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Commodores Report.


whoosh it’s flown by, my last report finished wishing you all fair weather and safe cruising, sorry about the summer, what summer you may say I think more time was spent watching the red light(on the lock) than active boating.


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summer we still managed to put on our usual events, raising money for our nominated charities, who last year were the R.N.L.I and The Meningitis Trust. These events namely the Cream Tea, and Cheese and Wine Evening being organised by the members and partners of The Social and Events Group, thank you to you all for taking the time and effort to make these two events a success, which could only be bettered if more support was forthcoming.


events throughout the country and some six boats departed the club for a weeks cruising spending a very eventful few days at Stoke Lock where our younger members were treated to a memorable ghost walk, before we moved onto Newark Marina, returning to home moorings on Friday; supposed to be the best day it rained and rained some more.


of the T.B.A Rally and Commodores Cruise; red light on for four days, and to follow it rained and rained, finally giving way to drier weather in late July, August. Just in time for the DMBC 2012 Rally, probably the best weather of the Summer.


Now the first flood the weekend The Queens Jubilee saw many Throughout the late spring and


lmost twelve months have gone since my first commodores report,


this one organised by Vice Commodore Andrew Whitehead and his willing band of helpers, many thanks to you all.


Rally it was decided to officially open the new toilet block, this project put in place by Alan Twaite, Mike Simpson and Roger Stones was the culmination of many years wishing and hoping by the club but made possible by Mr. David Marshall’s very generous and very much appreciated donation of the cost of the Toilet Building to the club.


were blessed by a beautiful Saturday Evening and bang on time a roaring Spitfire gave us a wonderful Flypast, departing us to R.A.F Cosford then returning some 20 minutes later to give us a final pass.


Party attended by 48 members and partners on Saturday and 38 on the Sunday.


work and general cleaning and tidying was done along with one new staging,


Over the weekend a great deal of


certainly over the past five years that I’ve been a Flag Officer and at all interviews I’ve been involved in, the point has been made that its membership of a club that is being offered not a mooring as we are predominately a private club with a self help ethos, this is the aim


Thank You To You All. On the subject of Work Parties,


October was the Autumn Work Our Thanks to you David, we At the opening ceremony of the What a great weekend as usual,


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