Frostbite and carols

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Hi Everyone,

The committee have considered the state of our water and have decided that regrettably we will have to cancel the Frostbite series this year.

However we know how popular our Carols and mince pies get together is so this will still go ahead but in a different format. If there is enough depth of water by December 8th we will have one winner takes all Frostbite race, a minimum length of 50 minutes with an 11 o’clock start. This will be followed by traditional Carols, mince pies and a presentation at about half past twelve. We have also suggested the model boaters could have a race following our Frostbite dinghy race. Please note that this year the celebrations will take place on a Saturday morning, December 8th.

 

If you still wish to sail a Frostbite/winter series in the area, many members will be on tour this winter. The following local clubs have Open Frostbite series; Shotwick, Colemere, Whitemere and Llandudno have a mini icicle series.  Please check relevant websites for more details. If you are interested in going please us an email via the usual emails or

https://gresfordsailingclub.org.uk/contact-us-2/

We can then put you in touch with other Gresford sailors who aim to attend other clubs for their Frostbite series.

Best Wishes,

GSC Committee

GSC carols mince pies 2018

Bonfire at the Flash

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Hi all sadly there will not be a bonfire and fireworks display at The Flash this year 2018
Thank you all for your support over the years.

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Autumn Series/Presidents Plate

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Hi all only 2 racing Sundays  left in the Autumn series why not come down to see the series off.

After that we have the last race of the year in the final Presidents Plate on the 28th October

Let’s try and make the last few races well turned out.

 

Arthur Jones Day

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Arthur Jones  Open Day

 

Flash Classic Racing

for

Enterprise, G.P. 14, Mirror and Solo dinghies

Sunday 22ndJuly                 11 am to 4 pm

£5 per boat

A day to celebrate our founder, Arthur Jones’s birthday. There will be racing for the four class cups and an overall winner of the Anniversary shield.All races will be handicaps and class positions taken from these.

Sandwiches will be available for lunch, please let Dav know if you are going to take part and would like a catered lunch, email via contact page

If you would like to crew or borrow a class boat please let us know and we will try and help.

Why not come down even if you are not sailing and meet your friends.

See you all Sunday.

Open Day

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We are holding our open day on Sunday July 1st 2018 11am –4pm

Come along to see what goes on at the club.

Sailing boat rides

Model boat demos

Everyone welcome

Reg Gibbs Continues

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The Reg Gibbs series for beginners has been successful so far with beginner helms  learning from experienced crews to sail a full course under race conditions, the weather has so far been kind to the learners with light wind and no rain,only one day left in the series hopefully some of the beginners will join us for Sunday afternoon racing as Rookies.

Well done to all.

Reg Gibbs Beginner Series

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Reg Gibbs beginner series
Sunday April 1st 11 am 2 races
Held over 3 Sunday’s
Ideal for those that are just learning or have done their RYA Level 1/2
Only learners sailing.
Learner helm experienced crew to help guide you in the right direction.
There will only be the beginners sailing at this time.
We need st least 4 beginners to run this beginner series so please let have your details so that we can arrange for an experienced crew by Thursday March 29th.
Please note if we do not receive at least 4 beginners we will have to cancel the series.
Please reply to
Dave Thomas gresfordsc@gmail.com