Dancing shoes to the ready...
Watch the final on the big screen with great sound in the Longshed.
Who will win the Glitterball? Will it be Danny Mac, Louise Redknapp, Claudia Fragapane, Ore Oduba,
or Robert Rinder!
All welcome, dining is optional Book Food now
Bookings now OPEN for 2017 Prizegiving Dinner. Tickets are £29.50. We will be celebrating at Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy (WPNSA), Portland in the Spinnaker Restaurant with its wonderful view across Portland Harbour. Check out the Booking Form for details of the menu and how to book, or paper booking forms will be available in the club.
This year's Christmas Party is on Saturday 10th December starting at 7:30pm
The social committee has updated the social winter program. Click "Read more" for details...
Novembers Yobs meeting was held at Moatt sail on Portland. Steve Moatt invited the Yobs to join him at his sail loft to not only see how sails are made but to actually make one.
Wandering around the Musée de la Marine in Paris the other day, waiting to meet the head of conservation for my research project, I came across the Trophée Jules Verne, which is one that, even if you won it, you couldn’t take home – nor would you want to, given its enormous size (about 10ft.).
Why not join us for Christmas Lunch
Great menu and only £15.
Booking form here! http://www.wsc.org.uk/node/3245
The first photo shows club boats rigging and probably about to take part in one of the first club races.
The crane and house in the foreground were still there when I was a child; the crane was for lifting the wooden bridge out so that boats could use the slipway where the main yard now is. The corner of the stone house is still the corner in the path between the yards.
Sugar and spice and all things nice, no we are not talking about Teresa May but the MacMillan Cancer Support coffee morning.
Dubbed the biggest coffee morning in the world, Weymouth Sailing Club members did their bit baking beautiful cakes for fellow members and the general public.
With the urn bubbling away, tea and coffee was served up and with tables straining under the weight of naughty but nice treats, donations were made and consumers had their fill.
Previously... we seem to have spent the season chasing the resident Sigma 33, Carabot, both around the cans and in the Tour des Ports, to such an extent that my skipper Thierry Lecuru decided that he just had to have one. After some research in England, we found one closer to home, and all that remained to do was to bring it back. Now read on...
Nev Hall has finally tied the knot on Thursday 8th September when he married Rebecca Johnson at St Peter and St Paul's church, Weston in Gordano.
Nev, who is part owner of La Salmo with his brother Gavin, has been a life-long member of the WSC where he and Gavin were both Cadets and regular sailors . Gavin sailed with his father Michael, who was the original owner of La Salmo, while Nev crewed for Barry Payne.