We will be running a Start Sailing Course over two days. On Saturday at 11am Jim (our sailing secretary), is running a "Sailing with Spinnakers" Session. This can be for anybody.... even those already proficient . We will have a kids Oppi/Topper session Saturday at 11am and our DUCK RACE on Sunday about 14:30. If you fancy a little go at racing Sunday at 13:30 we will run a short "learn about racing" session followed
Published 11:45 on 31 Jul 2017
HCYC members are invited to come and join in the fun on our first of four Activity/Training Weekends this Summer. There will be Training on both days ( this needs to be booked with the Commodore beforehand) and we are also having a Saturday Night BBQ (5:30pm). Please bring your own food to cook and beverages to drink though tea/coffee/soft drinks will be available at the usual charge.
Published 16:00 on 6 Jun 2017
Enjoy a Wednesday club night with an early social sail from 3pm, BBQ at 6pm followed by an "Après Sail" talk by long term HCYC member, Ian Meaden. Sausages and and burgers will be available at a reasonable price (proceeds to the charity Parkinson's UK), or bring your own food. Ian is a naval architect and has a wealth of knowledge about ships and how they have developed over the centuries. He is also
Published 11:44 on 18 May 2017
The RYA is promoting a Nationwide "Push The Boat Out" event and HCYC will be welcoming people to our "Try Sailing Open Day" in May. We would love as many members as possible to help us promote this day to friends and also get involved themselves. We need help with rigging boats, helming, registering and directing people and showing them round the club. This year we would like some 'Helpful Hosts" to chat to
Published 18:34 on 26 Apr 2017
Join us for a tasty Fish and Chip Supper (with pudding) at HCYC followed by a Quiz. Each team will be 6 people and we can match these up on the night if you are not able to make a full team. The supper will be £8 per head . This includes the fish supper with hot drinks, but otherwise, please BRING YOUR OWN TIPPLE TO DRINK, WITH GLASSES. I will be taking
Published 11:11 on 14 Mar 2017
Spring is just around the corner and so is the first of our biannual work days. As usual, we rely on our supportive members to give a few hours of their time to help maintain our lovely club. We have a variety of jobs to suit all skills and abilities. We also have a good range of tools available, but feel free to bring your own ( best marked with your name), and
Published 15:19 on 16 Feb 2017
At the end of January we have invited a guest speaker, Richard Thomas, to the club. He will be giving a talk on " A Day in the Life of a Thames Tug" This comes highly recommended by one of our club members and should be a very enjoyable evening, It will be £3 per head on the night, to include the usual tea and coffee refreshments. Hope to see you
Published 16:12 on 10 Dec 2016
Please join us for our Christmas Social and take part in the traditional Christmas Pudding Race. There will also be a prize for the best decorated boat.....so get your tinsel ready!. Mince pies and sausage rolls will flow freely and there will be a few Christmas surprises.
Published 19:08 on 24 Oct 2016
This is a very important day in the club's calendar and gives our members the opportunity to reflect on what HCYC has been up to over the past year and applaud our prize-winners. Please come along after the usual Sunday racing. Your support is vital to the successful running of our club. Tea/Coffee and light refreshments will be provided.
Published 18:48 on 24 Oct 2016
We had a wonderful day out at Brightlighsea. One of our awaydays from the normal water and a chance to really get the wind in our sails. A great time was had by all. Keep a lookout in the newsletter for future outings.
Published 16:05 on 18 Jul 2016