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It’s a new beginning and we are feeling our way.
Training is under way again and dinghy sailors are meeting for impromptu racing. The cruisers are heading off for overnight stays and we are witnessing more paddle-boards and canoes being launched from the Club.
Members are meeting up whether inside, on the glass-protected North terrace or on tables spread around the outside of the Club. The bar is open five days a week, every evening just for August, and we are serving food from Thursday to Sunday (opening times are below).
With more staff around the Club, during opening hours we can take your calls regarding membership or booking a table and from the start of August the office will be open every weekday morning.
Of course, we have our social side. From the fun of Open Day to the formality of the Black Tie Dinner, from Christmas on the Quay to steak nights, these are just some of the regular events spread through the year.
|Saturday 5th Sept||11.00 – 21.00 **||12.00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 20.00|
|Sunday 6th Sept||11.00 – 21.00 **||Brunch from 10.00 – 12.00 (if there are enough advance bookings and Lunch from 12.00 – 16.00|
|Monday 7th Sept|| 1700– 21.00 **
|Tuesday 8th Sept||17.00 – 21.00 **||No Catering|
|Wednesday 9th September||12.00 – 1430 and 1700 – 2100||No Catering|
|Thursday 10th September||12.00 – 1430 and 1700 – 2100**||brunch 08.30 – 11.00 and lunch 12.00 – 14.00|
|Friday 11th September||11.00 – 21.00 **||12.00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 20.00|
|Saturday 12th September||11.00 – 21.00 **||12.00 – 15.00 and 18.00 – 20.00|
|Sunday 13 Sept||1100 – 21.00 **||Lunch (Sunday Roast) 1200 – 1600|
|** The bar may stay open later if required|
|Table bookings: call 01255 675526 during bar hours or leave a message on this number or 07908 991969
|To ease the pressure on the staff, please preload your membership card.
Please avoid using cash if at all possible.
If there is enough water around the clubhouse there will be people on it.
As you would expect we have dinghy racing and active training for the younger generation. We also offer training courses and help for those taking up sailing or water sports when they have left their teens behind, shall we say.And for those of you who want to sail at any time, Titchmarsh Marina is just a few minutes away (but our beer and food is better).
Boats of all shapes and sizes with very similar crews. The cruisers have an all year programme that starts in the Spring and finishes with Guy Fawkes. Even then they end up ‘rambling’.
And though they will meet at various points along the East coast – they often finish in the Club for lunch.
While not hosting a large fleet of any particular class, you will find there is still a certain ‘edge’ that keeps the club’s dinghy racers very competitive. We have Jewels, Lasers, Phantoms and a host of single and double handers racing against each other on handicap with the helms ranging in age from the very young to those of ‘significant experience’.
Racing starts with the Winter series and runs seasonally through the year (including a Summer evening series) before concluding with the Snowball at Christmas.
The tides and terrain of the Walton Backwaters make conditions interesting but they rarely detract from a lot of fun.
All our courses are working towards the RYA certificate specified in the name of the course, we aim to get as many people as possible on the water and having fun. More courses will be added when the demand is there, and when the tide and calendar cooperate! Please contact W&FYC office: email@example.com for booking and Heidi Wright: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
All costs are based on the participant already being a member. A small temporary membership fee is added to the cost of course for a non-member as we really want to encourage new members to come and see what our club is about!