This is a more advanced course than Basic Rope Work and introduces techniques for handling both covered and hollow braided ropes of various types.
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To allow for refurbishment in the Clubroom, Dining room and Claud Worth room, the Club will be closed from close of business on 29th July 2022 and will reopen on 30 August 2022, as will the office. The cabins will still be available for members to use during this time.
For more information on current and future events please see 'At the Club', ‘Regional events’, 'Training' and 'On the water'.
From the 30th August onwards the Clubhouse, bar and restaurant facilities will return to normal opening times from 1100 to 1900 Monday to Thursday, and 1100 to 1700 on Fridays.
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Most modern sailing yachts have auxiliary Diesel engines which skippers rely on heavily for close-quarters maneuvering. For the motor cruiser, the marine Diesel engine is the prime source of power.
The RYA VHF Short Range Certificate Examination is a practical assessment element of the VHF SRC course
Food and drink
Our dining room is open to our members and RYA Gold members, Royal Navy and Merchant Navy members, and any members of RYA affiliated sailing clubs for personal dining only.
All day menu: 11.00 to 19.00 (Monday to Thursday); 11:00 to 17:00 (Friday).
Booking is not required.
Our menu dishes are prepared in environments that are not totally free from allergen ingredients. Should you have concerns about the ingredients in our dishes; please do not hesitate to ask a member of our catering team who will happily assist you.
Soup of the week (£7.50)
Sandwich of the week (£7.50)
Quiche of the week with salad (v) (£9.50)
Chicken and duck terrine with red onion marmalade, toasted sourdough (£11.00)
Salmon, dill & cream cheese open sandwich (£8.25)
Seafood Charcuterie (£16.50)
Italian salad - mozzarella, tomatoes, rocket with basil and pesto dressing (£9.00)
Special of the day - hot food option such as lasagna, curry etc - see the board at the bar for details
Flat White 2.80
Hot Chocolate 2.90
Double chocolate brownie 3.10
Lemon drizzle cake 3.20
Chilli crackers / olives / nuts 2.50
Honorary Port Officers
Our Honorary Port Officers are scattered across the globe. Each one knows how to get the best out of any port you visit. Navigational approaches, berths, where to go, what to do, what to eat and how to make the best of your visit.
Published by Adlard Coles, this latest volume by Anthony Burton (text) and Derek Pratt (photographs) is well written and beautifully photographed.
Designing by the seat of my pants - Memoir by Ron Holland
Excellent advice from a expert
Advice at every level, for cruisers and racers alike. Words and pictures. Even moving pictures.