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March Newsletter

Next Wednesday, March 16th., 7pm for 7.30, members of Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club will be addresed by Katie McCabe, the youngest person to sail single-handed around Britain at the Regal Club, Kingsbridge.  Last summer, at age 14, she left her home port, Topsham, and sailed anti-clockwise around the country in her 26 foot wooden yacht Falanda..  On Wednesday she will tell us, […]

Wine Tasting Evening

Firstly, we still have some members who have not paid their £15 subscriptions for 2022. Payment must be made by January 31st. or membership will lapse.  Please let us know if you do not intend renewing.  I also need to regretfully inform you that Andy Thompson, our training officer, has been hospitalised.  Consequently all training events in […]

Happy New Year

Christmas and New Year festivities are behind us and, hopefully we are embarking on an improving future.  I trust all our members achieved their aims and ambitions over the holidays, catching up with families and friends and enjoying themselves.  The KEBC Christmas Dinner at The Cottage was attended by 30 members and was  generally acknowledged to […]

November Newsletter

Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club Your committee met on November 8th, the main topics of interest follow:  Boatwatch Steve Arblaster has volunteered to become Boatwatch coordinator and was welcomed on to the committee.  He will be meeting team leaders in the New Year.  Any member who wants to become a Boatwatch volunteer, but hasn’t yet done so, […]

October Newsletter

Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club I am pleased to be able to report that the first KEBC meeting since Covid changed our lives was a success in spite of torrential rain and flooding in Kingsbridge.  Thirtytwo of us enjoyed the presentation from Dave Halsall, with a drink and nibbles from the club.  All those present were happy […]

September Newsletter

Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club  Autumn is with us and the Covid pandemic seems to be fading.  Your committee met face to face for the first time since early 2020 in a very comfortable room within the Regal complex, Ebrington Street, Kingsbridge.  They decided that future club evenings and committee meetings would […]

July Newsletter

Kingsbridge Estuary Boat Club Even on the water it is hot.  The sea breeze just about works in the Bag; it brings little relief but enjoy the summer while it lasts.  Your committee met last week, again using the Zoom platform which I hope we can abandon soon. Our events organiser, Linda Lee, in conjunction with the […]

May Newsletter

I am sorry to start this message with the sad news of the death of Richard Benton, our Boatwatch coordinator.  We extend our condolences to Adrienne and all his family.  Richard will be missed throughout the Kingsbridge community as he did not confine his efforts only to this club.  His work on the Boatwatch scheme […]

April Newsletter

Asia (Joanna) Pajkowska, an old friend of mine, completed a solo, non stop, circumnavigation under sail between September 2018 and April 2019 and will be giving an illustrated talk on her experiences at 1930 on April 14th.  This will be on Zoom and invitations will be sent to all members nearer the date.  She worked in Salcombe for many […]

March Newsletter

Hello all, mad March gales are here with a vengeance and I hope you are all still keeping warm in front of the fire. Your committee met on March 10th when we welcomed another volunteer willing to be coopted.  Ben Harris joined us and so, with the addition of Rosemary Speed who joined at the AGM, we […]