Or ‘How to fit 650 vehicles into 80 spaces’ Clearly the sub-title is tongue in cheek but it does represent our position if every member with a right to park a vehicle turned up on the same day. Last year, following reports of non-member parking and a lack of available spaces, we carried out several checks. In July & August, car park accesses were monitored using the access control system. One anomaly was noted which was followed up and found to be legitimate. Parking was physically monitored each weekend in September from which 10 potential ‘offences’ were highlighted. These may [...]
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On Friday March 26th our resident cyber cop, Vic Buss, gave a talk on cyber security and how to stay safe when using the internet. The slides for Vic's talk can be viewed through this link.
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The Club Spring eSeries is now well under way with 14 competitors racing 3 boats in 3 locations. We are using the Star, FarEast28 and Offshore Racer in Cowes, La Trinite and Palma. In week 4 of the spring eSeries, several groups have appeared. 1st and 2nd places are hotly contested; we have a gap either side of 3rd; then 4th, 5th and 6th could easily shift around. Great racing, an interesting way to spend an hour or so and brush up your racing skills from the comfort of your own armchair. Results are on this link
The third in our series of online talks was on Saturday 20th February at 18.00. Becky Walford from the QHM Portsmouth team gave a talk about the operation of the harbour and the wider Solent. Becky has given us this reminder for small boat movements around the harbour
The second in our series of online talks was on Friday 6th February at 18.00. Club member Mark Orr, with many years of experience in the fuels industry, spoke to some 40 members about the trials and tribulations of keeping usable fuel in boat tanks. A copy of the presentation is available on this link and Mark is happy to take emailed questions from members.
This talk took place on Saturday 16th January, attended by some 80 members on Zoom. We recorded the presentation which can be viewed here, Secrets of the Solent. Emily, one of the presenters from the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, provided us with some material reminding us of the content of the talk and setting a challenge! Create a 'yarn bomb' celebrating local sea life, see here for details.