RYA welcomes return to boating

The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) warmly welcomes a return to the water following the Prime Minister’s announcement today [10 May 2020] during which he stated that from this Wednesday, the Government wants to encourage people to take more and even unlimited amounts of outdoor exercise. Since the lockdown commenced, the RYA has presented a strong…

Wivenhoe-RiverCare Group photo

Wivenhoe RiverCare

Wivenhoe RiverCare Wivenhoe RiverCare is now based at our club from 1st May. Wivenhoe Rivercare works with local groups, companies and individuals sharing similar aims and who wish to clean up the river, its banks and so protect and nurture the local wildlife. Regular clean up days are held throughout the year. With both kayaks,…

WC&KC members join WSC

WC&KC members join WSC The Wivenhoe Canoe and Kayak Club will be dissolving as a club on the 24th April 2020 and members will join the Wivenhoe Sailing Club from the 1st May 2020. WCKC was formed in 2013 bringing members together for social paddling events, monthly pub socials and kayaking trips as well as…

Boatbuilding Challenge

WSC Boatbuilding Challenge Rob Maloney has set a challenge to build a “One Sheet Design” boat.   A few members have already started building but there is still plenty of time. You can build a boat, canoe or anything that floats to paddle, row or sail from only one 8′ x 4′ sheet of plywood, one…

WSC eSailing Club Championship

WSC eSailing Club Championship – Monday 27 April at 8pm – Entry Form Dear Members, WSC has formally entered into the RYA’s eSailing Spring Club Championships (https://www.rya.org.uk/Pages/virtual-regatta.aspx), allowing you the chance to compete for the title of not only WSC eSailing Spring Champion, or the RYA eSailing Regional Spring Club Champion but also RYA eSailing…

Important Information Regarding WSC

Important Information Regarding WSC On Friday 27th March 2020 the General Committee agreed to continue  managing the Club until it is possible to hold an AGM later in the year. The following were also agreed: 1. Under HM Government restrictions introduced this week, the Club premises are now off limits. Members should not work on…

Online club racing

Online club racing Coming soon for WSC members! Online club racing (with up to 20 players per race) courtesy of Virtual Regatta & the Royal Yachting Association. To get ready, use this link to head to Virtual Regatta Inshore   or download “VR Inshore” from your App Store and sign up for a free account. Then…

CORONAVIRUS – IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS

CORONAVIRUS – IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS Dear Members, Following the many recent updates regarding Covid19 your General Committee has been working hard to find ways of keeping the Club facilities available to members whilst following government guidelines. The PM’s statement on Monday 23rd has created a situation which requires us to take the most extreme…

WSC clothing with logo

WSC clothing with logo Rob Maloney has been looking into WSC clothing with logo and has got some prices and details from the supplier. All garments are navy blue with logo front left, prices are for S – XL. Larger sizes are available which may be at slightly higher prices. Orders can be mixed sizes.…