Island Sailing Club, Cowes

August 18, 2017
Island Sailing Club, Cowes

Winter Programme of speaks. Unless otherwise claimed, all talks are on Tuesdays with supper offered by 1830 to 1930 and speaks start at 2000.

Every MondayBridge Club - meet at 1315 for a 1330 begin

7 February
My "Travel Navy" - Commander Keith Harris OBE RN (Rtd)
The talk will take care of Commander Harris' time in Naval aviation.

Thursday 9 February
Club Coffee Morning from 1030

14 February
Motoring with an Austin - the Island scene from last to the current - Nigel Offer
The illustrated talk will make reference to different Austin vehicles which have a link because of the Island, beginning with the initial Austin to reach regarding Island in 1907. Moving on to the current time, you can find presently some 100 vehicles from the Island, many owned by people in the Isle of Wight Austins Club. Several of these automobiles participate in people in the Island Sailing Club.

21 February
A Sailor's Life - Stan Marsland
The sailing life and experiences of John Ely Marsland.

Thursday 23 February
Women Light Lunch 1200 for 1230

Saturday 25 February
Commodore's Dining in Night - Black Tie 1900 for 1930. Please click to see the menu and here to book your tickets on line.

28 February
The River Medina - Component 2 - Sarah Burdett

7 March
Sailing Thoroughbreds - 80 Years of Marblehead’s at Ryde - Capt. Peter Jackson
Reputation for design yachting regarding Isle of Wight; radio-controlled yacht rushing today.

Thursday 9 March
Club Coffee day from 1030 - TBC

14 March
Rocket to St Pancras - Ray Bulman
Marketing the commemorative British postage stamps.

21 March
The 100kt Sailboat - is it feasible? - Dr Colin Palmer
For years sailboats appear to be limited by rates of around 40knots. Today this really is routine for several multihulls and sailboards forced the documents to above 50knots. Most recently, Vestas SailRocket features struck 70knots. Is this close to the upper restriction of what is feasible, or might we one-day understand 100knot sailboat?

Saturday 25 March
The History of Bembridge Harbour - Dr Alan Doe

Friday 31 March
Women Light Lunch and Fashion Show 1200 for 1230

4 April
The Exbury Egg - Paul Baker
The create, launch and lifetime of the Exbury Egg.

11 April
My Round the World Adventure with Clipper 2015/2016 – Sally Derrick
Throughout the 15/16 edition of this Clipper RTW race Sally ended up being a ‘worlder’ on staff Mission Efficiency. This race takes people, many of which have never sailed and transforms all of them into overseas yacht racers. During her battle she had best and worst times of the woman life and obtained a family group numbering into the hundreds.

Thursday 13 April

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