With the autumn upon us and the evenings drawing in, let's hope for some spectacular September late sunshine and fair winds before we start battening down the hatches. Marchwood were great hosts for the Final Fling last year, so we will be calling in to see them again with the use of their club room, bar and facilities.
'Two Boots' means bring your sailing boots and your walking boots, for a short pre-dinner walk along the shoreline to Eling on Saturday.
Note that the berthing rates at Marchwood are very reasonable, but there is no shore power on the pontoons. Those needing all the comforts of home will need to bring their own electricity!
HW Portsmouth 12:48 on Saturday 19th
Saturday 19th September
Meet at the Marchwood walk ashore pontoons at the top of Southampton Water by mid to late afternoon.
For those arriving in time, we will plan to take a walk along the waterside from around 3pm and returning by around 5.
Evening dinner and drinks in the clubhouse.
3 Courses £22
Potted prawns with toasted ciabatta
Pea and Mint soup
Chicken, Bacon and Leek Pie, New Potatoes and Vegetables
Beef Lasagne with salad and garlic bread
Spinach and Chickpea Curry and Rice
Salted Caramel Profiteroles
Strawberry and Pimms Eton Mess
Sunday 20th September
Head for home ports
Crew seeking berths are initially advised to visit the club Facebook ‘Crew Match’ page. If you are unsuccessful or not in the Facebook group, you are welcome to contact the event host.
Land based participants are as always welcome to join, and may wish to take advantage of one of the local hotels or B&B's in the area.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?
1. Register your attendance via the S&CA website by Friday 11th September
2. Visit the Facebook CrewMatch page for all crewing opportunities
3. Upon approach, skippers will be required to contact the harbor / marina by VHF for specific berthing instructions. (please state you are part of the S&CA/Sailing&Cruising Association Rally)
4. You can bring along friends, but remember to ‘add guest’ at the point of your registration
You host will be Andrew Palmer
Any questions, please email [email protected]