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East Coast - Jubilee on the Blackwater

  • 2 Jun 2022
  • 5 Jun 2022

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Come and join us on the Blackwater as we start the season with a visit to Bradwell Marina for 2 nights, followed by a night at anchor off Osea Island. 

Berth booking note - Bradwell are not accepting bookings. Berthing is on a first come first served basis. Be prepared to anchor in the vicinity of Osea Island if there is no berth availability BE PREPARED TO CATER ONBOARD FOR THE WEEKEND


DUE TO THE NATURE OF THIS EVENT, IT MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR SHOREBASED MEMBERS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND, PLEASE CONTACT THE HOST ON OR AFTER THE FIRST EVENING, TO SEE WHAT IS FEASIBLE


Navigational Note - Please ensure that you have checked tides and access relevant to your journey and vessel. Information below is for guidance only and should not be relied upon for navigation.


THE BELOW PLAN IS SUBJECT TO OBTAINING BERTHS

Thursday 2nd June

Bradwell Marina 1st night

HW Sheerness - 0420 LW Sheerness - 10.46 0.53m

HW Bradwell - 14.52

Bradwell Marina is reached via Bradwell Creek. A tide gauge (in feet) is located at the mouth of the creek and shows maximum depth. Creek shows CD0.7m and the marina entrance CD1.2m. Further information at;

https://www.bradwellmarina.com/


4-6pm, welcome drinks aboard SOLACE. Subject to numbers, SOLACE will host an 'open boat'. Please drop by for drinks and introductions.

1900/2000 - Dinner at the Marina Clubhouse/restaurant tbc. It depends on availability and berthing


Friday 3rd June 

Bradwell Marina 2nd Night

A day of relaxation. A late morning walk along local coastal paths and exploring Bradwell Village. Perhaps a lunchtime drink in the pub. For those inclined, there is a 3hr walking route available on the marina website. 


Saturday 4th June

Osea Island

LW Bradwell 0956 HW Bradwell 16.05


Leave Bradwell by 1200 (that should account for most drafts) and take the flood 5 miles up river and drop the hook off Osea Island, at The Barnacle anchorage. This is great place to have an onboard BBQ or for those wanting to do a little more socialising, there is the potential for rafting or tendering between vessels.

 

Sunday 5th June

Home Ports

HW Bradwell 0438 LW Bradwell 1036

LW Sheerness 1034 HW Sheerness 1652


Leave the blackwater on the Ebb, taking the Ebb North or, in time to pick up the flood south.


Host - Jonathan Morrish eastcoast@gaysailing.org.uk 

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COVID NOTE

All events will be run as 'Cruise in Company'.  All participants must comply with and be individually responsible for relevant guidance or regulations 

It will be the responsibility of individual skippers to comply with relevant guidance or regulations.

ANYONE EXPERIENCING COVID SYMPTOMS ARE ASKED NOT TO ATTEND. 

GETTING HELP TO JOIN US

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.


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