Tidal Diamond No. 252 Sail for Gold Olympic Torch Relay Race (Fun Race) Saturday 12th May – 17:00 Tudor SC is hosting our very own ‘Olympic Torch Relay Race’ as our fun race this year and have registered it with the RYA as a ‘Sail for Gold’ event. The race will take place down the harbour, on a triangular course. Competitors will form teams of three boats 1x Cruiser, 1x Dinghy Single Hander, 1x Dinghy Double Hander (other team combinations at the discretion of the sailing committee). It will be a 3 lap race – with 1 lap being completed by each team boat. An inflatable baton will be passed from boat to boat before the next lap can be completed. A poster is available on the Dinghy Notice board for people to sign up in a team and a separate form will be posted for all those that have not arranged a team, but wish to compete (to allow other members to contact you). If you have not arranged a team yet – contact the Sailing Secretary; we have eager competitors already looking to complete theirs teams! Richard Barnes - Sailing Secretary - sailingsec Forts & Fairway Series – Race 1 Sunday 13th May – 10:00 (ECA) To all Cruiser Racers, this Sunday, 13th of May, will be the first leg of the three race series around the Forts and Fairways of the Solent. The start will be at 1000 hours using the ECA start line. Please find attached a copy of the variations from the standard sailing instructions for this leg only. A signing on sheet will be displayed on the Cruiser Notice Board from Friday. Please can I ask all Cruisers attending to race to ensure that they have returned a completed "rig declaration form" stating which rig they will be using for "in" and "out" of harbour races. Andy Healey - Cruiser Race Coordinator - Andy.Healey Quiz Night Please note that the next TSC social is a quiz night on Friday 25th May, not 24th as in last week's TD. The poster with last week's and today's TD gives the correct date. Apologies - Editor. Maintenance Volunteers Needed for the Following Jobs: Job 1: 2 members required to fit trophy display cabinet on the wall above where the bookcase is now standing. Job 2: 2 members required to remove a layer of turf along by the patio and replace with shingle to form a soak-away to help prevent water from pooling alongside the patio area. Job 3: 2 members to clear away soil and debris from the drainage ditch outside the small compound. Job 4: Member required to fit shelving in ladies cloakroom as per shelving in gents cloakroom. Would members prepared to assist on any of the above tasks please contact Dick Clark on 023 9259 6711 or 07715 446156. Don't wait until end of the year to do your maintenance, there may not be any jobs left , Dick Clark - Maintenance Officer
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