TONIGHT: Club Racing Series 2 Race 3 & Sailing Supper
Saturday 9 June RCYC/RNSA Round Wood Quay meet
Saturday 9 June, 1-3pm Junior Sailing Saturday 9 June Loe Beach Regatta
Saturday 9 – 16 June Chew Valley visit
Monday/Tuesday 11/12 June Clubhouse open
Wednesday 13 June, 7pm Suhaili BBQ (ticket holders only)
Thursday 14 June, 10.30am Suhaili Parade of Sail
Friday 15 June Club Racing Series 2 Race 4
Saturday 16 June, 3pm Wedding party in Marquee
Saturday 16 June, pm Falmouth Town Regatta
Sunday 17 June, 10am-12pm Junior Sailing
Wednesday 20 June, 7pm Quiz Night
Friday 22 June Club Racing Series 2 Race 5
Friday 22 – Sun 24 June Falmouth Classics
Saturday 23 June Falmouth Classics BBQ
Friday 29 June Club Racing Series 2 Race 5
Friday 29 June RCYC/RNSA Fowey meet Saturday 30 June St Mawes Regatta
Saturday 30 June – Friday 6 July Blind Week
Sunday 1 July, 4pm Champagne & Strawberries
** Meandering – Thursdays – meet at 10 am **
** Bridge – Wednesdays at 2pm **
The Royal Cornwall meets The Duke of Cornwall, HRH The Prince of Wales
A team from the RCYC attended the Royal Cornwall Show on Thursday 7th June to represent the Club and the RCYC Sailing Trust in the Princeâ€™s Countryside Trust Parade. We had the honour of leading the â€˜Water Sectionâ€™ of the Parade, accompanied by the Band of HM Royal Marines playing â€˜A Life on the Ocean Waveâ€™ and â€˜Heart of Oakâ€™ to the great appreciation of the crowd and the Royal Party, our arrival in the Main Ring being narrated by Nick Brooks-Ward who introducing the Royal Cornwall Yacht Club and the Sailing Trust.
Our Commodore Bob Collings led our crew, comprising Cinzia Collings, our acting Vice Commodore Nick Woodley, Lt Cdr Tim Julian, Raffy Kozajian and (bravely trying not to run the Commodore over) David Coglan. The Hon Treasurer was especially pleased to enjoy â€˜freeâ€™ publicity for the Club and the Sailing Trust!
We also spotted a number of RCYC members in the crowd and we especially appreciated their support.
As well as taking part in the Parade, the pictures show us being interviewed by BBC Radio Cornwall and the opportunity we had to share time with our Patron, HRH Prince Charles.
We feel that the Club and the Sailing Trust raised the public profile of our organisation in the most wonderful way possible, especially in the company of our Patron and the many thousands of visitors attending the Royal Cornwall Show. It was great fun and a great privilege!
Friday 1st June – Steward’s Cup
IRC1 – 1st – Juno – Johnny Walker
IRC2 – 1st – Encore – David Cunliffe
IRC3 – 1st – Moonlighter – Paul Collins
FF15 – 1st – The FF Word – Nick Woodley/Tim Julian
Sunbeam – Audry – Sawyer/Ford
For full results click here
RCYC BBQ with Sir Robin Knox Johnston
Wednesday 13th June, 7pm
Don’t miss out on your chance to meet with Sir Robin Knox Johnston and other sailors taking part in the Suhaili 50 Parade of Sail! There are still some tickets available for our BBQ on the 13th June at 7:00pm.
Tickers are Â£15.00 for Members. Due to the limited number of tickets and demand, tickets must be purchased prior to the event from the Bar.
Members are advised that this is a ticket only event and unfortunately the Clubhouse will not be available to anyone not holding a ticket. Parking will be very limited and we would advise arriving by taxi or on foot wherever possible.
A change to our normal opening hours next week – the Clubhouse will be open on Monday 11 June and Tuesday 12 June as part of this event.
Cakes and afternoon teas – Saturday, 16 June
Can you come along and help serve afternoon teas at the Falmouth Town Regatta? Help is required from about 2.30pm – no experience necessary, just a friendly face!
As mentioned in the previous newsletter, if anyone wishes to hone their baking skills we would welcome donations of cakes – these should be delivered to us in the rear courtyard at around 3pm as we will not have access to the cold store.
Please let Pam Cox (Social Secretary) know (01326 318642) if you are able to provide a cake and/or help with serving.
Champagne & Strawberries
The date has been set, the strawberries are ripening and the champagne is on ice!
Do come and join us for the annual Champagne & Strawberry event on Sunday, 1st July at 4pm in the Marquee and on the Club lawn. Â£10 per person, with all profits going to the Commodore’s Charity, ‘Blind Week’ Sailing.
Please add your name to the list in the bar or click on the booking link below.
Volunteers Required â€“
Watering Rota for the Summer Months
The flower tubs have now been planted up with summer bedding. Are there any members who can help with watering please? There are already a few names on the list but if we could have a couple more it will share the load through the summer months! If you live close to the Club or are a frequent visitor to the Club so much the better. Generally you would take on watering for a week ie watering say 3 times, obviously dependant on weather! If you would like further information please contact Rachel 01326 212185; alternatively send your name, contact details, and any weeks you are not available to her at email@example.com so that a rota can be organised. Many thanks for your help.
2018 World Cup Football
When the Club is open, and there is no other event on, we will be showing the World Cup Football on the large screen on the Upper Deck.
Dates in the next two weeks are as follows:
Week 1: Thursday 14 June, Friday 15 June, Saturday 16 June
Week 2: Thursday 19 June, Thursday 21 June, Friday 22 June, Saturday 23 June, Sunday 24 June
New Member applications on the board this week :
Ben Turner â€“ Falmouth â€“ Inport member
Andrea Ramsey â€“ Truro â€“ Inport member
Sarah Treen â€“ Ponsanooth â€“ Inport member
Markus Wyss â€“ Switzerland â€“ Overseas member
The EPOS card minimum
The House Committee in its efforts to streamline the Bar and Catering and to reduce costs have decided that with effect from the 1st June the minimum amount that may be placed on an EPOS card will be Â£30 (there is no maximum!).
One of the biggest causes of delay during busy periods at the Bar is the multiple transfer of small amounts from credit or debit cards on to a Memberâ€™s EPOS card having to be processed by the Bar staff who should be serving Members with their drinks and food.
The decision to have Â£30 as a minimum will still allow a Members Credit or Debit card to â€œgo contactlessâ€ saving even more time. This change will hopefully reduce the frustration experienced sometimes at having to wait a long time before being served, and allow the thirst to be quenched sooner.