Hornet News

Weekly news letter

5 August 2017

Dear Members,

Winter Lift Offer and Booking Form - Please find attached Winter Lift Offer and Booking form. Berthholders and Members are asked to submit their forms as early as possible and before 1 Sep even if you are yet to decide on your dates. Any spare capacity after Sep will be opened to SSA members. Copy of insurance and proof of ownership (if not already held) will be required. Please note that completed forms are required for all lifts.

Notice to Berthholders - It has come to our notice that some berthholders are becoming complacent when securing their boats in the Marina; this includes fendering when at times it is inadequate or fenders are out of position to be effective. I would be grateful if berthholders could ensure securing arrangements are adequate for the conditions. If in doubt the Marina staff are available to provide advice.

Rally to Bembridge 22,23 and 24 Sep 17 - Steve Holliman is planning a Hornet Rally to Bembridge and to enjoy the food festival over the same weekend. Details attached. If you wish to take part please pass your details to the office.


RNSA Wed Racing Series - For more information email: Richardhanslip@gmail.com. There is now a break in the programme for the Summer and Wed sailing will resume on 23 Aug 17.

Hornet Twitter - Access to Hornet twitter is @HornetSC.

Access to Navwarns and LNTM - Members are reminded that they can register their email address with QHM to be included in the distribution. http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/qhm/portsmouth/local-notices

Training Courses - Details of Training courses available to members and their families are available on the Website under 'events' and the members only notice board. If you require a log on or password please email me. I would be grateful if members could take a look at the website, check your personal details, and recommend any suggestions for proposed improvements.
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Forthcoming Club Events

2017 - Dates for the Diary with many new entries for your diary

The bar will be open all day Friday and Saturday up until August Bank Holiday.


Sat 2 or 9 Sep (tbc) - Battle of Britain Dinner

Thurs 21 Sep - Quiz Night

Fri 22 Sep - Rally to Bembridge (details attached)

Sat 30 Sep - Gin Tasting Evening

Fri 20 Oct - Trafalgar Night Dinner

Sat 28 Oct - Pickle Night

Sun 12 Nov - Remembrance Day
followed by Carvery Lunch

Sat 9 Dec - Christmas Ball