2012 Cruise-in-Company Events
Following the success of last year’s events (see the reports below), we have scheduled 5 similar events this year.
Put the dates in your diaries and watch for further information on these pages in due course.
Cruise in Company – Saturday 11 August 2012
This was another enjoyable day out with a good turnout of boats sailing first to Inchkeith and then to Starleyburn (near Burntisland), before a stern chase back to Granton.
For the full story see the post
Cruise in Company – The Commodore’s Rally – Saturday 21st July
(Photos Ken Dougall & Neil Moffat)
This was a great success with 19 boats taking part. On one of the best sailing days this year, skippers, crews and families mustered at the club house for the briefing before going out to their boats for the sail over to Silver Sands. Anchoring off the beach we must have seemed an unusual sight to the families on the beach:
(It’s OK, it was taken in black and white).
For some it was just a family day out:
Whilst in among the picnics and afternoon tea some went swimming:
And then there were the musicians:
More serious stuff was to follow with the stern chase home with some seemingly confused milling about at the start.
The race was won by Tim Simpson in The Springer closely followed by Eriskay:
And the rest of the fleet, who were mostly in it for the fun – though when there are other boats going in the same direction the spirit of competition does seem to kick in:
But a good time was had by all.
See also report. Also see below for additional photos from Liz Tulloch: