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Woodbridge Cruise – September 2018

12 September 2018

Having had to cancel our plans for a September cruise to Wells-Next-the Sea, we altered the destination to Woodbridge on the Deben instead.  This disappointed several people who were looking…

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July 2018 – WELLS-NEXT-THE-SEA / ORWELL CRUISE

02 August 2018

Given that the Harbour Master at Wells-next-the-sea had stated that he no longer accepted bookings for moorings we knew there was a chance that we might not get into Wells….

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Southern Rivers Cruise – 13-15th July

17 July 2018

The skies were a little over cast with sunny spells as the flotilla gathered on the River Bure last Friday but that certainly didn’t dampen spirits. Crews attending the NYA…

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Southwold Cruise – July

10 July 2018

With Haven Bridge undergoing repairs, our Southwold fleet departed the Broads on Friday 6th July through Mutford Lock and moored at the RN&SYC for a few hours until all the…

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Belgium Cruise – June 2018

26 June 2018

The start to our Belgium cruise was not the easiest to organise.  With the Haven Bridge out of action & limited moorings available in Lowestoft, it took several phone calls…

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Southwold Cruise – May 2018

08 May 2018

Sun, Sun, Sun I cannot remember a time when we departed on a cruise with a weather forecast quite as good as the one we had when we left for…

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East Coast Cruise – Easter 2018

17 April 2018

Fog, Fog, Fog. That was the order of the day for our East Coast Cruise.  We left on Sunday 8th April on a forecast of flat calm, variable wind and…

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Southwold Cruise September 2017

02 October 2017

Autumn weather can be delightful and we were treated to a few nice days for our last Southwold run of the season. The 14 strong fleet gathered at Reedham Ferry…

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HOLLAND CRUISE 2017

30 August 2017

We waited a day in Brundall prior to departing on our Holland adventure. Sundays forecast was perfect so we met at Reedham on Saturday evening for the usual mix of…

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WELLS CRUISE JULY 2017

03 August 2017

The weather for the last few weeks has been mostly windy, this weekend was no exception. This gave us two problems – the sea state for our proposed trip and…

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ST KATHARINE DOCKS CRUISE – JUNE 2017

06 July 2017

Often with our Cruising Club, making the decision to go to sea or not is a real judgement call. Taking into account forecast wind strength and direction and tides to…

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SOUTHWOLD CRUISE – JUNE 2017

12 June 2017

Historically with our Cruising Club we have required pretty well flat calm conditions for the cruise to go ahead meaning many have been cancelled. Recently we have realised that most…

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WELLS CRUISE MAY 2017

17 May 2017

Running our Cruising Club can be a very frustrating business. No more so than when we were watching the weather as our departure date loomed. After a prolonged period, of…

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EAST COAST CRUISE 2017

21 April 2017

Fun, Fun, Fun, Sun, Sun, Sun Our East Coast Cruise in the week leading up to Easter was the most successful for several years. The wind stayed in the West…

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END OF SEASON DINNER – 1ST OCTOBER 2016

03 October 2016

18 boats made their way across Breydon on Saturday morning for an 1100hrs bridge lift. Everyone arrived safely at RN&SYC and in plenty of time for the festivities of the…

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WELLS CRUISE JULY/AUGUST 2016

17 August 2016

The lovely Port of Wells is always one of the most popular cruises we run and this one was no exception. On their busiest weekend of the year – the…

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HOLLAND CRUISE

08 July 2016

The morning of the 25th of June dawned with bright sunshine and a light westerly breeze. The 9 strong fleet of boats were assembled at Reedham Ferry having dined there…

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LADIES TRAINING DAY – 11TH JUNE 2016

14 June 2016

What a fantastic day we had at Water’s Edge, Bramerton on Saturday. It was our first Ladies Training Day and as requested, the sun came out for us (for most…

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EAST COAST CRUISE – MAY/JUNE

06 June 2016

For the first time this season on our planned day of departure, we awoke to a bright morning and a decent forecast. 13 boats gathered at Berney Arms for our…

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SOUTHWOLD CRUISE – MAY

09 May 2016

Our Southwold Cruise was once again hampered by weather. This time it was the forecast rather than the actual weather that followed that caused us to vary our plans as…

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