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  • 2024 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

    The Annual General Meeting of Brightlingsea Sailing Club will take place on Easter Monday 1st April 2024 at 11:00 in the clubhouse. All members are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. Officer and General Committee Member nomination forms are available from enquiries@sailbrightlingsea.com (General Committee). Completed Officer and General Committee Nomination Forms, Rule Change Proposals or Motions for the Meeting must be submitted to the General Committee by 3rd March

    Published 13:10 on 28 Jan 2024

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    RIP John Henderson

    It is with great sadness that we report the passing of long standing BSC member John Henderson, who died peacefully on 6 November 2023 surrounded by his family, just a few days short of his 84th birthday. John, his wife Pat and their daughters Tania and Nicky joined the sailing club over 40 years ago when the girls began attending Tuesday Night Cadets, and he remained an active member right up until this season.

    Published 15:14 on 19 Nov 2023

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    RIP Melissa Smith - Funeral Details Updated

    It is with the greatest sadness that we share the news that Melissa Smith (nee Sorrell) passed away peacefully on Tuesday morning, following her cancer battle. Melissa has been a member of BSC since she was a child and has been an active member across both sailing and social aspects of the club. Starting in her Mirror Dinghy 'Donald Duck,' Melissa sailed competitively in a number of classes, including Laser 2s,

    Published 13:02 on 3 Nov 2023

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    BSC AGM 2023 - Monday 10 April at 11am - Final Agenda

    The Annual General Meeting of Brightlingsea Sailing Club will take place on Easter Monday 10 April 2023 at 11:00 in the clubhouse. All members are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. The Commodore's Reception will take place after the meeting and all members are invited. BSC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2023 The Annual General Meeting will be held

    Published 17:46 on 27 Mar 2023

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    New BSC Harbour Code Of Conduct And 2023 Club Racing Documents Published

    With the new season now upon us we have several new documents for your attention. Below are details of the new BSC Harbour Code of Conduct which has been agreed with the Harbour Master and which we ask all members to carefully read and respect at all times - whether racing or not. In addition if you go to the Club Racing Documents section of the website you will see

    Published 15:30 on 23 Mar 2023

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    RIP Past Commodore Ian Cruickshank - UPDATED - Funeral 4 Apri

    It is with great sadness that we share news of the death of past Commodore and BSC Honorary Life Member Ian Cruickshank. Ian and his family became very involved with club activities during the 1970s. He was an enthusiastic member of the GP fleet and having joined the club committees he went on to become Commodore from 1991-92, playing an important role in supporting the club for many years. Ian collapsed at

    Published 16:49 on 1 Mar 2023

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    BSC AGM - 10 April 2023

    The Annual General Meeting of Brightlingsea Sailing Club will take place on Easter Monday 10 April 2023 at 11:00 in the clubhouse. All members are invited and encouraged to attend the meeting. Several of our long standing committee members and flag officers are standing down at this AGM and as a result we are urgently seeking new volunteers. For further information about these roles please speak to outgoing Commodore Alice Davies, outgoing Honorary

    Published 16:21 on 26 Jan 2023

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    2023 Calendar & Duty List Now Online

    The 2023 season is fast approaching and our 2023 Sailing Calendar is now online as is the sailing Duty Roster for this year. Those members who participate in racing are expected to do four on the water racing related duties each year so if you race with the club but haven't yet put your name down please do so asap so you get your preferred dates. All members who are able are

    Published 13:36 on 23 Jan 2023

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    RIP Eric Rust - UPDATED Funeral Wed 7 Dec

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of former BSC Commodore Eric Rust who passed away on Sunday 13 November 2022. Having watched racing at Oulton Broad and Felixstowe with interest earlier in his life, Eric took up sailing at the age of 40 and soon after started racing an Enterprise, bought from Brightlingsea, at Bletchley Sailing Club. A few years later his work brought him to Colchester and he started

    Published 18:16 on 15 Nov 2022

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    BSC at Christmas

    After two winters of Covid restrictions we are delighted that this year BSC will be offering a full programme of Christmas activities. Please join us for: BSC/CYC Joint Cadet Christmas Party - Saturday 3 December from 6pm Brightlingsea Sailing Club and Colne Yacht Club Cadets are invited to join us for the 2022 Joint BSC / CYC Cadet Party and Prize Giving on Saturday 3 December from 18:00.

    Published 15:52 on 8 Nov 2022

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    Fair Winds Your Majesty And Thank You

    We are so saddened to learn the news from Buckingham Palace and we all mourn the passing of Her Majesty The Queen. The Queen has been a steady hand on the tiller of our lives for over 70 years. She shared our love of the sea, spending many happy days afloat, in particular aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia. Our photograph shows The Queen sailing the Royal Dragon Bluebottle with the Duke of Edinburgh shortly after

    Published 20:30 on 8 Sep 2022

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    Regatta Weekend at BSC

    July 16 and 17 is Brightlingsea Regatta and once again BSC will be playing a focal role in this much loved annual event. There's something for everyone over the course of the weekend including the return of the Saturday Night Firework Spectacular so do come down and join in the fun when you can. Here's a quick overview of what's on when: Saturday 16 July 10am to midnight

    Published 16:02 on 14 Jul 2022

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