It is with the greatest sadness that we must inform you of the passing of Honorary Life Member Angie Bines. For some year's Angie had been battling Parkinson's Disease and she passed away peacefully in hospital in the early hours of 19 th March with her family at her side. Angie and her husband Johnny joined the sailing club in 1971 with their two young sons Andy and Chris. They immediately threw themselves
Published 20:11 on 21 Mar 2019
It is with a huge amount of sadness that we must advise you of the death of Nicki Worth on the 18th February following her battle with cancer. Nicki was a keen sailor and supporter of the club ever since moving to Brightlingsea. Nicki leaves behind her husband Ferret (Martin) daughters Tilly and Flora and her Mum and brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families at this most difficult time.
Published 18:25 on 22 Feb 2019
It is with the very greatest of sadness that we must inform you that BSC Honorary Life Member Glynis Sorrell passed away suddenly on Tuesday 5th February. Although taken ill very suddenly her girls, Mandy, Donna and Melissa, were all able to be with her. Our thoughts are with them and their families at this saddest of times. Glynis had been a member of the club since the early 80s and had been a
Published 12:39 on 8 Feb 2019
Here is Vice Commodore of Sailing Simon Redfearn's January Update. A belated Happy New year to everyone. A few dates for your diary. We are running 3 talks at the club this Spring for your education and entertainment. The first is a talk by Dave Charlton on Race management. To be held at the club on Friday 15 th March at 7.00pm. This will be aimed at
Published 13:34 on 19 Jan 2019
Brightlingsea Sailing Club is delighted to be taking part in WinterFest 2019 by hosting the festival's Arts & Crafts Workshops on Sunday 24 February. All members are welcome to book in for the workshops (see details in the posters below) or simply pop into the club to see some of the artists' work and enjoy refreshments from the pop-up cafe the volunteers will be running. In 2014, following the suicide of a
Published 21:08 on 17 Jan 2019
December 2018 Dear Members and Friends, You may have noticed rather more 'Mirror' sailing activity this year and we are pleased to announce that Mirror sailing and racing is included in the BSC programme for next summer. Where our club is already co-ordinating thorough and extensive teaching programmes a revival of Mirror activity is seen as a worthwhile addition, especially since we already have the new beginnings of a fleet.
Published 14:08 on 14 Dec 2018
SALLIE FISHER 1934-2018 Further to our earlier post regarding the sad news of the death of Senior Member Sallie Fisher, we have been asked to let you know that Sallie's funeral will take place on Friday 14 th December at 11.45am at Weeley Crematorium. Sallie was a member of Brightlingsea Sailing Club and the Colne Yacht Club for over 60 years. She
Published 16:49 on 26 Nov 2018
You can now go online and login to your portal and book in your duties for next year. Please refer to this link for info on how many duties you are expected to do. https://www.sailbrightlingsea.com/article/changes-to-the-duty-system-2019-1 Get in early to get the pick of the events and remember that we need people to train up for Race Officers. We will be holding training sessions early next year and you can put yourself down
Published 16:49 on 21 Nov 2018
It is with great sadness that we must advise you of the death of Sallie Fisher late on the evening of 18th November following a short illness. Sallie was one of our longest standing members and had contributed hugely to club life over many years. Sallie leaves behind daughters Alice Davies and Carolyne Archer and grandchildren Chris Matthews, Ed and Taffy Archer and our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families
Published 10:13 on 19 Nov 2018
For kids of all ages, please join us on Sunday 25 November from 2pm to 4pm for our Cadet Christmas Activity Afternoon where we'll be creating the decorations for our 2018 Christmas Tree Festival Entry and enjoying a visit from Santa himself! We'll have delicious cakes and refreshments on offer and there will be fun for all the family.
Published 14:30 on 8 Nov 2018