East Cowes Marina/Solent Rally
It's time to take to the water again and we have organised what we hope will be a most relaxing weekend. Please react swiftly and for clarity a list of instructions / checklist is at the end of this invitation.
Friday 3rd May - venture to East Cowes Marina. Christchurch 1st High is 0900. Join us on or around Saltwind at 4pm for a Springtime Prosecco, Clotted Cream and Scones (Please bring your own Prosecco! Glasses and the rest will be provided). Please make your own arrangements for Dinner. Water taxis or the ferry to West Cowes might be an option.
Saturday 4th May - A reservation for 60 seats in The Lifeboat (https://www.thelifeboatcowes.co.uk) at 7pm for 7.30pm has been made but a £5 deposit is required payable to us (not The Lifeboat) before the 27th April. We shall then forward the confirmed payments to them. Enjoy a day on the Island, walk up the hill to Osborne House or relax. Join us at 6pm for a convivial pontoon party. Christchurch 1st High is 0930.
Sunday 5th May - Make sail to Yarmouth. We have reserved a maximum of 30 boats for the night all on walk ashore pontoons. 2nd High Christchurch is 13.35. No restaurants have been organised. Pay on the day for your berths, mention CSC for a 10% discount.
Monday 6th May - Wake up to a glorious sunny day and prepare for a return to Christchurch. 2nd High is 1420
1. Please confirm by using the CSC Sailing Club Manager, , email or phone to Martin Spooner via the club office, the days you wish to book with names in your party, boat name, length, any special requirements and contact details of key man.
2. Also call East Cowes Marina Tel.01983 293983 and reserve and pay for your own berths. If you fail to arrive, whatever the reason, please inform them and your payment will be honoured for one year. Please mention the CSC Rally and a 10% discount will be applied.
3. Send a £5 deposit per person to Martin Spooner before the 27th April to reserve your place at The Lifeboat. The full menu will be available and you order at the bar per table.
4. If your plans change please keep us informed so that we may keep our hosts content.
We look forward to seeing you in a few weeks time - for those that have not been to East Cowes there are plenty of food shops within a half mile and excellent facilities on site but do remember the fast-moving tidal flows as you enter and leave your berth.
Last updated 6:46am on 8 April 2019