MSBA/RYA Conference, 7 March 2015

StaceyClarkA great day for two hundred delegates, exhibitors, speakers and organisers. Pictured left is Stacey Clark, RYA Chairman, during his keynote speech.

Our photographer, Alex Cheshire, has kindly published photos of the conference here…

We are grateful to our sponsors Peel Ports, Medway Council and the BMF. The following exhibitors also supported the event: Chatham Marina, Clarke & Carter, Cruising Association, Gillingham Marina, Kent Police, Medway Bridge Marina, Medway Queen, Medway Watersports, Pirates Cave, Queenborough Harbour Trust, Volspec Ltd.

Nick  Ardley spoke on Medway’s Hidden Past. Here’s his account of the day…

CA Kent Section Winter Warmer, 12 March 2015

Cruising AssociationNext Winter Warmer at the Dog and Bear, Lenham, will be on Thursday, 12th March 2015, 8pm. Members will be giving short presentations:

  • Storms, engine failure and some tricky manoeuvres !  – David Long
  • The River Seine through the canals and home via Dieppe and Boulogne – Ken Marsden
  • Best laid plans, don’t always work out ! – Alan Dann
  • Sailing a junk rigged Virgo Voyager single handed ! – Tom Wallace
  • The Sandwich Rally August 2014 – Clifford Mickleburgh

Clifford says bring a friend, non-members are also always very welcome.