Maritime Volunteer Service – inaugural meeting for new Medway Unit, 16 March

The MARITIME VOLUNTEER SERVICE has a new unit starting up in the Medway Towns and will be holding their inaugural meeting at Gillingham Marina on Wednesday 16th March 2016. The meeting will start at a 7.30pm in the Quarterdeck Restaurant.

Anyone can join the MVS as long as you are over 18 years of age and you do not need to have any previous experience. If you would like to learn more then please come along to our meeting on 16th.

In order to access Gillingham Marina it would be useful for the security to know in advance so please email us at so we can add your name to the list or call Tim Corthorn 07731 946569.

Gillingham Marina can be found at: 173 Pier Rd, Gillingham ME7 1UB

Further Information: (Unit Website) (National Website)

Free Lecture on Basic Navigation, 9 March

basic navGillingham Marina invite you to a free evening lecture at their Chandlery on 9 March 2016 at 6.15pm for 6.30pm start. A discussion on the rudiments of navigation, buoyage and the basics for getting to Stangate and back. Ideal for those new to sailing, great way to dust down skipper’s and refresh loyal crew member’s grey matter. Join us in the Quarterdeck afterwards for a complementary tea or coffee or half price first drink for all those who attend the lecture. Booking is a must as space is limited, please call the Reception on 01634 280022.

Gillingham Marina is also planning a one day RYA first aid course, cost £70 including manual. Please let us know if you are interested.