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North Fambridge Yacht Club’s ‘2023 Cruise schedule is now in full swing with 5 yachts joining the second trip of the season to Shotley Marina

Shotley Marina

The fleet left NFYC at 20.30 on Friday after pizza & passage planning in the club house. This was a new experience for 2 crews as it was dark and navigating the River Crouch through Burnham to the River Roach of a night was not something they had previously done. This was our first stop…

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Burnham Mini Cruise

NFYC - Burnham Mini Cruise

It was a very busy weekend for the members of the NFYC with lots going’s on. On Friday 12th May Menhic left for Brightlingsea, Jo and John had taken on a spare deck hand, his task’s were taking photos of his feet and getting a sun tan, eating and drinking as much as Jo could…

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The Measure of a Club

NFYC Sail measuring day

On Saturday 22nd April 2023, the RYA Regional Development Officer Mr Robbie Bell visited the NFYC, for a chat with the committee, to measure how the club was coping after COVID and his last visit some years ago now. We sat on the club decking in the warm sunshine for over 2 hours, the RYA…

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NFYC – Maintenance Day 2

Maintenance Day 2

The second maintenance day got off to a cracking start as “Team Patio” set up for another day repairing the patio decking. Hugh and Nigel set about cleaning the bar & all of the glasses, then they cleared out the admin cupboard. Dicky Duddles put the second coat of paint on the toilets walls while…

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NFYC – Maintenance Day 1

Maintenance Day 2

The annual maintenance days got off to a fantastic start, with 18 Club members turning out for the 1st of the days on Sunday 12th March 2023. Lots of work was carried out by club members, who are taking pride in our club house.  One team dropped the club mast to carry out a repair,…

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Quiz Night 2023

NFYC Quiz Night

On Saturday the 4th March we had our first social event of the year. The ever popular Winter Quiz night comprised of 10 subjects, 10 questions and 100 points with subjects including Chemistry, General Knowledge, Food, Nautical, Musicals and Films. Before the quiz started 30 club members & guests sat down to a good “Hearty”…

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Refresher Day

Navigation refresher

The NFYC kicked off it’s 125th Year in it’s historical club house, on the scenic north bank of the River Crouch. Starting the 2023 season of events, on the 25th February with a Refresher Day, where club members fine turned their Navigation, Ropework and Colreg skills. Thank you to Ian George (RYA Instructor) for being…

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NFYC- Winter Series Race 6

NFYC Winter Series Race 6

As we all gathered in the club house for the last Race of the winter series 2022, the ice was scraped off the windows of the club house so the race officer could see the Start / Finish Line and Joe the duty Trot boat helm prepared Devon Lass to ferry the crews out to…

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NFYC – Winter Series Race 5

Race No 5 the penultament race of the North Fambridge Yacht club winter series started with 7 boats on the line. This time our race officer made it an interesting race, with the first race marker buoy towards Hullbridge. The fleet rounded the Bill Bunyan buoy, before we went past the Club house for the…

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NFYC – Christmas Meal 2022

NFYC xmas meal 2022

As the festive season begins North Fambridge Yacht Club held its Christmas meal on the 3rd December in the historic Ferry Boat Inn. The atmosphere was feeling very Christmassy with the decorations & sparkly lights adorning the Ferry Boat Inn both inside and out even the naughty elf made an appearance. With the attire festive…

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