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- 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 – Winter Series Race 4

NFYC Winter series race 4

Before I start, we would like to thank Fambridge Yacht Havens for the use of Devon Lass, (FYH Trot boat), which went to the aid of one of our yachts. More on this later! The race started at 11 o’clock with 7 yachts on the start line. With a very strong out going tide most…

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NFYC – Winter Series Race 3

winter race series race 3

On Sunday 6th November the crews were taken out to their boats by Fambridge Yacht Havens Trot boat (Devon Lass) helmed by Joe a big thank you to you both for your support with NFYC winter racing series. As 11 o clock came and the Start horn signalled the start, the winds dropped off to…

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NFYC – Winter Series Race 2

Winter series race 2 weather warning

On Sunday 23rd October 2022 the NFYC winter series race No 2 got under way, 5 yachts on the start line, Blue Streak, Flyer, Burgler, Shamir & Menhic. The weather forecasts were for strong winds, gusting over 28kt with heavy rain and thunder storms. This didn’t quite match the 4-6kts we received with Menhic having…

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