Hoping that summer is in full swing, our July CA London Club Supper should allow us to enjoy the atmosphere out on the terrace at CA House and a chance to chat with friends over a meal and a few drinks.
These events are entirely informal, so just book your place and turn up in time to order you meal, ideally before 7pm. CA London Section Secretaries John and Alison Hadley very much look forward to seeing you there.
The popular monthly CA London Club Suppers begin again from 11 May and offer an ideal opportunity to meet CA friends over a drink and a meal.
Our Club Suppers are entirely informal, so just book your place and turn up in time to order you meal, ideally before 7pm. CA London Section Secretaries John and Alison Hadley very much look forward to seeing you there.
In this talk, based on her forthcoming book, Julia tells the stories of the yachtsmen volunteers of World War II, from famous names such as Sir Peter Scott and Nicholas Monsarrat to ordinary sailors – from the typesetters, lawyers, publishers, university students to the businessmen and designers, who loved sailing and risked their lives to aid the war effort.
This talk has been postponed due to illness of the speaker. A revised date will be announced as soon as possible.
Penny delivers the second half of her fascinating talk on tides, including modern tidal prediction and models. There have been a lot of developments in this space since 2017, such as we can now measure tidal height from space, and this technique is about to supersede traditional methods of tidal height prediction.
Having sailed round the world, non-stop, alone, as part of the 2020-21 Vendée Globe race, Pip Hare took her place in history as only the 8th woman ever to finish the race. She started as the underdog, battling for her place in a fleet of the world's best offshore solo sailors. By the time she finished three months later, she'd won the admiration of her peers and the hearts of her growing number of followers. Pip emerged as the skipper who smashed expectations and pushed her old boat to a performance few thought possible.
Blue Water Section Secretaries, Michael and Anne, crossed the Atlantic in 2010 and enjoyed four years’ cruising the US east coast, Cuba and the Bahamas before beginning the next part of their round the world adventure. In this webinar, our speakers will equip you with plenty of insights on long-term cruising and the delights of discovering new cruising waters.
The Green Blue is the RYA and British Marine’s environmental outreach programme. This talk will showcase The Green Blue’s resources, campaigns and activities and how they relate to recreational boaters. Phil Horton, the RYA’s Sustainability Manager will present, and will also cover the RYA’s Carbon Pathway to Zero report, published in 2021. The report covers both the RYA’s own activities alongside those of the wider recreational boating sector. Discussion and feedback is encouraged throughout!
Our boats are increasingly complicated, so reliable electrical systems are more critical than ever before. Yet reliability is a perpetual issue, especially for those who spend extended periods on board. Yachting journalist, Rupert Holmes, looks at the electrics you really need: how to anticipate problems in advance; diagnosing faults; and how to create a boat that’s resilient to as many problems as possible.
Starting out from Dartmouth in March 2019 in his 34ft boat Good Dog, Mark is attempting to visit every Harbour Master in the UK. So far, he has sailed 5,300 nautical miles, visited 170 harbours and interviewed 150 Harbour Masters in places ranging from Cornish fishing villages to urban container ports and everything between. All is in support of The Seafarers’ Charity. In this talk, he will describe some of his favourite stops and highlight some of the places you might not have thought of visiting.