We understand a number of members have been having problems printing the PDF copies of the membership form. To help this I have created a new copy of the form which you can download here.
Happy New Year!! It's time for the first Curry Night of 2016.
Advance booking essential as ever, but first and foremost volunteer chefs please. Club slow cookers available if needed, all expenses reimbursed. Please text/ call Viv on 07904 466222, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Look forward to hearing from you and, even more, to seeing you on the 29th.
All the best.
Tony & Viv
Herne Bay Sailing Club 2016 Assistant Instructor training
The Club will be running an Assistant Instructor (AI) course starting on Friday 19th Feb, AI training is a minimum of 20hrs most of which is practical. However, the theory element covers/recaps the lesson delivered in the NSS L1&2 and YSS L1&3 the main purpose of the recap is to identify the key teaching points in each topic.
What is an Assistant Instructor.
The Assistant Instructor is a competent small boat sailor, who has been trained to assist Instructors with teaching sailing up to the standard of the National Sailing Certificate Level 2 & the Start Sailing stages 1,2 & 3 of the Young Sailors Scheme. An AI works alongside an Instructor under the supervision of an RYA Senior Instructor and can assist in the practical elements of a L1&2 course and the Youth sailing Levels 1 to 3.
You must be able to sail competently (to a standard that would allow you to demonstrate all practical elements included in the NSS L2 course in light winds).
You must have completed 1 of the RYA Advanced sailing modules (If you have not done this we can run training).
You do not need
If you are interested or would like further information please contact Laurie at email@example.com.
This one-day course covers all the usual first aid subjects, but from a boating perspective. It is aimed at anyone who goes afloat, whether on inland waters, rivers, estuaries or on cross channel passages. It will cost £60 for members and £75 for non-members.
In a medical emergency a little first aid knowledge and immediate action can save lives, especially in remote locations. This one-day course is designed to provide a working knowledge of first aid for people using small craft and to support skippers.
It fulfills the requirements for:
The subjects specific to boating include:
This course is run on demand subject to a minimum of 6 participants. The next course is scheduled for 28th Feb 2016. If you are interested in this course please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The local Water Safety Committee advises that our area is now under the control of DOVER CGOC (Coastguard operation centre).
You can still call THAMES COASTGUARD and this will primarily be answered by either NMOC (National Maritime Operation Centre) or another CGOC if Dover are unavailable for any reason.
If you require any further information please contact Herne Bay Coastguard.
Here is the full list of trophy winners for 2015: