Author: Lower Halstow Yacht Club

Round the Island Race 0

Round the Island Race

No handicaps apply to this event. This years race is to be held on Sunday 8th September. Start at 08.00 usual start line (Romance Mooring to Kingsnorth) Sail round the island any way keeping...

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Have you checked your lifejackets?

I’m a little embarrassed to post this as I was the one that organised a talk and demonstration on Lifejacket checks by the RNLI. I have a fairly new Crewsaver Crewfit 180 Lifejacket that...

Yacht stuck on the marshes – was it you? 0

Yacht stuck on the marshes – was it you?

Hi All, We have received a message via the club website from a taxi driver that picked up a family after their yacht was stuck on the marshes. He believes it was one of...

New Email Sender 0

New Email Sender

Hi All, Following the discussion last week about purchasing a new plugin (software) for the website to allow more member interaction, I have created 2 new email senders for Committee members to use. They...

Outboard Repair 0

Outboard Repair

Hi All, Mawson Knight has obtained a 7.5hp Evenrude Outboard that should be ideal to power the mooring raft.He has been working on it and where it was completely dead, he has now managed...

Notices to Mariners Week 23-25 – Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland 0

Notices to Mariners Week 23-25 – Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland

Week 23   UKHO Permanent/Preliminary/Temporary Only the one (unexciting): BELGIUM – Vlakte van de Raan – Depth. – A reduction of depth close to the S8 buoy north of Zeebrugge. Unlikely to hinder leisure...

Keep 800 yards NW of Montgomery wreck buoys 0

Keep 800 yards NW of Montgomery wreck buoys

Keep 800 yards NW of Montgomery wreck buoys To clarify the previous article on our website, Peel Ports Notice to Mariners No 20 of 2018 warns us to stay at least 4 cables (approx 800...

Avoid Montgomery wreck, 23 May – 1 June 0

Avoid Montgomery wreck, 23 May – 1 June

Avoid Montgomery wreck, 23 May – 1 June From 23 May to 1June oceanographic recording equipment with be placed on the seabed just NW of the Wreck Exclusion Zone. The equipment consists of a...

Notices to Mariners Week 21 & 22 – Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland 0

Notices to Mariners Week 21 & 22 – Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland

Week 21 Permanent, Preliminary or Temporary UKHO1. FRANCE – North Coast – Banc In Ratel S – NM Block. Depths. – Three reductions of depth in a small unmarked channel between the offshore sandbanks...