Sunday Sailing

Harry Bainbridge

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Harry who has been part of the Gresford Sailing Club from the early years has sadly passed away this weekend,our thoughts are with Mary and their family.

Harry has done so much for the club over the years and earned the respect of many,he has trained our juniors many of whom have become competent adult sailors,he has been a commodore and a treasurer.

Harry you  will be missed by so many,it has been a pleasure to have known you.

Memorial Service at Trinity Presbyterian Church King Street Wrexham 11am on Friday 25th August.

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Arthur Jones Day 2017
Harry with Dave Hopkins,Charlie Jones (President) and Mary on the Arthur Jones Centenary Day earlier this year

New Jetty 

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Hi all as you probably know our left hand jetty has had its best years and this weekend came the time to replace it.

 we purchased some surplus floatation from Bala S C. Work started with removal of the old jetty,then construct a new ramp then float out the new Jetty (having joined them together on the lake bank)

Then finally join the jetty to the ramp and secure in place.

Job done a massive thank you to all the members who gave up there time to get the jetty sorted. THANK YOU 

Gresford SC Clothing

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WARNING: I HAVE TRIED TO CONTACT WAVE CLOTHING WITHOUT SUCCESS. I AM CHECKING IF THEY ARE STILL IN BUSINESS. Chris 1/1/2021

If you want any club logo clothing, a company called Wave Clothing has our details on file.

Link:  http://www.waveclothing.co.uk/

 

BART’S BASH At The Flash

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barts bash 2015

Well well well what a day we had. A great turnout for Bart’s Bash with quite a few boats staying on to do the afternoon racing.

Last year we had 22 boats and 24 sailors this year we had 20 boats and 28 sailors, so an improvement on last year I hope you will agree.

It was good for us to have the entire club represented at the Bash with people who normally only social sail to some faces we only see occasionally, it was good for us to have some of the members from the Model Boats coming along to show us how it is done from the bank side.

The overall winner in the senior class was Shan in her Mirror and Holly in the club Laser Radial just shows you don’t always need the fastest boat to win! Well done.

Remember the Flash is one of the few clubs that you can watch the whole race from the bank while you enjoy your cup of tea so please continue to support events at the Flash.

Dave

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Model Boat’s at Barts 2015