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Upcoming events

    • 27/10/2019
    • 09:00 - 19:00
    • Maldon Little Ships Club


    • 12/11/2019
    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Cadet Room, Blackwater Sailing Club

    The Osea room bar opens at 19:00 and the talk starts in the Cadet room at 19:30

    Non members welcome


    • 25/11/2019
    • 19:30 - 22:30
    • Maldon Little Ships Club


    • 10/12/2019
    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Cadet Room, Blackwater Sailing Club

    The Osea room bar opens at 19:00 and the talk starts in the Cadet room at 19:30

    Non members welcome


    • 14/12/2019
    • 19:00 - 22:00
    • BSC Osea Room


    The Kattegat Circuit with David Rivett

    David Rivett tells us of his voyaging around the Kattegat. He and his wife Brenda sail Primetime, their 1994 Contest 40/42S built in Holland, displacing 12 tonnes+ and drawing 2M. CA members for 30 years they are now semi-retired and free to stretch their cruising legs. In 2018 their online log of their circuit from Augustenborg to Gothenburg and back via the Bohuslan won the CA Dolphin Cup.

    Time: 19:00 (supper), talk begins 20:00, you can expect to get away by 22:00

    Attending: All welcome. CA & BSC members: talk and meal £15, talk only £3. Non members: talk and meal £17, talk only £5

    Supper: As this is the December talk there will be a festive menu.

    Spiced pork fillet with roasted sweet potatoes, ginger and garlic

    Turkey and avocado bake

    Stuffed portobello mushrooms with roasted cauliflower, lemon and parsley dressing 

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    Chocolate bombe

    Mincemeat strudel 
    Cheese & biscuits

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    Mini mince pies 

    Homemade chocolate






    • 28/12/2019
    • 11:00 - 13:00
    • Maldon Little Ship Club

    Maldon Little Ship Club extends a warm welcome to all BSC Members to support their sponsored rowing and gig race on Saturday 28th December 2019 in aid of the RNLI.

    Further details to follow


    • 05/01/2020
    • 09:00 - 13:00

    The committee have granted the Chelmsford Radio Yacht Club the sole use of the lake on Sunday 5th January. Please can members refrain form using the lake on this day. Thank you.

    • 18/01/2020
    • 19:00 - 22:00
    • BSC Osea Room

    Heavy Weather Sailing with Noel Dilly

    Noel Dilly has been cruising for over 70 years. He now sails Whisper, a Rustler 36, with his wife Sandie. He will give us some salutary experiences of heavy weather sailing and some good advice!

    CA & BSC members: talk and meal £15, talk only £3. Non members: talk and meal £17, talk only £5

    Sign up online or on the sign up sheet at the club

    https://www.theca.org.uk/node/41805

    Supper:

    Steak and ale pie

    Vegetable lasagne

    5 spiced pork tenderloin 

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    Chocolate and apple brioche pudding 

    Apple pie

    Cheese & biscuits

    • 21/01/2020
    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Cadet Room, Blackwater Sailing Club

    The Osea room bar opens at 19:00 and the talk starts in the Cadet room at 19:30

    Non members welcome


    • 08/02/2020
    • 19:00 - 22:00
    • BSC Osea Room

    Cruising Greenland and Iceland with Michael Henderson

    Michael will give us an insight into what its really like sailing in high latitudes, away from that pesky Mediterranean heat!  A retired marine engineer, he spent 16 years at sea followed by many years in Japanese shipyards building container ships and finally a stint in charge of a Japanese refrigeration company. Since 2006 he has sailed over 40,000 miles single handed visiting Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Faroe Islands, Iceland and Greenland in his Moody 42 Centre Cockpit ketch, Pangey.

    CA & BSC members: talk and meal £15, talk only £3. Non members: talk and meal £17, talk only £5

    Sign up online or on sign up sheet at the club

    https://www.theca.org.uk/node/41806

    Supper:

    Crispy salmon on couscous bed

    Cauliflower, broccoli and goats cheese crumble

    Pork with borlotti beans 

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    Mango and coconut rice pudding 

    Profiteroles

    Cheese & biscuits


    • 11/02/2020
    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Cadet Room, Blackwater Sailing Club

    The Osea room bar opens at 19:00 and the talk starts in the Cadet room at 19:30

    Non members welcome


    • 16/02/2020
    • 09:00 - 13:00

    The committee have granted the Chelmsford Radio Yacht Club the sole use of the lake on Sunday 16th February. Please can members refrain form using the lake on this day. Thank you.


    • 29/02/2020
    • 01/03/2020
    • Alexander Palace


    • 10/03/2020
    • 19:00 - 21:00
    • Cadet Room, Blackwater Sailing Club

    The Osea room bar opens at 19:00 and the talk starts in the Cadet room at 19:30

    Non members welcome


    • 14/03/2020
    • 19:00 - 22:00
    • BSC Osea Room

    Crewing Services - more sailing for more people!

    Phil Barnes & Caroline Milmo will give us an introduction to how their separate crewing schemes work and, I'm sure, persuade us all to use them, from one or another side of the exchange.

    Phil started CREW POOL, Shotley Point Yacht Club's Win-Win idea for owners and would be crew members. Caroline runs the CA's own crewing service. 

    CA & BSC members: talk and meal £15, talk only £3. Non members: talk and meal £17, talk only £5

    Sign up online or on the sign up sheet at the club

    https://www.theca.org.uk/node/41807

    Supper:

    Cottage pie

    Swedish style fish cakes

    Spinach feta pie

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    Date, treacle and coconut tart

    Banana pudding with toffee sauce

    Cheese & biscuits







    • 17/03/2020
    • 19:30 - 22:00


    • 04/04/2020
    • 19:00 - 22:00
    • BSC Osea Room

    Cruising the Baltic with AndY Beharrell

    Andy will delight us with tales and pictures of the beautiful Scandinavian coasts. His elegant online log of his adventures in the Baltic on his Starlight 39 Charmary won the 2018 Lacy trophy. We have also reserved a little time at the end for a short piece on the Wolverstone Project, one of his many other passions.

    All welcome. CA & BSC members: talk and meal £15, talk only £3. Non members: talk and meal £17, talk only £5

    Sign up sheet at the club or sign up online (links below)

    Supper

    Jerk chicken

    Moroccan lamb chops

    Oven baked asparagus and Parmesan tortilla 

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    Millionaires chocolate tart

    Apple pie

    Cheese & biscuits

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    https://www.theca.org.uk/node/41808


    • 02/05/2020
    • 10:00 - 17:00
    • Lower deck


    • 02/08/2020
    • 09:30
    • 06/08/2020
    • 17:30


    • 16/08/2020
    • 21/08/2020


    • 22/08/2020


Past events

12/10/2019 Cruising Association Meeting CANCELLED
30/09/2019 Day Skipper Theory - 8 week course
29/09/2019 Dyer Cup Races
28/09/2019 Cruising Association Meeting
25/09/2019 Day Skipper Theory - 26 week course
25/09/2019 Maldon Harbour Improvement Commissioners Annual Public Meeting
22/09/2019 BJRC - Weathermark Trophy
21/09/2019 Maldon Town Regatta
15/09/2019 Barts Bash Races
14/09/2019 Coronation Cup
08/09/2019 BJRC - Krohn Cup
01/09/2019 Blackwater Challenge Cup Races
28/08/2019 Reid Scott Race Series
28/08/2019 Optimist Open Meeting
25/08/2019 BJRC - Success Cup
24/08/2019 BJRC - Freeman Cup
17/08/2019 Regatta Day
11/08/2019 Club Week Social Events
11/08/2019 Club Week 2019
10/08/2019 BJRC - Maldon Salver
03/08/2019 Peter's Pot Pursuit Race
27/07/2019 BJRC - Paget Cup
25/07/2019 Beginners Sailing and Social Evening
21/07/2019 Round the Island Races
18/07/2019 Beginners Sailing and Social Evening
11/07/2019 Beginners Sailing and Social Evening
06/07/2019 BSC Leg of the Beastie Tour
06/07/2019 Heybridge Basin Regatta
06/07/2019 Sole lake use - Maldon Blackwater Model Boat Club
04/07/2019 Beginners Sailing and Social Evening
29/06/2019 BJRC - Brown Cup
27/06/2019 Beginners Sailing Evening
20/06/2019 Beginners Sailing Evening
15/06/2019 Fireball Open Meeting
13/06/2019 Beginners Sailing Evening
09/06/2019 BJRC - Stone Cruiser Cup
06/06/2019 Beginners Sailing Evening
27/05/2019 Commodore's Cruise
26/05/2019 BJRC - Marconi Cup
18/05/2019 National 18 English Championships and Snipe Open Meeting
12/05/2019 BJRC - Smith Cup
05/05/2019 Diamond Jubilee Challenge Trophy Races
04/05/2019 Open Day 2019
27/04/2019 BJRC - Blackwater Cup
22/04/2019 Osea Challenge Cup Races
19/04/2019 Britannia Trophy Races
18/04/2019 Cadet/Junior Frostbite Race Series
13/04/2019 Cruising Association Essex - Supper & Talk - The New East Coast Pilot
09/04/2019 Tuesday Evening Talk - Sailing Around Britain by Colin Stracey
20/03/2019 RYA OnBoard Programme Area Forum
12/03/2019 Tuesday Evening Talk - “My Square rig Sailing” by Bryan Shedel
09/03/2019 Cruising Association Essex - Supper & Talk - Stress Free Sailing
02/03/2019 RYA Dinghy Show
26/02/2019 RYA Funding Workshop
17/02/2019 Sole lake use - Chelmsford Radio Yacht Club
12/02/2019 Tuesday Evening Talk - Championship Racing and Preparation
09/02/2019 Cruising Association Essex - Supper & Talk - TS Royalist and the Sea Cadets
07/02/2019 Pathway to Podium
12/01/2019 Cruising Association Essex - Supper & Talk - Carry on Cruising
08/01/2019 Tuesday Evening Talk - Launching, Hauling and Lifting - CANCELLED
06/01/2019 Sole lake use - Chelmsford Radio Yacht Club
05/01/2019 Row and Gig Race in aid of the RNLI
11/12/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - Sailing to the Canary Islands
08/12/2018 Cruising Association Essex - Supper & Talk - Sailing Around Britain
13/11/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - East Coast Magic
07/10/2018 Macmillan Fund Raiser
23/09/2018 Barts Bash Races
22/09/2018 Cruising Weekend
08/09/2018 Optimist Open Meeting
22/08/2018 Cadet Reid Scott Series
12/08/2018 Club Week
11/08/2018 Regatta
07/07/2018 Sole Use of the Lake by MBMBC
30/06/2018 Snipe & National 18 Open Meeting
17/06/2018 Round the Islands Race
08/05/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - Black Waters
05/05/2018 Open Day
28/04/2018 Fireball Open Meeting
14/04/2018 Blaze Open Meeting
10/04/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - Seven Years Under the Funnel
24/03/2018 Plastic and Litter Pick Up
13/03/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - A Question of Adventure
13/02/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - Favourite Anchorages
09/01/2018 Tuesday Evening Talk - Wayfarer Cruising
17/09/2017 Bart's Bash

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