2018 Plans Eastern Region


This year's fitting out supper will be at Coldham Hall on 28th April. Please place your orders and pay in full direct with Coldham-01508 538366. There will be two guests, Dr John Packman, Chief Executive of the Broads Authority and Brian Wilkins, who is the Chairman of the Norfolk and Suffolk Boating Association(Green Book) so we should expect an interesting evening. Broom Boats will provide a water taxi leaving at 6.30pm and we will have all the moorings at Coldham. Jane Neale will also organise a raffle to create some funds to go towards the admin of local events. Donations of prizes would be appreciated. Before anyone asks the club constitution states clearly that all regional events have to be self financing.

There will be a fitting out cruise starting the day after the supper, same as last year, probably to Woodbridge and maybe beyond and anyone is welcome to join us.

The Brundall boat show will be on 19th May but as Broom Boats are not exhibiting we will be in the midst of things at NYA/Tingdene. Help from members similar to last year would be appreciated.

Friday 8th June to Sunday 10th John Ogden is running a beginners cruise in and out of Lowestoft/Yarmouth to encourage inexperienced members to try out the sea, maybe a look at Scroby Sands and at LOW speed. Please contact John if interested:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It must emphasised as always that members are responsible for their own navigation and safety and the suitability of their boats.

On June 11th we are setting off on a trip to London via Lowestoft and Harwich and via Ramsgate on the way back. You are welcome to accompany us on all or part of this but it is not an organised event.

It is hoped there will be Broom BBQ in July.

Robert Middleton is unable to run a Wells cruise but can forward his preparation plans to anyone who would like to take over.  Please contact him if interested: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Peter and Elaine Ward are to run another East Coast Cruise leaving 21st July, details to follow.

The Beccles weekend will be Saturday 25th to the Sunday 27th August and details will follow nearer the time. Again it is likely there will be a cruise of some kind immediately afterwards.

Keith and Carole Rowe have offered to do another of their famous walks in September. Details to follow.

The AGM weekend will in be in York this year 19th/21st October.

Finally there is a provisional booking for a Christmas party at RNSYC.

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