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E Region 2017 Events Remaining


We are well into the season now but there is still lots to do.

Beccles Rally August 26/27th.

Although this is fully booked there is a waiting list so if anyone is thinking of dropping out please let Jane Neale know so she can fill the gap.

Ranworth Island BBQ September 9th.

This will be a super event for ALL members based anywhere. Please come and join in. The Southerners will cross to the North on the Friday-LW Yarmouth 1838 but going through earlier-aiming for Pedros at Acle Bridge that evening for dinner-all welcome. Saturday will be the BBQ. Joan Haig will provide a cream tea in the afternoon and Ryan and Sam from Pedros will be there in the evening to ply us with cocktails! Please let Joan know if you want to join in at any stage-what's not to like about it?-This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We will have to return South on the Sunday, hoping to get to Berney or Polkeys before dark.

AGM Weekend October 20/22nd.

Invitations have already gone out so I hope as many of our region as possible will attend. Please send your booking to John Oldham by 15th September. There will be lunch at Brooms on the Saturday or alternately Keith Rowe will be doing another of his splendid walks with commentary around Norwich.

Christmas Party December 2nd.

There will no Laying Up Supper as such so we will combine this with the Christmas Party at RNSYC. Details to follow.

New Year's Eve.

Tracy Read is organising a party at Waveney River Centre. Please contact her for further details.


Broom Boats BBQ July 8th

The weather was perfect, the island location beautiful in the sun and the food and drink in good supply so everyone had an excellent time, some of us carrying on till very late. There was a good turn out generally by Broom customers and most of those present were club members which is very pleasing. Many thanks to Broom Boats for their generous hospitality.

Eastern Region Northern Rivers BBQ and Update

It is planned to have a DIY BBQ on Ranworth Island on Saturday 9th September. I hope lots of members based on the Northern Rivers will be able to come and the timing will allow members to cross over from the South during extra low Spring tides and back on the Sunday, albeit late on. We will probably set off to the North from Brundall on the Thursday or Friday and pause at the new restaurant at Acle Bridge. The event is being organised by Joan and John Haigh and they have booked the moorings, so please let them know if you wish to attend This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Broom BBQ is set to go ahead this Saturday 12 till 4 and it would a good idea to let them know if you are going.

The Brundall Boat Show went well for the club with new members arriving and existing members I had not met before. I hope we managed to break the ice a bit. It was also pleasing that so many members helped man the stand and sell the club. A great effort.

Two boats recently returned from a Thames cruise, visiting Shotley, Ramsgate, London, Chatham and Ipswich and the East Coast cruise will set off from Brundall Saturday 15th July for two weeks.

The Beccles rally end August is fully booked but if you are still interested let Jane Neale know in case of cancellations.

The big event will be the club's national AGM Weekend October 20/22nd at Dunston Hall. As our region will be hosting it this year I am hoping for a good turnout from you all and any help with the running would be appreciated. Invitations will be going out later this month.

Laying Up Supper end October and Christmas Party early December details to follow nearer the time.



Latest Update E Region

The Fitting Out Supper was down in numbers-33-but greatly enjoyed by all. The food and service were the best ever.

The next event will be the Brundall boat show on May 20th, when Broom Boats as well as several other well known boat companies will be exhibiting. BOC will have space in the marquee so help running it from local members would be appreciated so Linda Varney and I can get round the show. Brooms will be showing new and used boats, marine services, the new Tingdene narrowboat(hope none of them ends up on the Broads) and the new English Harbour Yachts range. Other attractions will include Lotus Cars. Club burgees will be available so no excuse now for not flying the flag! Open 10am - 4pm.

The Broom BBQ will be on July 8th and the East Coast Cruise will run from 15th to 29th July. Please contact Peter Ward for details of the cruise. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The 2017 BOC Beccles Rally will take place over the August Bank Holiday weekend with a barbecue in the park on the evening of Saturday 26th August, followed by a dinner at Waveney House Hotel on the Sunday. This year the hotel has promised a higher quality menu. Various activities are planned over the weekend and further details will be available nearer the time. This popular event is a great opportunity to enjoy the company of friends old and new and we particularly hope that some of our newer members will come along to join in the fun.

Side-on moorings are limited so please let Jane Neale know by email straight away  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you want to come. Moorings will be allocated on a first come - first served basis and some boats will inevitably have to raft up or moor stern on.  Last year was a complete sell-out with 24 boats attending. 
The AGM weekend will take place October 20th/22nd at Dunston Hall so I am hoping there will be a good turn out from our region. Help with running it would be appreciated. Any volunteers? Invitations with full details will be sent out in the Summer.
There will be a Laying Up Supper 28th October and a Christmas Party 2nd December.

Brundall Boat Show 20th May

As there is no Horning Boat Show this year and last year's Broom show was a washout Broom Boats are taking part in a later Brundall wide boat show. Other well known local boat companies will be showing so it could be quite a big event and well worth attending by members from all over the country.  

Read more: Brundall Boat Show 20th May

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