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This page last updated on 21 August, 2017

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13 September 2017

10.30 am
3.00 pm

Volunteers Appreciation Day

Fun Racing from 10:30

Bring and Share lunch from 13:30

Sailing and or fun racing in the morning, followed by a Bring and Share lunch, with drink provided by NFDS.
Please sign up at Reception when the list goes up and say what food you will bring.
This is always a great day and is to say thank you for the hard work you all do each week.

Please contact Pete Coulson on or 02380 282129 for further information.

16 September 2017

5:30 pm

Ringwood Carnival

We are looking for sailors and volunteers to join the procession for the carnival float this year. The theme is going to be Swallows and Amazons.  Jane Knight, Jeff Wickens and Richard Buxton are organising the float. We are looking for about 20 people to take part.

It is good fun and a brilliant way to raise awareness of the work we do and to encourage new volunteers to join us too. The Ringwood Carnival is also a local event which we always like to support.  
If you are interested in joining the procession or just helping with the preparations please contact Sue Cobb on
01425 654772.  or 07854799471 or .

You can also sign up at Reception when the list appears.

1t September 2017

10:00 am

 Barts Bash Charity Race at Spinnaker Sailing club

Why not take part? Volunteers can either sign up and pay on line via Bart’s Bash or they can just turn up and pay on the day.  All welcome.  Racing will be from 11:30

Please see link to register your boat online at

If you would like further information about this event or booking a an NFS boat for this race please contact Malcolm Bentley on 01258454181 or


6 December 2017

Christmas Lunch

Christmas Lunch at the Ferndown Golf Club. More details to follow.