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Brentford Cruising Club Planned Events for 2019

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26th Feb 2019


Port of London Authority (PLA) public meeting
To discuss current and future matters related to the Upper District of the tidal
Thames (Putney to Teddington)

26 February 2019 18:30 (Refreshments from 18:00)
Location: London Rowing Club, Embankment, Putney, London, SW15 1LB
Nearest public transport: Putney Bridge tube station, Putney mainline
railway station and Thames Clipper service calling at Putney Pier

Organiser: Clive.


ATYC Annual Dinner Dance joint with Richmond Yacht Club
16 March 2019
Location: Bisham Abbey, Marlow. 
Cost £39.50 per head; 3 Course Dinner. Black Tie or Cocktail Dress.
Liaison: Deborah and AYTC by 1 March

British Summer Time begins 31 March 2019
Clocks go forward one hour at 01:00


Maintenance Morning & Training
6 April 2019: 10:00 to 13:00 HW 16:26
A chance to do odd jobs to get your boat ready for action with a bit of social interaction, on a day where the tides don’t allow us out in the morning. Catch up with other club members to compare notes and swap advice.
If your boat isn’t moored at Brentford pop along and join us for coffee or a swift half after in the Brewery Tap.
Some maintenance days to include training sessions on rope throwing, mooring, how to be a good crew member, what to wear, safety etc. These will be publicised in advance.
Organiser: Turn up and we will see you in the marina.

Spring Launch Day Cruise to Hampton Court

13 April 2019: HW 08:54 and 21:18
Lunch at Hampton Court Bridge (venue to be confirmed (Christine).
Optional guided tour around kitchen garden at Hampton Court (Roger).
Returning to Brentford ca 19.30.   
Organisers: Roger and Christine

Easter 19 – 22 Apr 2019

Afternoon Cruise to Hanwell
21 April 2019 14:30 HW15.43
Depart Dock 14.30, joining St Pancras Cruising Club,
to Hanwell Beer Festival at the  Fox
Return for 19.30.
Liaison: Christine

Byfleet Boat Club
Wey Cruise to Godalming
19 to 22 April 2019
Day trips possible by arrangement
Please contact Deborah if you’re interested

Early May Bank Holiday 6th May

Byfleet Boat Club
Cavalcade, Little Venice or Warren Farm trip – tbc
Scheduled: 4 May 2019 to 6 May 2019. HW 15.32
Day trips possible by arrangement
Please contact Deborah if you’re interested

Maintenance Morning & Training
11 May 2019: 10:00 to 13:00 HW 08:00

Whitsun Spring Bank Holiday: 27 May 2019

Limehouse & London Ring
25 May 2019 to Monday 27 May 2019
Saturday 25 May:
Lock out 10:00; Arrive Limehouse 14:15; To Narrow Boat Arrive 20:00. 
Dinner to be arranged locally.
Sunday 26 May:
Dept Narrow Boat 10:00 to Little Venice arr. 13:00; Lunch;
Dept Little Venice 15:00 to Willow Tree arr. 19.00. Dinner there. 
All boat lengths to Jan by beginning May for berthing at Willow Tree Marina.
Monday 27 May:
Dept Willow Tree 10.00 to Hanwell Fox arr. 13.30/14.00; Lunch;
Dept 16.00; Thames Lock 19.00-20.00 (book exit with C&RT); Lock in 20.00.
Organisers:  Jan & Christine


Maintenance Morning & Training
22 June 2019 10:00 to 13:00 HW 06:43
Organiser: Just turn up and we will see you at the marina.

Byfleet Boat Club
Cruise to Warren Farm
 22 Jun 2019 18:00 to 23 Jun 2019 16:00
 Warren Farm Mobile Home Park
Day trips possible by arrangement
Please contact Deborah if you’re interested

Cruise to Cookham & Marlow and...
29 Jun 2019 HW 12.38 to 2 July HW 15.18
Saturday 29 June Leave Brentford 10.45 and travel to the Swan at Staines
Sunday 30 June Staines to the Bounty at Bourne End
Monday 1 July Bourne End to Weybridge
Tuesday 2 July Back to Brentford or overnight at Marlow
Organisers: Andy & Clive


.... Hampton Court Flower Show
3 July 2019 after overnight stay at Marlow, visit show (buy own tickets)
Return Brentford Dock for HW 16.05
Organisers: Christine & Clive

Marina Pontoon Party
6 July 2019 from 13:00 HW 06.04 & 18.22
Brentford Dock Marina Club
Organiser: Committee

Wraysbury Weekend
13 July 2019 HW 12:24 to 14 Jul 2019 HW 13:49  
Organiser: Clive to liaise with Joy & Harvey - dates tbc

Thames Traditional Boat Festival 19 to  21 July
HW 05:11 & 17:14 on 19 July
Location: Henley
Organiser: Clive

Sunbury Fireworks Cruise
10 August 2019 HW 11:02 to 11 August  2019 HW 12:18
Saturday 10 August
Dept Brentford 12:00, Teddington 13:15, Sunbury 15:15ish and lunch.
Fireworks 21:30ish. 
Moor at Phoenix or Sunbury Court Island
Sunday 11 August
Dept 10:00ish, lock in 14:45.
Organiser: Jan & Leslie

Maintenance Morning & Training
17 August  2019 10:00 to 13:00 HW 05.00 & 17.00
Organiser: Turn up and we will see you in the marina.

IWA Festival of Water  
 21 to 28 August 2019
Waltham Abbey, England.  Travel to be arranged
Liaison: Deborah & Christine

August Bank Holiday 26th August

Cruise to AYTC Regatta and on to Medway
Joint with Richmond YC
Regatta West India Dock
24 to Monday 26 August 2019
HW Brentford 24th 08:43, 26th 11.05
Liaison: Christine

26 to Thursday 29 August  2019.
HW West India Dock 26th 09:22; HW Brentford 29th 14:44
Leaving West India Dock on the Ebb and heading out to Rochester and beyond
Liaison: Christine
Details: to follow

Maintenance Morning & Training
31 August  2019 10:00 to 13:00 HW 04:00 & 16:30
Organiser: Turn up and we will see you in the marina.


Maintenance Morning & Training 
14 September 2019 10:00 to 12:00 HW 15:57. No exit due to great river race.
Organiser: Turn up and we will see you in the marina.

Great River Race RNLI BBQ
14 September 2019 12:00 to 16:00ish
Organiser:  Steve

Byfleet Boat Club
Guildford River Festival
20 to 22 September 2019
Location: River Wey
Day trips possible by arrangement
Please contact Deborah if you’re interested


Maintenance Morning & Training
5 October 2019 10:00 to 13:00 HW 07:49
Organiser: Turn up and we will see you in the marina.

Maintenance Morning & Training
19 October 2019 10:00 to 13:00 HW 06:32 & 18:50  
Organiser: Turn up and we will see you in the marina

Laying Up Supper BCC with Richmond YC
19 October 2019 19:00 to 22:00
Richmond Yacht Club
Liaison: Deborah

Byfleet Boat Club
Ripley Fireworks
26 October 2019 13:00 to 21:00
Location: Ripley, Woking, England
Liaison: Deborah

British Summer Time ends 27 Oct 2019
Clocks go back one hour at 2 am


Annual General Meeting & Supper
7 November 2019 19:00 to 22:00
Brentford Dock Marina Club
Organisers: Clive, Christine & Deborah


Christmas Dinner
7 December 2019 19:00 to 22:00
Location: TBC
Organiser: Christine