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Clubhouse reopens

The Hollowshore CC burgee was flying again last Sunday as the clubhouse partially  reopened following easing of some of the lockdown rules. The day was sunny and warm, so there was no need to erect the gazebo, and the “feel good” factor was enjoyed by a good turnout of members. The club will be open …

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Highlights from 2020 AGM

This year’s Hollowshore CC AGM on Thursday December 17 was for the first and hopefully the last time held on Zoom, with nearly 30 friendly faces on screen, plus another nine who took part by sending in their voting intentions by post and e-mail. The move to Zoom was made necessary by the Covid restrictions. …

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HCC’s 2019 AGM

Dick Holness was elected as the new HCC Commodore at the Annual General Meeting in December 2019. He succeeded Phil Davies, who stood down from the committee. His new team is a mix of current and new committee members: Vice-Commodore Mark Sanders; Rear-Commodore Bob Todd; Secretary Mike Riches; Treasurer Dr Viv Moore (Viv Valentine); Social …

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RYA presses our cause

The Royal Yachting Association has made formal representation to the Government about owners’ access to boats during the current lockdown. An earlier statement from the RYA was put out to HCC members in early April via a Google Mail, but the RYA has now issued this much fuller press release: – “With the current COVID-19 …

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Commodore’s Autumn Newsletter

Commodore Prof. Phil Davies writes: 1 Introduction As we reach that time of year where we look forward to hauling boats out of the water prior to scraping bottoms, crawling through unimaginably small spaces to fix things we didn’t know were broken and standing open mouthed like a stunned mullet unable to believe the price …

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New Commodore for HCC

There was a good turnout for the 2018 Hollowshore Cruising Club Annual General Meeting and Christmas Party on December 1, which rounded off the sailing year nicely and started Christmas celebrations on an upbeat note. New Commodore Prof. Phil Davies presented the retiring Commodore John Webb with an inscribed tankard, and Janet Webb with a …

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Faversham Nautical Festival 2018

The 2018 Faversham Nautical festival on July 14 July 15 was another success for the Faversham Creek Trust and supporting organisations. It was also successful for Hollowshore Cruising Club, whose stand attracted a good number of visitors and some serious enquiries about joining, including one applicant who paid his subscription on the spot. A second …

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Those who went last year can be seen here wearing their Easter Bonnets. Here is a selection of the club on moorings waiting for the sun to set, this may have been just before going up the East Coast. John also has a list for St Katharine’s which will be in May, there is talk …

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