AGM Reminder

A gentle reminder to everyone that the club AGM will be held tomorrow, Saturday 2nd December 3pm at the Royal Mersey Yacht Club (CH42 1LS).

The bar will be open and there will be some sandwiches available, but as is traditional you are invited to bring along a plate of food to share after the meeting.

Nominations for the positions of Commodore and Hon. Secretary are still being sought.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice of

Your committee would like to invite all club members to the AGM to be held on:
Saturday 2nd December 2017 at 3.00pm
Royal Mersey Yacht Club, Bedford Road East., Rock Ferry, Birkenhead, CH42 1LS.


1. Apologies for Absence

2. Minutes of Previous Meeting

3. Presentation of 2017 Reports –
   Treasurer (inc. 2017 accounts)
   Sailing Secretary
   Power Section

4. Election of Officers

5. Subscriptions 2017/8

5. AOB


The icy blasts of winter are here again and it’s time to prepare
for our Annual General Meeting which will be held at 3pm on Saturday
the 2nd of December at the Royal Mersey Yacht Club, Rock Ferry as last year.

It is your opportunity to have your say in the direction of the Club, to catch up with old friends and have a beer together…..we hope you can come along.

Please advise any items you would like to be included on the agenda,
motions for discussion/voting and any proposals for for election of
Committee members at least 21 days before the meeting (reduced from the
normal 30days in view of the lateness of this notice).

As I will not be standing for re-election, there is a vacancy for Hon

An extract from the club articles is included below for your

11.2.3 to Elect/Re-elect the Officers, Honorary Secretary, Honorary
Treasurer and Ordinary members of the Committee nominations for which
shall be received by the Honorary Secretary not less than 30 days before the date of the Annual General Meeting,

11.2.5 to vote on any motion signed by two Full, Family, or Honorary
[Life] members a copy of which must be received by the Honorary Secretary not less than 30 days prior to the meeting

The agenda will be circulated at least 14 days before date of the

Best Wishes

Graham BIRKETT Hon Sec

Final Call for STREBOR Trophy IOM Open Entries

Only 3 days left until our IOM “STREBOR Trophy” open event. All welcome.

Can all club members (and visitors) please get their entries in to Graham Elliott via email asap. Entry fees are payable on the day.

Start promptly at 10am on Saturday 4th November, briefing at 09.45
Entry fee only £2
Tea/coffee/water and biscuits will be available to purchase on the day
Fun and competitive racing guaranteed.

Sue Parkington
Mike Parkington
John Fozard
Graham Birkett
Darin Ballington
Martin Roberts
John Brierley
Brad Gibson
Emilio Oses
Bill Culshaw
Paul Allen
Dave Williams
Alan Watkinson
Sally Collings
Andrew Peter


2016 results

Birkenhead RS&PC IOM Winter Series

Yes folks, its that time of the year again and very soon the infamous Birkenhead IOM Winter Series will be upon us.

All are welcome, races start at 1pm on the Saturdays listed below and entry is only £1/day with a prize for the overall champion.

November 18th
December 30th
January 13th
January 27th
February 10th
February 24th
March 10th

7 days in total with the best 5 results to count.

NB. The lake has been known to freeze if the winter gets particularly cold. Anyone travelling to these events is advised to check the club website and twitter feed during adverse weather to ensure sailing will take place.