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    Posted: 07 Oct 22 at 10:49pm
Sadly this has been inevitable since the turn of the year . I cannot fathom the local councils thinking on this decision. But it’s happened , luckily most of the club members have found new homes at local clubs . 
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Sadly SASC closed yesterday. The local paper ran a headline saying "Stormy waters sink Sutton Sailing Club".  RIP SASC, 1959-2022. 

https://www.chad.co.uk/news/people/stormy-waters-sink-sutton-sailing-club-after-battle-with-council-to-stay-afloat-3861061
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Post Options Post Options   Quote 423zero Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Jun 22 at 11:57am
Missed the Ian Proctor event at Bosham, was hoping to have gone.

Edited by 423zero - 06 Jun 22 at 7:22pm
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the Dinosaur is our current Commodore....
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Originally posted by rodney

Originally posted by 423zero

Enjoyed your videos Q, the 1908 one could be Bosham when they dress up.

Us Bosham members always dress like that  Wink

You should see the Tudor Sailing Club....
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Post Options Post Options   Quote rodney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Jun 22 at 10:21am
Originally posted by 423zero

Enjoyed your videos Q, the 1908 one could be Bosham when they dress up.

Us Bosham members always dress like that  Wink
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Originally posted by 423zero

Enjoyed your videos Q, the 1908 one could be Bosham when they dress up.

Us Bosham SC members always dress like that  Wink

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Post Options Post Options   Quote turnturtle Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 06 Jun 22 at 10:09am
In answer to the iGRF question - he is well thankfully.

I checked in on him as I'd noticed he'd not posted in a while a week or so ago.

His reasons for not posting currently are his own for him to share if he wishes - but yep, the poor fella is a little jaded with this place and is probably benefitting from a bit of time out.
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Enjoyed your videos Q, the 1908 one could be Bosham when they dress up.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote The Q Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 05 Jun 22 at 5:47pm
Some of the trophies are being presented today, but not at Horning.
In 1938 all the "worthies" who ran the sailing clubs on the broads got together and decided to form "The Norfolk Broads Yacht Club" which is on Wroxham broad. They took all the trophies with them.

Within the year a lot of members of the constituent clubs decided that was not for them.
So Horning Town SC was reformed as Horning SC with an initial 244 members ( currently I believe something like 400) but we didn't get the trophies back. As it is over the years we have collected over 100 trophies partly due to a theft.

A lady winner of many trophies had them stolen, they were replaced, eventually the club was being contacted about the trophies being found in second hand shops. Some were returned, even from .... Canada. Eventually by tracing where the the trophies were found... The likely thief was found...her brother...

In the 1908 video certainly some of the boats are still around, and some descendants of those in the video are still sailing, sometimes in the same family boat.

I've sailed at Horning with club members from aged 8 ( the legal minimum for helming on the broads) to over 100. Our club president was out a couple of weeks ago, I don't know his age but he's certainly well into his 90s..



Edited by The Q - 05 Jun 22 at 6:01pm
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