Hornet News

HSSC Weekly Update Fri 10 Nov 17

From the Club Sec

Dear Members,

Quiz Night Thurs 16 Nov - Yes Next Week!! Teams of 4, £5 entry per team. Bar opens at 6.30pm with food available (Chicken and chips in a basket) and Quiz will start at around 7.30pm. Please book in your team and indicate if you will require food. Bookings by Tue 1200 please. 02392 580403.

Remembrance Weekend: Sat 11th and Sun 12th Nov

Sat 11th Nov - 10.00am - RNLI XMas Card and Gift Sale: Boat Jumble (Mast Shed). Any donations for the RNLI raffle will be gratefully received.

Sun 12th Nov - 10.40am - Remembrance Service followed by Carvery Lunch in the restaurant (for security - please do not bring any large bags or rucksacks)

Fireworks Night - A huge thank you to all those who supported the event last night; this proved very popular with over 100 attending.

Galley Inspection - I am pleased to pass on congratulations to the team for achieving a continued 5* Food Safety Rating at our inspection by Gosport and Fareham Borough council this morning.

Phots for 'Reeds Astro Navigation Tables' - The editor of RANT is looking for a suitable picture/phot for the cover for the next edition; ideally the picture should feature someone (female… or male) using a sextant. If you can assist please pass to the office.

Marina/FB3 Safety Notice - Your attention is drawn to our recently updated H&S information leaflet (attached) covering H&S in general and boatyard/marina rules. Please be careful on the pontoons at this time of year; they become slippery in the wet and cold weather.

Logs, Wood and Mulch - Logs are on offer £25 per 300Kg. We have old wooden fences and pallets available (free) and mulch (free) - see marina staff for more details.

Berthing over Winter - If you wish to move berths over the Winter period please consult with the Marina Manager before you move your boat.

Short Term (30min) Parking for load/off loading - Members are reminded that the short stay parking permits for FB2 are for 30 mins only - please comply to ensure we do not lose the privilege. If you have a good reason to extend the 30 mins please consult with security.

Security - Please ensure that all visitors, including contractors, are booked in with security. Visitor notification form is attached.

RNSA(P) AGM and Prize Giving - Details attached. Wed 29 Nov 17 starts at 1800 - Note, slight change to timings prize giving is 1915 - 1945. Booking forms available from RNSA HQ or Admin Office.

Christmas Ball Sat 9 Dec - Now Full. Evening starts at 1900 with welcome fizz, magician, live music, casino, 3 course meal + half bottle wine. Cost £35 per person.

Addon to the Club Sec's Weekly Update: Membership and Berthing Fees 2017/18: A reminder that invoices for the next Club year (1 Dec 17 - 30 Nov 18) will be issued on 1 Dec 17 for payment by mid Jan 18.

Forthcoming Club Events

2017 - Dates for the Diary with many new entries


Sat 11 Nov 09.30 - Boat Jumble and RNLI XMas card and Gift Sale - Fundraising

Sat 11 Nov pm - Coastal Forces Officers' Assoc Dinner (Fabrosa)

Sun 12 Nov - Remembrance Day
followed by Carvery Lunch

Thurs 16 Nov 1830 - Quiz Night

Wed 29 Nov 1800 - RNSA(P) AGM, Prize giving and Buffet evening

Fri 1 Dec 1830 - Gosport Sea Cadets Social - open to members

Sat 9 Dec - Christmas Ball (Full)

Thurs 14 Dec - Christmas Carols

Fri 15 Dec - Staff XMas drinks and Prize Draw

Sat 27 Jan - Burns Night