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Home / News / HSSC WEEKLY DIT 26 JANUARY 2024


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Published 23:11 on 26 Jan 2024

Ladies & Gentlemen, 

Burns Supper weekend has arrived and we are fully booked for tomorrow evenings event. We have teamed up with Award-Winning Wine Merchants Stone, Vine & Sun to produce a fantastic choice to accompany the meal at much reduced prices. The Galley and Bar team are busy preparing for the event and we look forward to seeing you then. 

With todays fine weather at Hornet, The Marina team are taking this opportunity to clean the pontoons and continue on with maintenance routines across the site. Its a good day to call down, check over your boats and call into the Clubhouse with friends and family. 

Enjoy The Weekend

Brian & The Hornet Team


FB3 Barrier Intercom

You will be please to learn that the Intercom connected the the Barrier on FB3 is now in working order. 

Boat Movements 

Please continue to communicate with the office with regards to any Boat movements including Berth Requests, Berth Relinquishments and Casual Berthing. 

Lift Schedules

Please select the below links to view Jan and Feb lifting schedules. 

[PDF] Jan Lift Schedule.pdf

[PDF] Feb Lift Schedule.pdf


Payments by Cheques

I would like to confirm that we are unable to continue to accept Cheques as a method of payment at Hornet. If this causes particular issues then please contact the office to discuss individual cases.


Request for photographs, paintings, drawings as follows:

  • If any member has a drone capable of taking good quality aerial photographs could they volunteer their services?
  • Any photographs of the marina, the clubhouse, the site as a whole. Preferably with a date (approximate will do!)
  • Your boat afloat or ashore or halfway between!
  • Any photos of events (preferably with names and dates).

We will return any printed copies to the owner. Please submit directly to me at

Volunteers Hornet@60

We have a range of volunteering opportunities for Hornet@60. If you would like to assist with a range of activities then please let me know.

Do you like taking a photo?  

Entry to the Hornet Services Sailing Club Photographic Competition 2024 is now open. Any Member, including Associate Members can enter. This is a fun event with no serious intent beyond sharing our joy of sailing with fellow members. You dont need to be an expert photographer, a snap on a phone can take an amazing photo.

Entry is FREE 

There are 3 Themes: Family on the Water , Hornet Services Sailing Club (anything to do with HSSC this could be club events, scenic views of the marina, portraits of staff, boat maintenance/lifts in/out etc) and Sailing Action.  

The overall winner and commended images for each theme will be announced at the end of the year and displayed on social media and the HSSC website. 

The winning photos will be printed and hung in the clubhouse. For inspiration, the 2023 winners can be seen in the Club House main corridor. 

Submit your photos in digital format (.jpeg) by email to When submitting, please add your name, the group you are entering, a caption (so that we know what we are looking at!) plus a brief description of when and where the photo was taken. 

So get your camera ready and take some amazing photos during the Sailing Season. 

A few T&Cs

  • Max 3 entries per person per theme
  • All images should relate to club activities or boats.
  • All entries must be received by the end of September when a winner and a commended will be awarded by a select judging panel in each category.
  • Your photos can be taken on any digital device including Phone, DSLR and Go pro and should be taken this year.  
  • Photos remain the intellectual property of the photographer. However, in entering the competition, the photographer automatically grants HSSC rights to use the photo in fulfilment of its aims and objectives, including externally on the club website, social media, display within the Club and for for HSSC marketing purposes, (subject to prior parental agreement where children under 16 are featured in images).
  • Please annotate any digital manipulation on your entry (limited but not excessive digital manipulation is acceptable where it reasonably enhances an image but remains true to the subject within)
  • Our judges panel will consist of independent Club Members. The judges decision is final.

Boat Jumble Date for your diary. Hornet Boat Jumble Saturday 6th April.


Burns Night 27 Jan 2024
A reminder that the event will commence at 19.00 for welcome drinks and dinner will commence at 19.30. Rig is Black Tie / Jacket and Tie or Mess Undress (Serving). We have sourced a selection of high quality wines for the occasion. The wine is reduced for benefit of our members which would be normally attract a much higher price. I hope you enjoy both the quality and value of the wine on offer.
 Sunday 28th Jan Carvery Lunch Come along and enjoy a Carvery lunch at Hornet, this Sunday from 12 onwards. Johns Carvery is always a welcome treat for Hornet members and guests. Price is £13.95 for one course and £16.95 for two courses.  Contact to book. Valentines Night Dinner & Live Singer 14 Feb 2024  This years Valentines Dinner Book is now open. Join us to and enjoy a fantastic menu and location at HSSC. Take a look at Johns menu below. The cost is £35.00 per person. This also includes the the fantastic Stu Madgwick performing. Stu is a firm favourite at Hornet.  Book by contacting

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Last updated 10:29 on 27 January 2024

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