Gunfleet's 2020 Work Weekend on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March saw the Club buzzing with activity as members rallied round to get the place all ready for the start of the sailing season. Painting, creosoting, cementing, drilling, cleaning, digging, repairing, rebuilding....., the list was long but the enthusiasm was strong, and soon the jobs were being ticked-off as completed. Hot lunch was served by the galley crew and, with batteries recharged, it was down to clearing the many tonnes of sand blown into the compound over the winter. Compound Office Malcolm Jolly said, "The weather
Members of Gunfleet Sailing Club packed the clubhouse on Saturday 25 January to welcome the Chinese New Year with a very tasty oriental meal. The fortune cookies predicted a brilliant year for the Club and its members, and whilst the older members relaxed after the first class food, the younger members (well actually that did include several older ones) took part in "splat the rat", a game specially arranged as 2020 is the Chinese Year of the Rat. There was also a Chinese Quiz, focusing on the rat - in songs, in films, in comic strips and throughout history.