Eleven boats took to the water at the Gunfleet Sailing Club last Sunday morning when the first race of the Spring Series was held. The conditions appeared almost perfect with a force three south/south westerly wind, a flat sea and blue skies and sunshine. Officer of the Day John Clarke set an interesting course that commenced with a long beat down the coast to the St.
Gunfleet Sailing Club celebrated the start of the 2008 season on Saturday 29 March 2008 with the traditional fish and chip Fitting-Out Supper in the clubhouse. Commodore Richard Walker welcomed the 55 members to the event and presented Ken Potts with the Cetoco Trophy for the winning helm in the Club’s first Winter Series. He then went on to explain that the annual celebration was unfortunately tinged with a sad note with the recent passing away of the Club’s only Honorary Life Member Tony Chadd.