Perfect weather greeted members of Gunfleet Sailing Club when they turned-up last Saturday 22 February for the annual cliff clearance. Armed with loppers, hedge-trimmers, secateurs, and saws the group cut-back the tamarisk around the Club. Assisted by Tendring District Council, which provided a shredder and an operator, the branches were speedily turned into mulch. Rear-Commodore Jon Meggison, and Cadet Rear-Commodore Daisy Swinbourne ensured the helpers were supplied with hot drinks throughout the day and, at lunchtime, provided beans on toast for everyone.
Gunfleet had a visit from cupid last Saturday 15 February when the Club held its Valentine’s Party. Everyone turned their hand to making romantic messages and pictures from scratch-art hearts before turning their attentions to a quiz all about love. There then followed some superb food as Pizza, Garlic Bread and Magnum’s (ice cream – not champagne) were served to a hungry crowd. There then followed the main attraction of the evening as couples took part in the Mr. & Mrs. Competition. With our very own Kevin “Mr.