Ribble Cruising Club | Lytham | Lancashire
Sailing on the Ribble estuary since 1950

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    Our Clubhouse & correspondence
    address is:

    The Promenade,
    Central Beach,
    FY8 5LD.


    The club phone number is operative
    Tuesday and Friday Nights on:

    01253 739983

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    Posts tagged with ‘rip’

    • Feb132019

      It is with great sadness that the club announces the passing of former Club President and Trustee Allan Williams

    • Feb052019

      Jane Thistlethwaite RIP 19.01.19

    • Dec272018

      With great sadness, the club announces the passing of Tony Walker

      Tony Walker’s funeral is on Wed 2nd January at 11am in St Cuthbert’s Church, Lytham. The family have asked that there only be family flowers but any donations can be sent to the RNLI.

      Tony Walker RIP 23 dec 2018
    • Nov182018

      The club is sad to announce the passing of Hilda Austin

    • Mar192018

      RIP Mike Feeley

      We are sorry to announce that Mike Feeley passed away last week.

      Mike Feeley RIP 15th March 2018
    • Dec232017

      RIP Archer Metcalf

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    • Feb162017

      RIP Chris Lane



      I am really sorry to tell you that Chris Lane passed away after a long illness on Sunday 12th February. Whilst I know not many of you will remember Chris he was a stalwart member of RCC for almost 20 years from the early 1970’s through to 1993. He was our Assistant Secretary in 1981, 82, & 83. After that he was Hon Secretary from 1984 to 1987. Chris was a ‘gentle man’, very quiet spoken but a good member involved in all activities across RCC. He was very supportive to me as a young Officer as I rose up the RCC echelons.

      Chris was a keen sailor & owned a Silhouette ‘Chafay’. He enjoyed ‘river sailing and even ventured out of the River to NBorth Wales & Peel.  One cruise was quite eventful, Chris’s objective was Isle of Man, quite a trip in a tiny 17ft bilge keeler. Bad weather intervened and after several nights Chris was first spotted safe in The Dee. Don’t forget there were no GPS navigators in those days, & radio comms was hit & miss..

      I will extend our condolences to his wife Cilla, son |Andrew & daughter Sarah & their families. Chris’s funeral will be held at 11.30am on Thursday 23rd February in Lytham Park Crematorium, Regent ave., Lytham FY8 4AB. I have put our flag up at half mast .

      Best Mike Briers (Hon Sec)