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,
    Lytham,
    Lancashire,
    FY8 5LD.

    Telephone

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

    01253 739983

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    • Mar182018

      Try Sailing at Fairhaven Lake

      Come along and ‘Try Sailing’ at Fairhaven Lake on  Wednesday 2nd May at 6.30pm.

      Wear some suitable clothing, you’ll probably get wet!

      We will be grateful for any help from member volunteers.

      Try Sailing 2018 poster
    • Mar182018

      Commodore’s Sherry Evening with the Mayor and Mayoress of Fylde

      On Saturday 17th March 2018 the Worshipful the Mayor of Fylde, Councilor John Singleton J.P, and the Mayoress of Fylde, Mrs Geraldine Singleton M.B.E, attended the Commodore’s Sherry Evening at Ribble Cruising Club.
      Hosted by the current Commodore, Peter Benett, the Mayor and Mayoress commented “the company was delightful and the atmosphere in the club house was vibrant, buzzing almost. Thank you everyone for your kind and generous hospitality”.

    • Mar082018

      Fairhaven Lake Sail Training 2018 -starts 25 April

      Sail training at the lake starts again on Wednesday the 25th April.

      Members please note that on the following Wednesday evenings in May, priority will be given to ‘Try Sailors’. You are more than welcome to come along, help rig, launch, chat to the new people and encourage them.

    • Mar052018

      RYA Cruising News March 2018 edition

      Follow the link below to go to the RYA page

       

      http://news.rya.org.uk/interface/external_view_email.php?AJ91744016787946671241133538358&varId=

    • Mar012018

      Last Tuesday Talk-Sea Safety

    • Feb282018

      Commodore’s Sherry Evening

      2018 Sherry evening Poster

      A jacob’s-join buffet evening with the Mayor of the Fylde and representatives from kindred clubs

    • Feb202018

      Notice to Mariners -SHELL FLATS MET MAST -update 12.03.2018

      UP-DATE TO REMOVAL OF MET MASTS

      SHELL FLATS

       

      Attached is the NtM first issued on Monday 5th February by ORSTED (formerly DONG ENERGY) concerning the removal of the two Met Masts which are situated on the SHELL FLATS BANK.

       

      The trellis, or upper works, on both masts have now been removed but the pile foundations are still in place, temporary navigation lights have been installed and are working on both structures.

       

      The self-propelled offshore construction jack up vessel ‘WIND’ is on site and will transit between both Met Mast positions as required and as already advertised this work is expected to last for approx. 28days, depending on weather and conditions.

       

      Picture and details of ‘WIND’ are on the attached NtM.

       

      The two METEROLOGICAL MASTS are situated at the following positions:

       

      No. 1, 80m mast                                                   Lat 53°     52’ 423                 Long 003°     12’ 133

       

      No. 2, 50m mast                                                   Lat 53°     51’ 600                 Long 003°     17’ 663

       

      Also attached with this notice is a picture of both masts as well as a small chartlet showing their location on the Shell Flats Bank.

       

      Please note that the chartlet is provided for information purposes only and should not be used for navigation.

       

      Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are unsure about any of the above, or the attached, or if you require any further information, also please pass this information to any of your colleagues who you think might be interested.

       

      If you know of any fisherman who works the area and does not receive this information or anybody else who would benefit from this information please let me know.

       

      Regards :  Tom Watson

      Tel………. Mobile 07903 173 624

                        Home 01253 875565

      SHELL FLATS METEROLOGICAL MASTS – REMOVAL – FURTHER UPDATE ARRIVAL OF JACK-UP VESSEL ‘WIND

      Dear All,

      UP-DATE TO REMOVAL OF MET MASTS

      SHELL FLATS

       

      Attached is the up-date to the NtM first issued on Monday 5th February by ORSTED (formerly DONG ENERGY) concerning the removal of the two Met Masts which are situated on the SHELL FLATS BANK.

       

      This work will be undertaken by the self-propelled offshore construction jack up vessel ‘WIND’ and is now scheduled to start on or around Thursday 8th March and as already advertised is expected to last for approx. 28days, depending on weather and conditions.

       

      ‘WIND’ is currently on passage, off Padstow, and can be expected to arrive on site late tomorrow/early Thursday, picture and details of ‘WIND’ are on the attached NtM.

       

      The two METEROLOGICAL MASTS are situated at the following positions:

      No. 1, 80m mast                                                   Lat 53°     52’ 423                 Long 003°     12’ 133

      No. 2, 50m mast                                                   Lat 53°     51’ 600                 Long 003°     17’ 663

       

      Also attached with this notice is a picture of both masts as well as a small chartlet showing their location on the Shell Flats Bank.

      Please note that the chartlet is provided for information purposes only and should not be used for navigation.

      Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are unsure about any of the above, or the attached, or if you require any further information, also please pass this information to any of your colleagues who you think might be interested.

      If you know of any fisherman who works the area and does not receive this information or anybody else who would benefit from this information please let me know.

      Regards :  Tom Watson

      Tel………. Mobile 07903 173 624

                        Home 01253 875565

      Dear All,

      UP-DATE TO REMOVAL OF MET MASTS

       

      Attached is an up-date to the NtM first issued on Monday 5th February by ORSTED (formerly DONG ENERGY) concerning the removal of the two Met Masts which are situated on the SHELL FLATS BANK.

       

      This Ntm has been further up-dated and work is now scheduled to start on or around Monday 26th February and as already advertised is expected to last for approx. 28days, depending on weather and conditions.

       

      It will be undertaken by the self-propelled offshore construction jack up vessel ‘WIND’, currently in the English Channel on passage to site. Picture and details of ‘WIND’ are on the attached NtM.

       

      The two METEROLOGICAL MASTS are situated at the following positions:

       

      No. 1, 80m mast                                                   Lat 53°     52’ 423                 Long 003°     12’ 133

       

      No. 2, 50m mast                                                   Lat 53°     51’ 600                 Long 003°     17’ 663

       

      Also attached with this notice is a picture of both masts as well as a small chartlet showing their location on the Shell Flats Bank.

       

      Please note that the chartlet is provided for information purposes only and should not be used for navigation.

       

      Please do not hesitate to contact me if you are unsure about any of the above, or the attached, or if you require any further information, also please pass this information to any of your colleagues who you think might be interested.

       

      If you know of any fisherman who works the area and does not receive this information or anybody else who would benefit from this information please let me know.

       

      Regards :  Tom Watson

      Tel………. Mobile 07903 173 624

                        Home 01253 875565

    • Feb162018

      Vote for David Moss’s gaff cutter ‘Polly’ in the Classic Boat awards

      Follow the link on the home page to vote and for information related to local boatbuilder David Moss and the gaff cutter ‘Polly’ that he recently completed building and is now listed for a Classic Boats award.

      The last three years have seen American boats win, please vote for Polly at the classic boat awards  and help us bring the trophy back to Britain, the closing date is the end of February.

       

       

       

       

       

    • Feb122018

      RYA Club News – February 2018 edition

       

       

       

      Click link below:

      RYA Club News – February 2018 edition

    • Feb122018

      Family Fun Evening -Friday 23rd Feb at 6.30pm

      An evening of games, some related to sailing, some food and a lot of fun for all the family.