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Peter Perkins - Remembrance Service - 14 December 3pm

PERKINS Peter Geoffrey of Kilcarbry House, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford, Ireland (formerly of Mayals and Art Repro) passed away peacefully after a short illness 23rd November 2018 in the loving care of Fionnuala and their children Megan and Brendan. Sadly missed by his brothers Michael, Brian, David (Swansea) and John (France), extended family, his Welsh sailing and Irish rugby families.

A remembrance service to be held in Clyne Chapel, Mayals at 3pm on Friday 14th December 2018, having had a previous celebration of life and cremation in Ireland.

The family invite everyone to join them in Mumbles Yacht Club afterwards.

No flowers, donations if so desired to the RNLI.

Autumn Internationals 2018 @ MYC

Come and enjoy with all the family and enjoy free half time food (including a vegetarian option).

Saturday 3 November - 2.45pm - Wales v Scotland

Saturday 10 November  - 5.20pm - Wales v Australia

Saturday 17 November - 2.30pm - Wales v Tonga

Saturday 24 November - 5.20pm - Wales v South Africa

Bonfire Night at MYC - make the most of it with the best view

Monday 5 November - from 6pm - Galley open for Hot Dogs - bring your own sparklers.

Christmas and New Year all wrapped up at MYC

Sunday 23 December  - time tbc - Childrens Christmas Party - with a visit from Santa (with gift), Buffet and DJ Siany from The Wave.  £5 per child.

Wednesday 26 December - 2pm - Boxing Day Quiz & Raffle.

Monday 31 December  - From 7.30pm - New Years Eve Party - Entertainment, Nibbles & Welcome Fizz. No charge for members, £10 for guests.


New Club Manager position

As you know, Graham retired as steward earlier this year, and we are currently looking at recruiting someone to run the Clubhouse, including the bar and galley.

Here's the job advert - send it around to all who might be interested!

Mumbles Yacht Club is located on the sea front at the south end of Mumbles, enjoying an enviable setting and wonderful views across Swansea Bay. We are ambitious, seeking to attract new members and we intend to invest in the club to support future growth.

The Club wishes to appoint a new Club Manager to replace our recently retired and long-serving Steward. The person appointed will have the expertise to manage the Club bar and catering operation and the day to day operation of the Clubhouse.

He/she will have relevant experience at managerial or assistant managerial level in the catering/licensing field and be self-motivating sufficient to increase Club turn-over and profitability.

A salary in the region of £23000 to £25000 per annum is payable, depending on experience, together with the possibility of bonus payments.

The job description and person specification can be fund at the link below;.

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role and the person specification, either by email to mumblesyc@gmail.com or in writing to: The Honorary Secretary, Mumbles Yacht Club, The Clubhouse, 746, Mumbles Road, Mumbles, Swansea. SA3 4EL by no later than Wednesday 14 November 2018.

Club Manager Position - Job Description and Person Specification

Safety Boat Course - Weekend of the 24 & 25 November - Apply now

We are running a Safety Boat Course on the weekend of the 24 & 25 November.

If you are interested please complete the online training course application form, as soon as possible, that can be found on the Training pages of the website.

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities.

It includes rescue techniques and elements of race management and mark laying.

PB2 is a prerequisite and candidates must be 16+.

Course content includes; Preparation, boat handling, dinghy rescue, windsurfer rescue, kayak or canoe rescue (can be covered as theory), towing, end-of-day procedures, safety, suitability of craft, local factors, communication, rescuing other water users.

For members only the course fee is £50, provided that participants commit to helping out on the water at least 4 times per year.

If you are not already a member and are interested in joining and taking the course the fee is £225 inclusive of membership fees.

Newts week photos

Simon Edwards's Newts week photos have now been uploaded to the site.



NEWTS week 2019 Advance Notice

After the hugely successful Newts Week 2018 we have been asked to confirm the date for 2019 so people can organise their holiday plans.

In 2019 Newts Week will be the week commencing Monday the 22 July. This is the first week of the school summer holidays, although the schools do not officially finish until the Monday; we anticipate however as in previous instances, that the Monday will be an INSET day.

So please put the date in your diaries and we will be posting more news in the new year along with general training course dates.

Pursuit race start times

Unsure yet whether the weather's going to let it happen, but here are the start times



Graham Wright (steward) retirement party

Saturday 22nd Sept ‘18

From 1930. Buffet and drinks to celebrate the retirement of Mr Graham Wright our long-standing steward.

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