The sell-out inaugural Gentlemen's Lunch organised by the Ladies Committee can
fairly be described as a great success.
Some 120 Club members packed into the dining room for a two-course Friday lunch
of steak pie with puff pastry and spotted dick.
The highlight of the event, however, was the post-lunch speech by Noj White, who
entertained the assembled with numerous tales of his career with BOAC and later
British Airways as a Concorde and Boeing 747 pilot, not all of which would be
repeatable in mixed company.
Following his speech Noj presented a £500 cheque from the Seahorse Golf Society
to David Mead to support Club-based Wetwheels Hamble which is one of the Ladies
While it was generally agreed that Noj would be a hard act to follow the Ladies
Committee is always ready for a challenge and have set the date for the next
Gentlemen's Lunch on Friday 27th October 2017.