Twenty-five members and their guests enjoyed a really superb day at Will Thatcher's magnificent shooting ground set amongst some of the most picturesque rolling Wiltshire countryside. This really is arguably the highlight of the shooting year.
"Early sun on Beaulieu water lights the underside of oaks"
It wasn't quite like John Betjeman's poem 'Youth and Age on Beaulieu River' when the hardy bunch of mid week ralliers sailed round to Bucklers Hard. In spite of the weather 12 boats went to Bucklers Hard bringing around 30 people to a very lively pontoon party.