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Gentlemen's Lunch report
Gentlemen's Lunch report

The sell-out inaugural Gentlemen's Lunch organised by the Ladies Committee can fairly be described as a great success.
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.

Published / Updated: 08 November 2016
In: Ladies Committee

Christmas Fayre at the Royal Southern Yacht Club
Christmas Fayre at the Royal Southern Yacht Club

An annual charity event when, for one day, club members transform the clubhouse into a busy marketplace.
The Fayre is sponsored by 30 local companies. It attracts over 500 people who come to take part in fundraising activities, buy gifts from 35 stalls that sell a range of unique and interesting products and enjoy fabulous riverside views whilst eating and drinking.

Published / Updated: 14 November 2016
In: Ladies Committee

Ladies' Evening 2016
Ladies' Evening 2016
Sixty two lady members and their guests attended, to be greeted by a sight of splendour and sartorial elegance in the guise of our 3 handsome "butlers," the Commodore, John Sparshatt-Worley and Chris Gillingham - thank you gentlemen, you have clearly missed your vocation - see the photographs.
Published / Updated: 15 June 2016
In: Ladies Committee

The Spring Ladies Charity Lunch
The Spring Ladies Charity Lunch
The sun shone, views along the river from the upper bar were as good as it gets and the 72 lady members and their guests who gathered for the lunch raised the fantastic sum of £350 for our charities.
The lunch was a great success. The generous portions of gammon served with parsley sauce followed by lemon and lime tart, coffee and mints proved both delicious and popular.
Published / Updated: 23 April 2016
In: Ladies Committee

Ladies Committee - March Events Reports
Ladies Committee - March Events Reports

The Ladies Committee hosted their first coffee morning in aid of Dementia UK on Friday 4th March which raised over £600 which will all go to the charity.
The Ladies Committee members busied themselves before the event making a variety of delicious cakes and biscuits and hunting for a range of raffle prizes. We were delighted to find that we have some 'star bakers' amongst us.

Published / Updated: 17 March 2016
In: Ladies Committee

Taking down Christmas decorations can be a rather sad occasion but not this year
Taking down Christmas decorations can be a rather sad occasion but not this year
Taking down Christmas decorations can be a rather sad occasion but not this year. Coffee was served at 9.30 and after a short briefing the sun finally emerged to shine on 25 smiling ladies and 4 gentlemen who all worked with stunning speed and seemingly effortless efficiency to take down and pack all the decorations. By 11.15 ( yes just over one and a half hours of work!) everyone sat down...
Published / Updated: 28 January 2016
In: Ladies Committee

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J/80 Nationals

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J/80 Nationals Day 1

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Harken June Regatta

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J/70 Euros - Day 4

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Our Commodore Karen Henderson-Williams was recently interviewed by Sasha Twining on BBC Radio Solent's H20 slot.
Karen was asked about her childhood and how she got into sailing with her parents, how she progressed from dinghies into keel boats and about her role in helping to develop youth sailing at the Club. She explained her current role as well as her stewardship of the Royal Southern as only the second lady Commodore in the Club's 179 year history. Karen also discussed her aims and objectives for the Club going forward. It's a great listen, and we hope you enjoy it.

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