Come and join us at the 59th UKWA AGM Saturday 4 March 2017 (During the Dinghy Show)
As before, it is held on the Saturday afternoon of the Dinghy Show, where we are generously invited to have a presence on Hartley Boats’ stand.
We very much look forward to seeing you there, though there is no need to attend the Show to be able to attend the AGM (no Show admission ticket is required to enter Palm Court 5, which is upstairs from the entrance hall).
The AGM Agenda, and all other papers can be found in the AGM Details section of this website: http://wayfarer.org.uk/agm/
NoR for the Western Area Championships 22 – 23 April 2017:NCS #1
The NOR can be found here: NCS1 -Wanderer and Wayfarer Joint Race Meet
An invitation to race from Datchet Wayfarers: 12 March and 18 June 2017
Datchet Water Sailing Club Wayfarers would be delighted for any UKWA members to join us for our fleet championships: 8 races, 4 races a day on Sundays 12th March and 18th June 2017.
It is anticipated that 2 races will be sailed AM back to back and 2 races back to back PM after lunch. Briefing will be at 9.45 on both days. ...read more
If 8 races are sailed then a generous 4 discards will apply.
Entry fee for each day will be a standard day sailing fee.
Prizes will be available for visiting boats depending on numbers. The tide is now in so very easy launching from the beach, pontoons or slipways to 475 acres of unrestricted water. A great opportunity to test the water before the CraftInsure Southern Area Championships in September.
Notification of race available here- http://www.dwsc.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/FleetChamps17NoR.pdf
Sailing Instructions will be made available at the club website www.dwsc.org.uk in due course.
For further details contact Tony Cooper 07707028033
Wayfarers on Y&Y.com
* Race Diary Amendments *
The provisional dates published for the Scottish Championships at Loch Lomond SC have also been amended, and are in fact 2nd – 3rd September 2017. (These are now confirmed dates).
Once again apologies for any confusion caused.
2017 Racing Calendar
(N.B. – This has been amended to reflect the corrected dates for the Irish Nationals, Dun Laoghaire – 7th – 9th July and for the Scottish Championships, Loch Lomond SC, 2nd – 3rd September).
Cruising Conference Update
Note the discount for those booking before the end of January!
Racing News January 2017
2017 National Championships – Notice of Race, SI’s & Entry Form
Notice of Race for the 2017 NCS
2017 Wayfarer National Championships
The UKWA wishes all its members a Happy New Year!
Our 2017 AGM is fast approaching. Nominations for excom members and any rule change proposals must be received by the Secretary, before Wednesday 18 January. ...read more
The UKWA is currently seeking a new Chairman.
An opportunity to give something back to the Wayfarer Class – exciting times in the year preceding the 60th Anniversary in 2018 since the Wayfarer took to the water….
Our current Chairman, John Mellor is willing to remain on the excom as Vice-Chairman for one year, to support the new Chair settle in. With our new Racing Secretary, Tim Townsend and existing excom members willing to remain on the committee we would all be delighted to welcome you.
Applications for both Officers (Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Hon Treasurer) plus excom committee members need to be received by 18 January 2017 (45 days prior to the AGM).
If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to ask.