Newsletters 2005

OOYT South’s weekly newsletter, including details of what has happened on the boat in the last week, plus short notice sailing vacancies for crew and sea staff and other ways you can get involved, plus all the charity’s news.

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OYT South’s email newsletter is produced virtually every week, usually on a Friday. It contains details of what has happened on the boat in the last week, plus short notice sailing vacancies for crew and sea staff, news of shorebased events and training, and any news and gossip that people want to share with other members of OYT South.

 

OYT South bulletin 22nd April 2005

Urgent sea staff vacancies: We are in desperate need of first mates for 2nd – 6th May, 9th – 13th May, 6th – 11th June, 12th – 17th June and 24th – 28th June. Please email me,...

OYT South bulletin 15th April 2005

A very busy couple of weeks since the last bulletin, with three voyages to report on. The first was a mixed voyage, with a small group from a school in Kingston and the numbers...

OYT South bulletin 1st April 2005

The sailing season really got going this week with the news that star bosun Craig has been sunbathing on deck. The combination of great weather plus the fact that there was...

OYT South bulletin 24th March 2005

John Laing has completed her first voyage of the 2005 sailing season! The crew comprised eight girls and a teacher from St Gabriel’s school, and three boys from Lancing College;...

OYT South bulletin 17th March 2005

No proper bulletin this week as things are all too hectic; but this is to just to let everyone know that John Laing was safely launched on Monday, and this morning successfully...

OYT South bulletin 11th March 2005

Refit We are now in the middle of the final, all-out effort to get everything finished on the boat. People are working incredibly hard and putting in some extremely long hours to...

OYT South bulletin 4th March 2005

Great news: with snow and ice on all sides, the refit team have managed to get us an extra week in the shed. So instead of John Laing going back into the water next Monday 7th...

OYT South bulletin 25th February 2005

First, many thanks to everyone who came along and made last weekend such a success. Thirty four people plus trainers took part in various courses on Saturday; the GMDSS class all...

OYT South bulletin 18th February 2005

Refit For those of you who don’t automatically read right through these emails the moment you get them, we have three particularly important things to cover urgently, so please...

OYT South bulletin 11th February 2005

The great Valentine’s Refit Weekend! Don’t forget this weekend is the great Romantic Valentine’s Refit Weekend – a not-to-be-missed opportunity for slow-dancing around the shed...

OYT South bulletin 4th February 2005

Refit Do you want the good news first or the bad news? I think I’ll start with the tough stuff. Many people have worked extremely hard on the refit: but with five and half weeks...

OYT South bulletin 27th January 2005

A quick bulletin, one day early as I am at a conference all day tomorrow…. Refit Six and a half weeks till the first crew will expect to go sailing!!!!!!!!!! A great turnout at...

OYT South bulletin 21st January 2005

Refit Only seven and a half weeks to go until the end of the refit!!!!!!!!!! This is the point where the list of jobs which still need doing appears to be utterly terrifying, so...

OYT South bulletin 14th January 2005

There has been an advertisement running over the last year or so for the teaching profession with the strapline “Use your head”. Very good advice, no doubt; but perhaps less...

OYT South bulletin 7th January 2005

Happy New Year! I hope everyone has had an enjoyable break – at least, you’ve had a break from these OYT South bulletins. I’ve just realised that we produced 43 of them in 2004,...

OYT SOUTH - Archive of old Newsletters

If you have sailed with us since 2004, you should be able to find a report of your voyage.

You can see the full list of newsletters in the archive when you click here. These are taken from an old website, so please note that old images no longer work; and some of the links will not find their old URL locations.

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