Haven Ports Yacht Club

News

 

 

CLUBHOUSE RE-OPENING!

RE-OPENING OF THE LIGHTSHIP ON 4th JULY. Great news! With the easing of lockdown measures by the Government it is now possible for our clubhouse to come back to life and it will, on Saturday 4th July. Below you will......

Read more >

COMMODORE'S MESSAGE

Welcome back On behalf of all the Flag officers may I welcome you back to our club. Your officers , covid committee and General Committee have been working tirelessly to get LV87 covid safe for your return. Your chef Vince is......

Read more >

HARWICH SHELF BUOY

Harwich Shelf has been missing for a few days. I spoke with HHA control today (tuesday 16th June) and it shoud return later this week. In the mean time beware....

Read more >

HALFPENNY PIER LATEST

The moorings will re-open on 1st June - preview the story to get a hyperlink to the facts, details here...

Read more >

HPYC CRUISING 2020

Taking an optimistic stance and hoping that we can put together some sort of safe cruising programme for when we stay on board, the Cruising Committee are meeting up shortly to see what can be worked out. More details as......

Read more >

OUR SAILING WATERS ARE OPEN!

Having just sent out an email to you all about SYH opening up Harwich Haven Authority then released the news that once again we can use the rivers and harbour. This is a link to the full HHA notice that......

Read more >

Paul Trudgett's Funeral Plans

Paul Trudgett's funeral will be at 10.30 on Wednesday. He will be buried at Polstead. Sadly, because of lockdown, only eight people are allowed to attend, and the rest of us are not allowed to travel anyway. But I am......

Read more >

E-Document Links - Updated 10th May

It is still awkward to send out a newsletter by email so these pages will continue to be updated. Rumour has it that the 2020 Club Handbook will be sent out this week - Enjoy. RYA ClubRoom News (May) RYA InBrief News......

Read more >

Members Survey - Updated 10th May

Ian Benson would like to thank all of our members for partaking in the recent survey. The results are in! 34% of you completed the questions which is considered very good in survey terms. Many great ideas have come up......

Read more >

PAUL TRUDGETT

Further to the earlier post some words from our Commodore: I am sad to report that this morning Friday 17 April that well known and popular life member Paul Trudgett sadly passed away. Paul had been a member of our club......

Read more >

Commodores Message 16/04/20

I hope you are keeping well in these strange times, of course normally we would be all sorting out our boats for launching by now, things that worked last season for unknown reasons have decided not to work at the......

Read more >

Richard Hayward

Sadly our Commodore had to report the loss of Richard last week in his newsletter. The funeral is later this week but due to the restrictions it will be a small family affair. Richard's family ask that if you wish......

Read more >

Anne Hayward

It is with very great sadness that I announce that my Anne died on Tuesday 7 April of cancer in St Elizabeth Hospice. Many know that she has had an 8-year campaign with the disease which had been a rollercoaster......

Read more >

To Sail or Not to Sail ....

There are mixed messages on this one but the overriding factor is Stay Home. Going out there puts others at risk and will be classed as an unnecessary journey it is felt. Harwich Haven Authority last weekend "requested" leisure boaters......

Read more >

Commodores Newsletter

I hope this newsletter finds you well, what extraordinary times we are now living in. As I am sure most of you realise our club house has been temporally shut down as per Government instructions and all boating activity suspended......

Read more >

COVID-19 Commodores Update

23rd March 2020 Our club House is temporally closed As I am sure you all can appreciate the club is now closed as per government advise and will not re open until we are allowed to do so. All scheduled events......

Read more >

SAILING INSTRUCTIONS 2020

If maybe you have cleaned out the shed, smartened the garden and cleaned the house as we all stay home ...... next up is read the SI’s and NOR for 2020 in the racing documents part of the website -......

Read more >

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) LIGHTSHIP CLOSED

21st March 2020 - The flag officers have reluctantly had to close the Club down. The actual details will follow when the plan is clearer. The situation is in a constant state of flux. The Government, Public Health England and......

Read more >

APRIL POWER CUT

The power outage that was put back to April 1st has been further postponed. It will probably now happen in late summer or the autumn. SYH had secured standby generators for the April event, more details will be passed on......

Read more >

IPSWICH LOCK GATE CLOSURE

23rd March the gates were to be closed again but this has been put back to 30th March 2020 ABP Ipswich have issued a Notice to Mariners in that the Dock Gate will be closed on Thursday 5th March from 08.30......

Read more >