2016-17 Previous Events


Jan 17        Dick Holness (East Coast Pilot) talk

Feb 16        Valentine's Dinner

Feb 21        Border Force talk

Mar 9         Retro Night

Mar 23/24 Downriver Shakedown

Mar 31        Mothers Day Lunch 2-4pm

Apr 6/7      Upriver Cruise

Apr 13        Fitting Out Supper 6 for 6.30pm

Apr 19-22  London Cruise (Easter)

May 4-6    Yalding or Swale (BH)

May 11       Stangate

May 11        Curry Night

May 25-27 Crouch Cruise (BH)

Jun 8/9      Round Island Cruise

Jun 15/16   Upriver Cruise

Jun 29/30 Admiral's Cruise

Jul 13/14    Stangate Cruise

Jul 27         Maidstone Boat Gathering

Jul 28         Stangate Cruise 

Aug 3-26    Thames Holiday

Aug 24-26  Ramsgate Cruise (BH)

Sep 13-15    Regatta weekend

Sep 28/29   Upriver Cruise

Oct 5            Laying up

Oct 12/13     Upriver Cruise

Oct 26         Trafalgar Night

Nov 16/17   Commodore's Last Cruise

Dec 7           Children's Christmas Party

Dec 8           AGM, 10 am start

Dec 14          Adults' Christmas Party


Dec 31          New Year's Party



February 11            2017 AGM at 10 am (previously postponed from December)

February 17           Official Opening of the New Bar - Meal and Entertainment (replaced Valentine's meal)

March 11                 Mothers' Day meal at 2pm.  Great occasion. Well done Helen and Mick

April 28                  Fitting out supper and live band

May 12                    Curry Night

May 19 pm             Royal Wedding BBQ with TV coverage



February 18             Valentine's meal

March 16                 Cruising Association Talk on 'A Whistle stop Tour of Europe'

March  26                 Mothers' day meal 

April 8                       Shakedown day cruise

April 14 - 17             Easter cruise to Allington & Maidstone

April 22                    Fitting out supper.  Well attended and thanks to all members who organised it.

April 29 - May 1       Cruise to Conyer Creek 

May 6                      Table Top Games Night * Commodore's Chess Challenge

May 13 & 14            Upriver cruise

May 20                    'RETRO' Night: 60s & 70s vinyl records etc.

May 27 - 29             River Crouch Cruise

June 17                   'River in Flames' (Dutch Invasion Anniversary)

June 24                   Boat Handling Competition & Evening in the Club House

July 8 & 9                Admiral's cruise

August 26 - 28        Ramsgate Cruise - changed to Maidstone

September 8-10      Regatta Weekend & Quiz Night 8th at 8 p

September 23-24    Upriver Cruise

October 21              Trafalgar Night 

October 28              Halloween Night

November 4 & 5      Allington Fireworks' Cruise

November 11           Laying up Dinner & Dance

December 2 & 3      End of season cruise - Chatham Dockyard

December 16          Adults' Christmas party 

December 25          Christmas dinner

December 31          New Year's Eve party

Installation of more mud berth piles with many thanks to Derek Lucas and the team

Construction of 3rd dry dock with many thanks to John Downie, Roger Stevens and helpers

Installation of CCTV and Wifi and some new windows in the clubhouse



February 13               Valentine's meal.  

March   6                   Mothers' day meal

March 19                   Mini cruise, Nautical chatter in the evening

March   9-23             14 days for car park project; completed in 6!

March  25/28            Easter cruise

April  16                    Fitting out supper

April  23                    Maidstone cruise

April  30                    Queenborough cruise

May  28                    Island Yacht Club cancelled.  Maidstone instead.

June 11                    Bbq, chilli and games night

June 25                    Quiz and curry night

July 2                       BBQ lit at 6pm 

July 9/10                  Admirals cruise

September 3            Quiz night 

September 4            Regatta

September 10          Essex Ray day cruise - cancelled 

October 1                 Laying up Dinner Dance

October 22               Trafalgar night   

October 29               Halloween Night

November 19           End of season cruise

December   4           Xmas cruise 

December 10          Children's Christmas party

December 11           AGM at 10 am 

December 17           Adults' Christmas party.  Tremendous numbers at this event

December 25           Christmas dinner

December 26           Boxing Day Cruise

December 31           New Year's Eve party



We used: 170 tons crushed concrete, 140 tons planings, 464 man (person!) hours over five days, 108 bacon or sausage rolls and gallons of tea, coffee and blackcurrant cordial,

and a big thank you.  Richard Fridd, Allan Ellingworth, Bernard Davis, Bob Johnson,George Christou, John Downie, Ken Tovey, Colin Mathews, Peter Creswell, Trevor Zobel, Rick Foster, Richard Millward, Steve Tovey, Nick Aish, Nolly Harvey but the following deserve a special mention Kenny Garrett, Neil Martin, Ginger Bottomley, Allan Hogger, Cynthia Povey, Karin Harman, Barry Hickford, Mick Burton, Rob McCourt, Peter Spratt

Where to Find Us

Strood Yacht Club     Temple Manor Marsh     

Knight Road     Strood     Kent     ME2 2AH                 

Email:  info@stroodyachtclub.uk 

Facebook:   http://www.facebook.com/groups/Stroodyachtclub/ 

Tel: 01634 718 261

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