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SAS Fees

Dear members SAS have revised their constitution to cater for clubs such as ours who have a large social component. The revised fees structure will be applied with effect from our year end May 2018 and will be included in your annual membership fees. The applicable percentages by membership category is as per the extract […]

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Nautical Trivia by Fonz – Dog Watch

The Dog Watch – 16h00 to 20h00   The 16h00 to 20h00 evening watch is usually dived into two ‘dogs’ known as the ‘first dog’ watch, from 16h00 to 18h00 and the second ‘dog watch”, from 18h00 to 20h00.                                          There are a few thoughts on where the name dogwatch came from: The Oxford English Dictionary […]

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Sail+Leisure Magazine

The next issue of Sail + Leisure Magazine will be out in March 2018.  For more information see their website:

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Grande Baie’s 75th Anniversary Book

Following a number of recent meetings in Mauritius with the President of the Mauritius Yachting Association and Commodore of Grande Baie Yacht Club we are delighted to report that copies of our Club’s official history book “Salt on the Sails” now reside in the libraries of these two important institutions. We were also very pleased […]

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Scuttlebutt Article – North Sails Speed Reading

North Sails Speed Reading – Starting Strategies Your first two minutes of a race is arguably the most important. Good news is there are a few tricks that can make starting much easier. These tricks focus on executing a start that is low-risk and has a high-reward. In this article, North Sails expert Mike Marshall […]

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