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2023 Dinghy Racing

Dinghy Racing @ Aln Estuary
Race or 'Watch & Learn'. All dinghy types. Wear lifejackets. Possible opportunities to crew - come early. Most fortnightly Sundays on Spring tides.


Date:            Time:

16 Apr           12:30

07 May          16:00 

21 May          16:00 (Open Day - visitors welcome!)

04 Jun           15:30

18 Jun           15:30

02 Jul             14:30

16 Jul             14:30

30 Jul             13:30.

Then Pub Social (below).


2023 Committee Meetings

RABC Committee Meetings @ 'The Serviceman'


Date:            Time

17 Apr           1900

15 May          1900

19 Jun           1900

17 Jul            1900

18 Sept         1900

16 Oct           1900

20 Nov          1900

18 Dec          1900


Meet the Members

Pub Socials @ Red Lion, Alnmouth (Public Event) Watch Dinghy Racing (see above) then meet Club members in the pub.


Good Friday 7 Apr: Spring Clear-up @ Boat Park

10:00-12:00 hrs. Club volunteers to tidy Boat Park, pick up dog poo, cut the grass, trim the hedges, dispose of unmarked items etc. Involves moving dinghies and trailers so all trailers to be movable. All moorings and kit to be marked with mooring numbers. Bring strimmers, hedge trimmers, wheelbarrows, shovels and spades.

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Sat 6 May: Paddle & Picnic to Lesbury

14:30. Gently row or paddle your tender, dinghy, canoe, kayak or paddle board up the Aln on the rising tide to Lesbury footbridge park. Motor boats depart later. Bring your own picnic and drinks. Non boaters welcome to join us there. Float back with the falling tide. Children to be accompanied.


Sat 20 May: RYA Discover Sailing

[Late afternoon]. Short, free boating trips on the Aln estuary for able-bodied beginners of all ages. Was called Push The Boat Out. BBQ. Backup Sun 21st. Replaces planned Shakedown Sail.


Thu 6 to Sun 9 July: Tall Ships, Hartlepool

Visit ships. Music, Stalls. RABC bus trip from Alnmouth on Saturday 8th Jul (£20 concessions, £25 full). Cruise in Company (probably to Seaham) for the long weekend. Put it in the diary!


Sat Aug 5: Volcano Night

[Late afternoon. Times TBD]. Charity Bonfire competition on the beach in aid of lifeboats. Sun 6 Aug 09:00. Volunteer Beach Cleaning.


Fri 18 – Sun 20 Aug. Cruise in Company to Berwick Food & Beer Festival

Slow food, real ale. Or get the train (20 mins) and meet us there. Details TBD when Festival confirms.


Sat 2 Sept: Regatta

RABC Annual Regatta - dinghy regatta with other local clubs. Race or watch. BBQ.

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