13th May Update regarding SGBA facilities following the recent government announcements.
Published 19:47 on 13 May 2020
Recreational boat owners (using any type of vessel, whether motorised or not) are permitted to use their boats in local waters for recreational purposes as part of their daily exercise
Published 07:50 on 28 Mar 2020
Our Chester Yawl "Red Admiral" was officially named and launched yesterday (Saturday) afternoon in windy conditions by Vice-Commodore Julian and the build team led by Steve Goodchild. She is located on the ground floor of the club house and is now available for member* use - currently only as a single hander. Please remember to sign her in/out so that the club can keep tabs on usage and take care on the
Published 09:50 on 22 Mar 2020
Please vote in our virtual AGM
Published 05:18 on 22 Mar 2020
Despite the wet weather on Sunday, 20 people joined Neil Millward to collect litter around the parish and foreshore. About 25 sacks were collected along with other non-baggable items of rubbish. The Stoke Gabriel Boating Association is pleased to be able to organise this contribution to the Great British Spring Clean, which is just beginning.
Published 10:39 on 16 Mar 2020
Rain, sun, rainbows and spring tides ...
Published 15:25 on 12 Mar 2020
Our 2020 AGM is set for 7.30 pm on Thursday 19 March. ( Important note: The Coronavirus crisis might well advance by then to cause us to consider postponing the AGM. Hopefully that will not be so. A decision will be made not later than 6pm Tuesday 17 March). Details of the 'business' part of the evening have already been promulgated . Once that's out of the way,
Published 20:14 on 10 Mar 2020
The existing concrete slipway in-front of the clubhouse is pitted and breaking up. We've decided to lay a new one to make it easier to launch and retrieve dinghies and kayaks as well as reducing wear and tear on trolleys and hulls. We're also aiming to smooth the gradients to avoid sudden drop-offs. Work has started breaking up the old slipway to make way for the laying of a new one. We can
Published 13:54 on 5 Mar 2020
Today we launched our new website. It is a significant leap forwards for the club and brings a host of beneficial features for our members, such as: Online renewals: renew your membership directly through the website. Join SGBA directly from the website. Pay online with a credit/debit card or by Direct Debit for membership and courses. View all club events on a unified calendar
Published 23:03 on 23 Feb 2020
Hot on the tail of Storm Ciara, Stoke Gabriel's answer to Michael Fish, Anne Davis, came to give her Weather Insights at the Old Schoolroom last Thursday the 13th. As an accomplished offshore skipper, Anne has plainly taken her weather knowledge to a greater depth. During her talk, Anne introduced us to the Coriolis force and then carefully walked us through the major factors influencing our weather patterns, taking the group to
Published 15:02 on 13 Feb 2020