Stoke Gabriel Scouts, another organisation which offers vital youth enrichment activities in the village, is in urgently need of Leaders. If any SGBA members are looking for a way to get more involved with the local community, then this is a great opportunity to make a difference. The Scout group has recently undergone over £50,000 worth of major refurbishments, and is all but ready to start activities for the new school term in
Published 15:19 on 28 Sep 2021
BBQ at the club house 18th September. Food on SGBA, bring your own drink. A chance to try out our new 8 person paddle boards. Please book so that we have an idea of how much food to buy.
Published 05:51 on 13 Sep 2021
Junior Sailing Course B is running from Saturday 31st July to Wednesday 4th August . The shore and launch area will be busy, particularly on Saturday and Wednesday so no club boats are available (except the Whitehall Skiff and Scillabub ) . On Sunday - Tuesday kayaks and canoes are bookable. We ask members to avoid being at Mill Point at the
Published 08:45 on 31 Jul 2021
The latest relaxation in Covid rules has enabled us to reopen the club. The changes are: The clubhouse is now fully open, including kitchen and club room. Showers, toilets and changing facilities are available for use once again, though use of each room remains restricted to 2 people at a time (unless all from the same household). You can now sail with friends outside your immediate bubble.
Published 14:24 on 25 Jul 2021
The club has been loaned an RS Venture. It is available through the booking system and is on a swinging mooring off the clubhouse. Will Howitt, our lead instructor, comments that before taking out the Venture you should be confident in a Quest: "Recommend Quest proficient if anything slightly more responsive with current unweighted centreboard and lighter GRP hull" Book here
Published 13:59 on 25 Jun 2021
Members can advertise boat related items (as well as complete boats) on the website. We'll also highlight new items for sale in the weekly newsletter. You can also use the facility to give away items, simply enter 0.0 for the price and the item will be marked as free. There are currently some interesting items for sale (and auction). Head over to the classifieds section to see what is available.
Published 17:50 on 24 Jun 2021
Vehicular Access to SGBA Premises Along the Foreshore As many members are aware, the club has been working to revise the planning consent for the SGBA clubhouse with South Hams District Council (SHDC), specifically regarding who is able to use the club premises and to allow some vehicular access along the foreshore - the latter of which has not been allowed at all, except in exceptional circumstances. Vehicular access has proved a sensitive
Published 10:40 on 22 Jun 2021
In this months Practical Boat Owner "Lugger Romance": Since the Drascombe Lugger Scillabub was donated to the Stoke Gabriel Boating Association three years ago (and featured in PBO , Dec 2019), she's become a beloved member of the SBGA fleet. However, roofer Alfie Dunn took that affection to a new level when he proposed to his girlfriend Melissa Jones on board. SGBA Commodore Chris Moore took the
Published 06:08 on 16 Jun 2021
The sun shone on Stoke Gabriel for our half term Junior Sailing course.... Those participating all learnt new sailing skills progressing to RYA Stages 1-4 and seemed to have a superb time. A big thank you out to the organisers and instructors without whom JSA would not have been the success it was - you know who you are! Chris Moore, Commodore Thank you also to Sonny, one
Published 20:50 on 9 Jun 2021
New for 2021 is another Quest expanding our Quest fleet to two. Our first Quest was bought in 2019 and has proved an invaluable boat for training as well as family sailing and day-tripping. We have also updated our Canadian canoe fleet with a 'Mad River Explorer' 16ft Canadian canoe (photo above) designation 'CC1` on our booking system. Our hard working boson River Lovejoy has been busy renewing the booms
Published 08:12 on 6 Jun 2021