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Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« on: March 04, 2020, 12:55:09 PM »
A blast  has been organised to take place at Grafham water on 12th & 13th September

Hopefully we may also be joined by the 4000's and the lowrider Moths.

Costs are as follows

£37 per boat for the weekend

£10 per tent
£15 per camper van

camping should be booked online prior to the event through the Grafham Water website

more details to follow as they become available

there is also the possibility of joining in with their club racing on the Sunday although i need to confirm that one with the club
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2020, 08:32:14 PM »
https://webcollect.org.uk/grafham/category/external-training_visitor-training

Here is the link for paying for the blast and for paying for camping
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2020, 01:13:47 PM »
Please can people give an indication of whether they are coming, and how many people they are bringing so i can book tables at the pub
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2020, 07:48:40 PM »
Marmite is going. Having trouble paying using the web collect link. Anyone else having trouble?

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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2020, 08:12:34 PM »
Tgey have taken the link down, we are paying on the day
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2020, 07:42:30 PM »
update to information from Grafham

camping is fine, they have a portaloo outside the main building for use overnight as the clubhouse will be closed

payment will be taken on the day, cards only - no cash

photography is fine, if anyone wants to do drone footage they need to contact Anglian water authority. club rules regarding it are not to film within 50 meters of any other boat(unless you have their written permission) and not to film where Juniors are on the lake. please be aware that there is a junior event taking place on the lake on Saturday.
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #6 on: September 07, 2020, 05:38:30 PM »
Unfortunately the Wheatsheaf are unable to accommodate large groups, however, speaking with the Grafham caterers they will be doing the following over the weekend

Breakfast both days

Packed lunches available both days for £5 consisting of a baguette, crisps, fruits, chocolate bar.

and an evening meal on the Saturday, 2 courses for £12, with a choice of the following

burger & chips
scampi & chips
shepherds pie
ham, egg & chips

apple pie & custard
chocolate death wish & cream

If anyone has any special dietary requirements please let me know so i can pass them on.
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2020, 12:23:18 PM »
Please bring a mask/face covering to wear in all social situations, i.e boat rigging, launching/retrieving.
Have a mask in your buoyancy aid in case of rescue and please put this on before getting in to the safety boat.

We must practice social distancing at all practical times and of course if you feel even slightly unwell please do not attend the event.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Jimmy
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2020, 02:52:58 PM »
Please all make yourselves aware of grafhams covid operating procedures

https://www.grafham.org/covid-19-operating-procedures.html
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2020, 09:39:03 AM »
That was a great weekend!

Even without the brilliant weather, the sailing was excellent. But the tropical sunshine added another level to it.
My favourite part of the weekend was when Andy/Jill jumped in marmite while Paul/Charlotte jumped in usagi. I could see both of them chasing each other so I decided to join in. I had Joe White crewing at the time.

Poppy managed to catch up and pass usagi but marmite was a little trickier to get round.
So we started the sprint. Flat wiring 12-15knots shoulders back giving it all. My GPS was clocking us doing 9-11 knots upwind. Properly great fun.
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Re: Cherub Blast - Grafham Water
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2020, 09:24:52 PM »
Time to get out of the water Jamie.
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