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abreese

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Etherow model boat club
« on: February 27, 2017, 08:03:15 PM »

hi all.
our club attended Kirklees open day (thanks stan) we have a 6mtr gazebo with club logo,a lot of people asked where is etherow model boat club?.
so here goes.we are based at etherow country park nr romiley stockport sk6-5jd.
we offer 365 days sailing,club house with bar and all the usual facilities. our membership at present is around 165.we offer family membership,concession,senior.
our web site is up and running with calendar and usual for sale section etc
we have 2 club nights a month and 2 lakes to sail on.
alan breese commodore e m b c
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Re: etherow model boat club
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2017, 08:19:35 PM »

 :-)) :-)) :-))
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Re: etherow model boat club
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2017, 08:18:06 AM »

cheers timbo.
forgot to mention café in park good burgers.
al the comm
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Re: etherow model boat club
« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2017, 11:34:27 AM »

That sounds like a first class venue  :-))
I wish I still lived out that way.
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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2017, 04:54:43 PM »


Just been looking at your web page, and very impressive and very informative.


One thing that puzzles me is, I couldn't see the lifeboat weekend in the diary, that I have heard you put on, and wondered whether you don't put this on anymore, or are your club just having a break.


I used to know a man called John Dowcre that  made the pilgrimage every year for a few years up to the north west, Southport I think to a big lifeboat show. Sadly he died some years ago but was a great supporter of the RNLI.  Does that not take place anymore.


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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2017, 08:09:09 PM »

The lifeboat rally at Southport sadly declined many years ago.Not sure  about the other venue.




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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #6 on: March 01, 2017, 07:46:31 AM »

hi jim.
regarding lifeboat day,the last time etherow put on this event,the day went very well good attendance ,weather etc even the mayor of stockport attended.
but my predecessor,let a few people down and cost the club money.we still have bad vibes from this years later.
we have been asked about this event recently so watch this space!.
thanks for your interest in the club.
nb   our landing stage is approx. 15mtr x8mtrs if all the members turned up for a sail problem.
alan the comm
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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #7 on: March 01, 2017, 08:07:28 PM »


Thankyou Alan.


I shall  keep an eye open for developments.


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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #8 on: March 01, 2017, 08:27:59 PM »

ta jim.
used to go on a ferry at knott end when I was a little un!
alan b
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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #9 on: March 01, 2017, 10:52:50 PM »

Clever little web site - it knew that it had a visitor from New Zealand. It should have said "a visitor TO New Zealand" since I am normally only a 30 minute bus ride from Martin's hideyhole
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Re: Etherow model boat club
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2017, 11:59:47 PM »


ta jim.
used to go on a ferry at knott end when I was a little un!
alan b


it still runs daily, weather permitting. today it looks like a Tupperware butty box, but is equipped with water jet drive for propulsion.


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