Fitting Out Supper

The Club was packed out last Saturday for the fitting out supper.  This was the first time we have used the new caterers for a hot buffet, and it was very successful – there was nothing left at the end, anyway!  We also held a prize raffle and for some reason John was especially keen on getting his hands on one particular prize…

The evening was buzzing and busy, here are some pictures: » Read more

First Music Night of 2017

The monthly music nights have kicked off for 2017 – the first took place on Thursday 30th March.  The music was great but the musicians deserve a larger audience, so please put the last Thursday of every month into your diary.  Here are a couple of pictures and videos from the night, to give you a taster:

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2017 Yearbook

The 2017 yearbook has been completed and printed, and copies are now available in the club – please pick up your copy and also feel free to take a couple of extras to hand out to prospective members.

The electronic version has also been published to the website and is available for reading online here.

We’re now collecting content for the next edition, so if you have any stories, photographs or other interesting information, or if you have an idea for an article and would like to talk about it, please contact us on

A huge thanks goes out to all contributors, but especially to John Alder for all his hard work in compiling the book.

Burn’s Night 2017

The great and the good (not to mention, some of the others too) gathered on Saturday 28th January to celebrate Burn’s Night.  The Chart Room was completely full for the meal, which started with the welcome and Selkirk Grace given by the Commodore, followed by a first class Scotch broth.  The excellent haggis was addressed and cut by our President and was then demolished, with plenty for seconds and even thirds for the adventurous.  The meal was topped off with cranachan cheesecake / whisky trifle and a toast to the lassies was given by Ken Robinson, with Carrie Thompson responding on behalf of the lassies.  It’s something of a miracle that Ken made it through the night, considering Mary’s dagger stare could have cut a haggis!  Finally, the Membership Secretary gave a fine rendition of the Drunken Scotsman.

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