Welcome

Welcome to Frensham Pond Sailing Club. Based on a beautiful lake in South West Surrey, the club welcomes new members, both experienced sailors and those wishing to learn. If you would like to find out more, please look further at our website or why not take the opportunity to visit and talk with the club manager or the clubs members. Frensham Pond is a club for all ages, all abilities and all seasons.

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TIM HEMSLEY

It is with great sadness and shock that we heard of the untimely death of Tim Hemsley on Monday.  

Tim was well-known at Frensham for being a brilliant sailor, a good and loyal friend with a great sense of humour and for his dedication to the Club over many years.   

As so many of his friends have testified, Tim was a real gentleman, generous and optimistic and without his sense of fun and happy smile around the club, we will all be the poorer.  He will really be missed.

 

Further information and tributes will follow over the next week.

 

Jeff Dolton

Commodore

       Y&Y Article

      Tim Hemsley Remembrance Group 

2013 Guildford Marine Frensham Frenzy

Please ensure you all put the 10th March in your diaries to attend this years sponsored Guildford Marine Frensham Frenzy!

As always we will be going to great lengths to ensure for some fantastic sailing, followed up  by the legendary frensham tea and prizes from Guildford Marine our No. 1 Local sailing store.

 

Further details to follow shortly......

Cadet Team Racing Reunion

On 27th December over 40 Ex-Cadet sailors and parents converged on Frensham Pond Sailing Club, with sailors from 1993 for an afternoon of Team Racing. Almost as if time hadn't passed everyone slipped back into the Frensham life, with many generations of cadet sailors present.

The day consisted of 3-boat team racing with a total of three teams, where helm and crew combinations were arranged to reunite old teams. "With so many generations it was hard to work out if you were going to be crewing for your old helm from 1999 or helm for your crew from 2004" – Aaron Cooper

With the typical gusty, and shifty conditions we were all kept on our toes. Racing was exciting and there were many close finishes. After one flight and a total of 12 races, a winning team was announced and champagne awarded. Possibly the last team racing event to be held under the old racing rules.

After sailing we all descended on the local Chinese and a long overdue catch up. A great day all round, one we look forward to repeating next year, hopefully with even more people.

Many thanks to Frensham Pond Sailing Club, Charterhouse School for the use of their fireflies, Jane Anderson for arranging all the logistics and acting as jury boat, and Steven Anderson and Tim Hemsley in the Committee boat.

As an added bonus, the ex-Cadets raised £180 towards the replacement of Typsy.

 

John Beasley

It is with sadness that I report the passing of John Beasley on 18th December 2012.

John became an Out of Port member when he moved to the West Country with his wife Jill some years ago.  He was a fine Enterprise sailor and a Fleet Captain.

I am sure John will be missed by all those who knew him.

Jeff Dolton
Commodore

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