On a windy and very wet November Saturday the Committee met at Chichester YC for their twice yearly meeting. One member joined by Zoom.
by Judy Walker - 05/11/2023
Sixteen members, plus Poppy the spaniel, joined the SW Region walk today - based on the village of Belstone near Okehampton.
by Anne Bailey - 25/10/2023
Lunch at the Thames Motor Yacht Club then a brisk walk to Hampton Court Palace for HROA members.
by Nigel Kingsley - 19/10/2023
11 HRs gathered to see the start of the Clipper Round the World Race which left Portsmouth on 3rd September.
by Judy Walker - 04/09/2023
HROA Members travelled to Sweden to enjoy a very special long weekend at Ellos.
by Tim Bishop - 27/08/2023
Summary of the 2023 Summer Cruise
by John Mace - 30/06/2023
The fleet gathers in Dartmouth, with a trip ashore to visit Rockfish for lunch, and then a guided tour of the Naval college.
by Tim Bishop - 05/06/2023
First pontoon party of the Summer Rally 2023.
by Tim Bishop - 31/05/2023
HROA Members can choose to show their AIS-derived positions on our Fleet Map. This shows the extent of our cruising, and allows members to keep in touch.
by Nigel Kingsley - 29/05/2023
On Monday 3 April a group of members enjoyed an excellent walk along the South West Coast Path.
by Anne Bailey - 04/04/2023
This year's seminar included the option of an overnight stay at the RNLI College at Poole, and an exclusive tour of the world class life saving training facilities.
by Tim Bishop - 13/03/2023
Members watched the Changing of the Guard, enjoyed lunch at a local hotel, before heading to the castle for a presentation on the late Queen, and touring the State Apartments.
by Tim Bishop - 09/03/2023
Local Scottish members are having a winter meet-up at Portavadie Marine with a meal and a spa visit planned. Don’t worry it is too soon to be on the water you can come by car!
by Ian Sutherland - 24/02/2023
Nigel Southern and his crew have completed their ARC in their HR 48, arriving in Grenada on 30th November.
by Judy Walker - 16/12/2022
A fine turn out in perfect Autumnal weather for the first rally of the Winter Programme
by Tim Bishop - 11/11/2022
Nigel Southern's immaculate HR 48 is ready for her first ARC towards Rodney Bay for Christmas
by Tim Bishop - 04/11/2022
Fair winds, good company and an outstanding address make for a great HROA Rally
by Nigel Kingsley - 29/09/2022
First sailing Eastern Region rally since the start of Covid, members gathered at Bradwell Marina on Blackwater before heading across the mud into Tollesbury
by Tim Bishop - 11/09/2022
Peter Woods is to be presented with the lifeboat's 40 year service medal 'The Decoration of the Institution'.
It is with great sadness that we have heard of the death of HM Queen Elizabeth.
by Judy Walker - 09/09/2022
Border Force launches new system for notifying overseas pleasure craft voyages.
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by Judy Walker - 25/08/2022
Nigel Southern and a crew of three are setting sail on 22nd August en route for the Canaries and the 2022 ARC Rally.
We wish them good luck on this big adventure.
by Judy Walker - 20/08/2022
Following the RNLI, all manner of other craft, Dunkirk little ships, even Sir Robin's Suhaili, the HROA fleet were proud to sail past HMS Severn and HRH The Princess Royal at Cowes yesterday.
by Tim Bishop - 07/08/2022
Congratulations to Peter Bainbridge on Sky who won ISC Class 6B in his Hallberg Rassy 342
by Judy Walker - 02/07/2022
The HROA joined with Dutch sister association 'HR Connectie' to make a combined fleet of some 67 boats at Bruinesse Marina last weekend.
by Tim Bishop - 21/06/2022
Yachts sailing in company from the Solent gather for the first evening of the HROA Summer Cruise 2022.
by Tim Bishop - 10/06/2022
The south coast fleet, 'sail in company', head east towards Zeebrugge for the start of the HROA Summer Cruise to South Holland.
by Tim Bishop - 08/06/2022
Magali Hamon of Port Chantereyne, Cherbourg held an excellent Zoom meeting to outline the post Brexit procedures for visiting France.
by Judy Walker - 24/05/2022
Some 29 HRs gathered in Yarmouth for our traditional Spring Rally - our first visit since 2019
by Judy Walker - 28/04/2022
Questions from the perils of Brexit paperwork to sail in France, to the heads plumbing for our distinguished speakers and panel of experts at the club house both live and online.
by Tim Bishop - 20/03/2022