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  1. #1
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    Default Royal Harwich Yacht Club

    Some time last year I posted a message regarding the RHYC being agreeable to me motoring from Pin Mill and stopping at their pontoon briefly to pick up 2 crew. At the time I never did but would now like to sometime within the next couple of weeks.

    Assuming this is OK in pincple still, does anyone know who I can contact to ask?

    Thanks

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    I've wondered the same thing. The RHYC website lists a number for their Berth Master: 07742 145994 Do let us know what the response is! Personally I'd be happy to pay a reasonable fee for the facility if necessary.

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    I don't think that anything has changed since last year. Jeff Prentice is still in charge of the Marina assisted by Ollie.

    http://www.royalharwichyachtclub.co.uk/marina.html

    As long as the hammerhead is not busy and you ask Jeff nicely i cannot really see him objecting even if it is technically for members and paying visitors. To be honest my sister dropped a heavily pregnant crew member off somewhere within the MDL marina at Woolverstone and they were also very friendly when asked! She only did it there because of traffic at RH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Horatio View Post
    their Berth Master: 07742 145994
    Indeed, the chief midwife is GEOFF

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    In a similar vein what does King's think of people using their new pontoon at Pin Mill for such activity? We have limited draft so could sometimes get alongside there...

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    I don't think that would be a problem. The Pin Mill Marina Development is for PMSC members as well as Gus' customers, so I imagine the normal courtesy to visiting yachtsmen/women would be extended. If you are local and a regular user, however, joining the club would be the polite thing to do.

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    stopped there last summer to drop crew member off. Called them up on the radio beforehand and they gave the OK. Stayed about 30 mins and thanked them when I left.
    I've learned from my mistakes and I'm sure I can repeat most of them exactly. - Peter Cook

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    If you stay a bit longer and have something to eat or drink in the club there is no charge, visitors very welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leighb View Post
    If you stay a bit longer and have something to eat or drink in the club there is no charge, visitors very welcome.
    That's useful to know , we will be up that way on our 2 wk cruise up the coast at edna july n start of aug ..
    Gentlemen dont sail to windward .
    "Micaralee" Countess 28 .

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    Quote Originally Posted by nigelm View Post
    That's useful to know , we will be up that way on our 2 wk cruise up the coast at edna july n start of aug ..
    Just to clarify, that is no charge for a few hours during the day, we do charge for overnight, but less than MDL next door.

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