Please find below a first version of the Calendar for 2022 along the lines of what is normally in the magazine but is here to give you all an early sight of how things are progressing as regards events for this year. I have tried and failed miserably to get the magazine format to fit on this page but … well here is the alternative for now! It follows basically the same format of headings: Event Category & Date/ Event/ Type of Event/ Organiser & Entry fee per boat/ Contact. Hope it helps you to start planning this year.
Take care, stay safe and hope to see some more of you this year.
Chertsey Social/ Test Day.
Fri 29 April. Novice. Fresh water. Chertsey social /test day. Casual gathering, ideal for beginners, untried boats and a chance to see if all that work over the winter was a good idea! CMBA. Cost Approx £30/35, Contact David Knight.
River Thames Trip
Sat 30 April & Sun 1 May. MODERATE. Fresh water. River Thames Trip. Penton Hook Marina Chertsey. A lovely Thames cruise in company with other members. Based at the largest inland marina in Britain. CMBA. £15 one day. £25 two days. Contact Phil Bywater.
Mike Tarry Caledonian Run
Mon 23 May, Tue 24 /Wed 25/Thu 26/Fri 27 May. MODERATE. Fresh water. Mike Tarry Caledonian Run. Scotland. A slow & fast cruise through the magnificent Caledonian canal crossing Scotland from the east to the west coast. A wonderful event in stunning surroundings. CMBA. Contact for full details David Knight.
Loch Lomond Spring Weekend
Fri 27 May ,Sat 28/Sun 29 May. MODERATE. Fresh water. Loch Lomond Spring Weekend. Scotland. Relaxed casual gathering on the waters of the Loch. Accommodation is available in Balloch & Luss. Informal cruising in magnificent scenery. CMBA. Contact David Knight.
32nd British Classic Motor Boat Rally.
Fri 29 July, Sat 30/Sun 31/Monday 1 August. MODERATE. Fresh water. 32nd British Classic Motor Boat Rally. Broad Leys Windermere. Invitation …. A chance to cruise the lake & admire the spectacular views at the home of the British Classic Motor Boat Rally. BCMBR. Contact Chris Barker
Sat 6 August, Sun 7/Mon 8/Tue 9/Wed 10/Thursday 11 August. CHALLENGING. Tidal Salt water. Neyland . Cleddau Estuary South Wales. 4th year of this event to explore new tidal waters in the company of friends and take in the stunning location before attending Cardiff Event. Boats retrieved on the Wednesday. Travel Thursday to Cardiff. CMBA Contact Ian & Donna Griffin.
Cardiff Bay Classic Weekend and AGM.
Thu 11 August, Fri 12/Sat 13/Sun 14/Monday 15 August. MODERATE. Fresh water in the bay. Cardiff Bay Classic Weekend and CMBA AGM. Cardiff Yacht Club. 18th year of our main event. Based at Cardiff Yacht Club. This gives easy access to the freshwater lagoon and rivers behind the barrage whilst those that wish can make their way out to the salty stuff. Camping, assisted launching. Free time and ‘organised’ fun Meal in the club house on Saturday night. Depart by Lunchtime Monday. Numbers for meal limited so book early! CMBA. Contact Cardiff Organising Group: Ian & Donna Griffin, Keith& Janice Burgess, David Knight.
October Poole Classics Weekend.
Not currently happening 2022 We have lost the venue for this event. Any ideas that could provide launch, trailer parking, camping/Motorhomes, meal facilities would be gratefully accepted.
Sun 5 November. NOVICE. Fresh Water. Ivy Lake, Chichester. Chichester Water Ski Club. Relaxed test day to end the year on freshwater, by invitation of Chichester Water Ski Club. Minimum boat numbers are required to keep the cost down. Please make sure you have a confirmed entry before travelling. CMBA. Contact Dave Howell
I think I have got it right this time.....
As we get details for further events we will add to the Calendar. Please see the main Events pages of the web site for more details.
As usual, all CMBA event rules and whatever if any restrictions the various Governments of our little island have in place at the relavant times will apply.
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