The BCYA (Bristol Channel Yachting Association) presented Portishead Cruising Club with the Yacht Club of the Year 2018 award, primarily for their organisation and running of the Holms Race.
The 2018 Holms Race was won by ‘White Spirit’ from PCC.
I would like to thank all those people (older racers & non-racers mainly) who made the 2018 Holms Race event work with apologies to any I have missed.
Sponsors Quay Marine for half price visitor berthing, Tingdene yacht brokers for sailing coats for winning yacht, Portishead Yacht and Sailing Club for use of their clubhouse.
Event instructions, organisation :- Nick Duppa-Miller
Event Entry Control:- Julia Filer
Food organiser:- Val Bundell
Food Cooks/Servers:- Val Bundell, Mary Curtis, Margaret Deacon, Jenny Estcourt, John duHeaume, Christine Heidelmeyer, Jenny Jones, Lyn Lewis, Viv McBroom
Bar:- Pete Bundell
Bar Servers:- Pete Bundell, Mike Stevens
Bar movements transport etc:- Jim Arters, Pete Bundell, Martin & Mary Curtis, Rod & Margaret Deacon, Jenny Jones, Geoff McBroom, Dave Richardson, Judy Williamson
Prize ordering:- Derek Estcourt
Prize Collection & receipt:- Richard Birch, Geoff McBroom
Race managers/OOD’s:- Jim Harris, Charly Heidelmeyer, Dave Richardson, Judy Williamson.
Race Limit Mark Installation :- David Herbert (Commodore, PYSC), daughter, & friend.
Race Results:- Margaret Deacon, John Filer.
Also a big thank you to Portishead Youth Centre staff for all their help.