In early September, the Club suffered a huge but not entirely unexpected loss when Linda Grundy finally lost her long and relentless battle against a progressive blood disorder. Along with her husband Max, Linda had been a leading light in the TSCC since the early days. Jackie and I had been close friends with both of them for over 35 years so the loss of Linda has left a considerable void in both our lives. Indeed, it was Linda and Max who introduced us to the Club. As a couple they were inseparable so for Max the loss is intense but we are sure that in the fullness of time he will find the strength to pick up the pieces and continue enjoying life as Linda would most certainly have wished.
To celebrate the start of the new boating season, 41 TSCC members gathered in April for our annual Fitting Out Supper. This year it was held at Topo Gigio Ristorante in Ewell, a great-value venue with excellent food and friendly, efficient service. It was a terrific evening and I have no doubt we will return […]
For boat owners everywhere, the months between laying-up and fitting-out are necessarily peppered with activity. There are numerous niggles that need to be nailed and invariably one or two bigger jobs that cannot be avoided. But that is the nature of boats – they are demanding of your time and money but in return they […]