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PSPS Members Meeting in Kingswear – Saturday 7th May 2016

In addition to the previously published Wessex and Dart Branch meeting syllabus an additional Members’ afternoon meeting at the Royal Dart Yacht Club, Kingswear has now been arranged for Saturday 7th May.

A buffet lunch will be served at 1 p.m. at a cost of £9.50 per head (payable on the day) followed by talk at 2:30 p.m. by Tom Shell titled 'Bristol Channel Memories’ will news updates on the 2016 season of sailings by Kingswear Castle (including PSPS member days on KC) Waverley and Balmoral.

The Royal Dart Yacht Club is only a couple of minutes walk from Kingswear station with glorious views of the Dartmouth Harbour from the club balcony. Members could travel by Steam Train from Paignton to Kingswear departing at either 10:30 a.m. or 12:15 p.m. PSPS members receive a 10% discount on the steam railway on production of a valid PSPS membership card.

Please advise Chris Phillips by 1 May (email cpassocs@aol.com or phone 01983 867805) if you wish to enjoy the buffet lunch before the afternoon talk.

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Kingswear on the River Dart

 

 

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