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Single Handed Round the World

Posted by Bob on Saturday, November 15, 2008, In : News 
Michael Perham, from Potters Bar in Hertfordshire has today, Saturday 15th November 2008, set off to sail single handed round the world at the age of 16. Mike is no stranger to single handed sailing - at the age of 14 he became the youngest person to sail the Atlantic. You can follow Mike's progress via our Blogroll see link below bottom right. We all wish him well.
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RNLI and new Ofcom charges

Posted by Mike on Friday, November 14, 2008, In : News 
The background:   (From the Telegraph..)

LIFEBOAT crews fear being scuppered by crippling new charges for using their radios from Ofcom, the communications regulator. The RNLI could see the price of using its VHF emergency frequencies rise to £250,000 under plans to charge the full commercial rate.

The charity, which saves hundreds of lives every year currently pays an annual £48,000 at a discounted rate of 50 per cent. It relies on donations and fears the move will have a disastrous impact...

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Blog Page

Posted by Webmaster on Monday, November 10, 2008, In : News 

There are some enhancements to the blog! At the top you will now see a blog search: this is really obvious - just enter your search and the search will show you any MCCC blogs containing your search. It will also have a look at the Internet and give you other relevant links.

At the bottom of the blog page we now have a blogroll - this is really a list of links but will only show blogs of interest.

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Falmouth Town Sailing Club

Posted by Bob on Monday, November 10, 2008, In : News 
The website link to Midlands Coastal Cruising Club has been printed in the Autumn 2008 Newsletter of Falmouth Town Sailing Club. (FTSC).
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Notice Board

Posted by Webmaster on Sunday, November 2, 2008, In : News 
We now have a Member's Notice Board on the Member's Page. This can be used to bring to the attention of other members all sorts of things: in particular do you want to sell no longer wanted boat bits? You must, of course, be the owner of anything you want to sell here.

Are you trying to get hold of something? Looking for a crew? Do you want to crew?

To get your notices on the Board you must be a member of Midlands Coastal Cruising Club.

Please email your information using the email link provi...

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RNLI Christmas Cards

Posted by on Wednesday, October 22, 2008, In : News 
RNLI Christmas Cards will be on sale at our next meeting Tuesday 4th November!
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