Sadly, Doug passed away recently. Doug joined the Leigh on Sea Sailing Club in 1971. Many members will recall the improvements to the cellar and dinghy rack fencing carried out by him. In later years he cruised the catamaran "Mauna Kea" and became Bosun at the Essex Y.C.
Doug Garnier’s funeral is to be held on Friday 08th October 2021, 1340hrs at Southend Crematorium. Family flowers only otherwise donations to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI).
Afterwards, James, Doug’s son, would like everyone to join together at the Essex Yacht Club to remember him.
Silver Sail Trophy LSC 1st.
Operatic Cup LSC 1st.
Ingram Shield LSC 3rd.
Overall Royal Thames Trophy LSC 2nd.
Great result for the 9 Leigh boats in the races at TEYC on Sunday 19th Sept 2021. - Best performances were by Alan Roberts 4th Overall, Steve Corbet 8th and Richard (Bugs) Beechy 10th in a fleet of 78 starters – sailing well above the average for our small team. The full results are attached.
Prizegiving will be on a Friday in November at Leigh on Sea SC – I hope that ALL of the Team will be present to receive the trophies.
Steve Corbet #SailingSecretary
The cruiser lift out takes place on Friday 15th October starting at 6.30am and on Saturday 16th October starting at 7.30am. We hope to be all finished by lunch time on both days. Unfortunately the prom will not be available for parking on both mornings.
Tel. 01702 520638
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This Bank Holiday we are hosting a Bigger, Better. BBQ. on Saturday featuring the local ‘Charlie's Folk band’.
All members and guests are most welcome to enjoy the entertainment starring our very own Charlie Skelton.
The bar opens at 17:00 so there's time for a drink or two before the band starts at 19:30.
Steve Hill #Commodore
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Born on 25th December 1926, he spent his early years in Westcliff and was educated at Westcliff High.
From the early days, he loved the sea and spent many happy times in the creeks of Great Wakering. He founded Boatacs Yacht Chandlers, a business that was dear to his heart.
Lawrence Green's funeral will be held at Southend Crematorium, 2 pm on Friday 20th August 2021.
Family flowers only, please. He was a lifelong supporter of the RNLI and any contribution via S Stibbards & Sons will be greatly appreciated to remember his passing.
Any members of LSC wishing to pay their last respects are very welcome.
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