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Club Newsletter – Winter 2020/21

Club Newsletter – Winter 2020/21   Commodore’s Column It was only a few days after the autumn newsletter that we received the sad news of John Henderson’s passing. As a club stalwart, John is fondly remembered by his many friends, and sailing companions. His sense of humour and strong common sense were always a feature […]

Acknowledgement from family of John Henderson

Acknowledgement from family of John Henderson

The family of the late John W. Henderson wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and support following their sad bereavement. Special thanks to members and associates of Aberdour Boat Club for paying their respects by donning sailing gear and flying the pennant at half mast. The Rev Peter Gerbrandy-Baird conducted […]

John Henderson – Funeral arrangements

Message from the Club Secretary: “Dear all, John’s funeral will be held on Friday 18th December at 1030hrs in Aberdour (attendance respectfully restricted to family only due to COVID). Julia, John’s daughter, has advised that the hearse will drive down Shore Road to the turning bay by the Boat Club at approximately 1000 hrs before […]

John Henderson

John Henderson

Sad message from the Commodore, dated Wed 2nd Dec 2020: Hello all, It was with sadness that we learned of the death, yesterday, of John Henderson, an ABC club stalwart for many, many years. John’s health had deteriorated over the last year, and he passed away peacefully at the end. This is a great loss […]

Club Newsletter Autumn 2020

Club Newsletter Autumn 2020

Commodore’s Column It’s with great pleasure that I write my first Commodore’s Column. Firstly, I’d like to thank the outgoing committee members: Dave Stewart, as Commodore, has left a tremendous legacy in the club’s bricks and mortar. George Stewart, who played an integral part in the committee and club activities over a period of years, […]

Trailer and Cradle moves

Trailer and Cradle moves

With good weather, calm waters on high tide and a “can do” attitude, an intrepid bunch of members achieved the seemingly impossible task of shifting nearly a ton of assorted metalworks from the pier to the dinghy park and back without said metalwork, or indeed someone, going overboard either by accident or by volition….! The […]

Autumn Newsletter 2020

Autumn Newsletter 2020

The year 2020 will certainly go down in history as a year like no other, never in living memory has our lives and activities been more disrupted. Aberdour Boat Club is no exception. As soon as the lockdown restrictions were eased we craned in those that wanted to sail, and some low key activities have […]

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