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Weather Forecast

 

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Conditions

Temp

Fri

SW

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7C

Sat

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11C

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WSW

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7C

Mon

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4C

Welcome to your Newsletter 21th December 2017  

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New Year Swim 2018

12 Noon, Start the new year with a splash.  Swimmers must arrive early enough to complete an Entry Form which is available on the RNLI website or in the lifeboat station on the day.  Children under 8 years of age who plan to enter should be competent swimmers and must be accompanied on the pontoons and in the water by a parent/guardian. ('A Competent swimmer' is one capable of swimming 50 metres unaccompanied.) High water will be 11.40am and the swim distance about 40 metres.  Hot drinks for entrants will be provided in the RNLI Boathouse. For more information call RNLI 01436 6701722

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Christmas Hours & Boatyard Lifting

The marina will remain open and manned 24 hours a day throughout the Christmas and New Year period, albeit with reduced staffing.

If you are looking to have your boat lifted out or launched please note that we will be closed from Friday 22nd December 2017 to Tuesday 2nd January 2018 inclusive. Full service will resume on Wednesday 3rd January 2018.

Icy Pontoons - Take Care!!

With wintry showers and sharp frosts a strong possibility over the Christmas period there is the risk that the pontoons and the deck of your boat will be slippery so please take care when accessing your boat.

In icy conditions we always try to grit the access bridge onto the pontoons and the walkway close to the bottom of the ramp. Unfortunately it is not practicable to salt every berth and finger, but if you wish to treat the area around your boat please ask the duty berthing master.

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Mulled Wine and Mince Pies, Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd December

It would be great to see as many customers and friends of the marina as possible.

All Welcome!

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Back for its 64th year, the London Boat Show returns in January 2018 celebrating everything you can do and enjoy on the water. Bringing a world of inspiration, stunning yachts and on-water experiences visitors will be treated to five days of the very latest in the boating world. Incorporating the all-new Boating & Water sports Holiday Show, visitors will also be able to get into the holiday spirit and plan their next water-based getaway. 

Over 300 exhibitors will be showcasing the best the marine world has to offer with debuts to the World and European stage. The event will also offer exciting attractions including: Lock & Waterside Pub, Beach Club & Activity Pool, the stunning Classic Boat Collection, Practical Boat Owner Theatre, the Legends Theatre, the iconic Black & White Bar and The Yachtsman’s Champagne Bar. Whether you love boating, want to experience something new or just want an enjoyable day out, the world-famous London Boat Show has something for everyone.

We have a small number of complimentary tickets available, so if you are heading down to the show and you have not already got a ticket please email me.

Michael Schmidt Boat of the Month

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Moody 36CC “Blue Falcon” £30,000 – A fantastic cruising yacht with deep centre cockpit and a large aft double cabin. She will sleep 7 in total. This boat has been well looked after by her experienced owners. Ideal for a couple or family who wants to coastal cruise or go further afield.

For all listings visit Michael Schmidt & Partner - Michael Schmidt & Partner

MS&P Brokerage at Rhu Marina –

  • Buying - If you are considering buying a new boat please get in touch rhu@michaelschmidt.co.uk  or 01436 821606. We have extensive listings through our 4 UK offices and European partners and can source the right boat for your needs.
  • Selling - If you wish to sell your existing boat to move on or upgrade we offer the necessary UK & International scope to sell your boat quickly for the right price. Putting your boat on the market early in the new year is advisable to move on in time for the new season.
  • Sellers & Buyers – As professional brokers, we offer peace of mind. You wouldn’t sell or buy a house without professional support and boats are valuable assets, in some cases significantly more money than a house! As established brokers we make sure a sale and purchase is handled correctly and legally, supporting both parties throughout in accordance with ABYA code of practice. It is a professional task!

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a good season’s sailing in 2018.

Suzanne & The Team

 

 

 

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 Tide Times

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H/W 

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Fri

02.22

3.3

14.39

3.6

Sat

03.01

3.3

15.15 3.5

Sun

 03.41

3.2

15.54 3.4

Mon

04.25

3.1 16.37 3.2

 

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Suzanne Bell - Administrative Secretary

Rhu Marina
Rhu
Helensburgh 
Argyll & Bute
G84 8LL
T - 01436 820238
F - 01436 821039

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