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Santa Irene Club de Vela Newsletter - 26th June 2008

No Sailing! But that was the week that was, Thursday the 12th of June to the 19th. On the 12th we, Houri and I had a phone call from councillor  Emilio Egea in the Town Hall to say: that our paper-work was at last all signed, sealed and delivered. So on Friday the 13th, we were in his office asking: when can we be Married? The answer was: when ever you like;  Since it was Houri's Birthday on the 19th, why not a double Celebration, 5 days to get our selves organized.

At  12:30 on Thursday  the 19th in the Salon de Actos, we said: si quiero ( I do). Our sincere thanks to Rosa Maria Cano, the Alcaldesa who made us feel totally at ease. We celebrated at home with Old and New friends, the Guests of Honour, were Maria and Gaspar Egea, from whom I bought my first house in Spain, with a " Hand Shake and a Contract we wrote out our selves". Our thanks to all our friends for their good wishes, there were more than 50 of you. We are happy the Champagne didn't run out, thanks to Dermot.

Laser RadialNow , some sailing news: last week we went to visit Cuevas, for a chat with the Sports councillor, the result was we may have the use of the " Canal" on Saturday mornings, to put some Optimists on the water. Looking to the future we could be involved in the Oppie Inland Championships. Of course its also the ideal stretch of water for Kids to learn to sail. So were are those 8 to 15 year olds who want to be the next Ellen Mc Arthur or Ben Ainslie.

Lets not forget the Hobie Catamaran's, the numbers are growing. Unfortunately they may have to move to " Terreros" for July and August; but I'm sure, we could have a permanent site at Villaricos in the future. I also think it's about time we started a "Youth Squad" to join  " Dad's Army" sailing the Hobies. Where are the Teenagers who want to "fly a Hull" on the blue and warm Mediterranean.

The week before I said: "I do", I took our first disabled sailor on the water. Brian, who suffers from M.S. sails a "Challenger Trimaran" on the lakes of Wiltshire. He was able to get him self on to " Dos Amigos" and take the helm before returning to the U.K. Brian will back with us in the Autumn and  I'm sure there is more we can do for disabled sailing at the Cuevas Canal.

It's the "Round the Island Race" on the 28th of June and guess what! along side Ben Ainslie will be "Formula One" start Lewis Hamilton sailing onboard "Hugo Boss" is he thinking of changing his sport?

The sailing Olympics start on the 8th of August, we wish them all Good Fortune.
We hope to see you on the slipway at Garrucha for a coffee and a chat, 11:00 am mas o menos.

Take care

John Talliss
Tel : 950 475 157
Movil: 658 548 790

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