April winning photos


After a brief winter hiatus the photo competition is back and as the season gets fully underway don’t forget to send your images in – please visit the photo competition page for a reminder of categories.

Here’s this months winners starting with a blast from the past:

Ceremonial launching of the Jack B in 1986. The boat was named by the club in memory of Jack Bigden an ex commodore, after a call for ideas from members and suggested by Doug Field. People in the photo from the left:- In the stylish shorts Tim Bigden (son), champagne poured by Connie Bigden (widow), Pete Clayton on board, and in the light blue striped shirt MSC Commodore at the time Dave Harper.
Marconi Sailing Club Photo Competition April winner of the Memories of Marconi Ð images from the archives category.
Credit: Christina Hutt nee Sissons / Marconi Sailing Club


Laying moorings in the drizzle. MSC Photo competition April winner of the People at work category.
Credit: Paul Metcalfe / Marconi Sailing Club

If sepia isn’t your thing here’s the Andy Warhol version – thanks Paul:


And last but not least a cracking shot from one of our  youngest members Teddy Barnes of Charlie Harrison windsurfing:

Charlie does surf! MSC photo competition April winner of the People at Play category.
Credit: Teddy Barnes / Marconi Sailing Club


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Graham is a member of Marconi Sailing Club and sails pretty much anything he can get his hands on !

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