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Friends & Family Day

A sunny summer Sunday afternoon on the water with friends and family. The bar was open, the BBQ was sizzling, what could be better?

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Three passing joggers, plus Duncan

They were just jogging around the reservoir when they decided they'd like to go for a sail. Duncan agreed to show them the ropes.

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Sailing with nana and grandad

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Dave Trott and three young sailors

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Friends of the Commodore

See Paul, even they can keep your boat upright.

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A first sail, in a classic Mirror dinghy

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Mirror and Enterprise full of first-time sailors. Their first race?

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Jenny out on the wire, chased by a GP14

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Shabana Mahmood MP experiences a GP14

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Shabana Mahmood, Paul Leather and Peter Wain

Peter first sailed at Midland SC 80 years ago.

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Peter Wain - 80 years at Midland SC

Peter was presented with a commemorative glass paperweight by Commodore Paul Leather and Shabana Mahmood MP.

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Second sail

Shabana insisted on a second go, this time with her sister. Douglas Briger at the helm.

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Paul shows how it's done

Not sure if he has the entire confidence of his crew though. The poor lad looks a bit worried.

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Family gathering

While the children are out on the water, parents get some time to relax in the sun.

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