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Club Night - 17th Febuary


We are lucky to have Kathy Mansfield, well known sailing photographer living nearby and she will be giving an illustrated talk featuring her own photographs on classic boats, and talking particularly about the classic boats in the 2013 Fife Regatta - only held every five years. A must for all of us interested in sailing - and for others interested in photography, so do feel free to bring friends and guests [£5 for visitors]

KM comes from Massachusetts and now lives with her family in Wallingford. Sailing and yachting photography are her great passions; Kathy sails in Scotland, photographs in Europe, America and beyond, and writes for magazines such as Watercraft, Country Life, Classic Boat in the UK; Cruising World and WoodenBoat in the U.S; plus magazines in France and Italy. Her photographs have been used as book and magazine covers, in exhibitions and posters. In 2013 she covered the Wooden Boat Festival in Tasmania, Australia, regattas in the USA, and the five yearly Fife Regatta in Scotland - plus other classics regattas in England, Scotland and Brittany in France, plus the big classics regattas in the Mediterranean such as the Régates Royales and the Voiles de St Tropez. She is also a judge for the Maritime Foundation Media Awards for journalism, books and films.

Kathy will bring along copies of her 2014 Classic Sail calendar for sale, price £10.95. Views of the front and back covers are attached to give a flavour of the calendar Good space incorporated in the calendar to note all your appointments/events!

It promises to be a most interesting evening - we look forward to seeing lots of members there