Future events - dates for your diaries:
"The Maiden Factor"
Round the World sailor Tracy Edwards has kindly agreed to give us a talk on "The Maiden Factor" /www.themaidenfactor.org 28 years ago Tracy and her all women crew sailed "Maiden" into St Katharine Docks after coming second in the Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Tracy's talk will be held in the Dickens Suite and it will be the prelude to the re-launch of Maiden at St Kats Marina in September this year - more details to follow.
10th - 12th May
The London on Water ShowThe show returns to the Marina this time with an all new "floating village" - FOSKD members will be given complimentary entry to the floating village and boats on production of a valid 2018/19 FOSKD membership card.
Tower of London - Ceremony of the Keys & Guided Tour
Yeoman Warder Spike Abbott has kindly agreed to host a party of members at the Tower of London for a guided Tour and the Ceremony of the Keys and the chance to enjoy a drink in "The Keys" which is the Yeoman Warders private Club - booking details will be sent to current members in April.
Drinks reception at the The Royal Foundation of St Katharine's at Limehouse
The Master has kindly offered to host a drinks and canapés reception for members in their beautiful "secret garden". The evening will include a talk about the history of the Foundation (which was once based on the site of St Katharine Docks) and will also include a tour of the new wing of the building which has just been completed. Booking details will be sent to current members in May
A visit to RAF Northolt
Members will have the opportunity to go on board the Queen's plane, meet the RAF band have lunch in the Officers Mess and meet members of the bomb disposal unit. Booking details will be sent to current members in June.
Traditional New Orleans Jazz Cruise on board the 'Jewel of London'
Departing from Festival Pier on the South Bank at 2.15 p.m. and returning at 5.30 p.m. The cost is £33.50 person. For more details see http://www.traditional-jazz.com/mainpages/thamesriver.htm For an application form for this event please contact Colin at email@example.com
Drinks reception with Tracey Edwards and the crew of "Maiden" in the Marina
Booking details will be sent to current members in July.
7th - 9th September
Classic Boat Festival
This ever popular event with retail village and musical entertainment will be taking place in the centre basin of the Marina.