Picture by Tony Aitken

This Cruising Fleet gathers together on pre-arranged dates and sails off to various destinations.
Walks, visits to pubs, restaurants and other Clubs are arranged before sailing home.



Tuesday, May 29th   HW 12.23   HT 4.6    Hisc Ferry 09.30
Dinner at Folly Inn  @19.30
Let Margaret know --
Name of boat and LOA and how many people would like to eat in the Folly Inn.
If you would like to moor on the Folly Walk Ashore pontoon, boats up to 40’ only, or the Mid River pontoon where you will either need a tender or the Water Taxi.
If you want the Water Taxi

Contact is - Margaret Stewart   -
Book by   - Saturday, May 26th
Please call the Folly Launch on VHF Ch 72 as you approach the Folly Inn,
for berthing instructions. 

Wednesday, May  30th   HW 12.15  HT 4.6
Island Harbour Marina and Dinner at the Breeze restaurant @ 19.30
Let Margaret know -
Name of boat, length, beam and draft
All the names of people eating in The Breeze and their specific menu choices
Click here for  - Breeze Menu
Contact is - Margaret Stewart  -
Book by   - Wednesday, May 23rd
Free flow times of the lock - 11.30 -13.00 ish
There is no cancellation fee either from The Breeze Restaurant or Island Harbour Marina. 

Thursday, May  31st   HW 13.39   HT 4.6
Visit to Bucklers Hard
So far the walk ashore visitors pontoon is booked with a 10% discount for the SocSail visit.
The Harbour Master now requires 2 weeks (by 17th May) prior notification of names of attending boats and full payment 7 days (24th May) before we visit. It's assumed any boats not paid by then are no longer attending.
David needs to know -   1) boat name , 2) owners name 3) e-mail address and mobile number 4) length and draft of boat.
If anyone would like to eat at the Yachtsman's Bar could they let David know and he will chat with the Bar man. Click here for Yatchtsman -a3- menu
BOOK WITH  David Archer  - by May 17th - Tel - 07919387050
Email  -  (don't miss out the r)

BOOK WITH the Harbour Office - 01590616200 -- to pay before May 24th.
Refunds will only be given in the event of extreme weather.

Harbour Master ch 68  Beaulieu river radio ( we can listen and communicate on this channel when in the harbour)
Master Builder's Hotel and pub 01590616253

Friday, June 1st   HW 14.17  HT 4.5
Return HISC



Tuesday, 12th June        HW 10.57  HT 4.6 HISC Ferry 09.30
Visit to Shepherds Marina,
David needs to know boat name, length and depth
Dinner at the Duke of York Pub - Normal Pub menu

David needs to know numbers coming
Contact is - David R Archer and Julia - Email - -
tel - 01753-643153  or home 01753643153
BOOK BY - Thursday, June 7th

Wednesday, 13th June  HW 11.44   HT 4.7
NTC, BBQ on Beach
Bring your own everything

Thursday, 14th June       HW 12.33  HT 4.8
NTC walking/birdwatching -  Pub Lunch -
Contact is - David R Archer - Email - -

Friday, 15th June              HW 13.27  HT  4.9
Yarmouth - Pontoon Party - David & Julia. BYO drinks and some nibbles.
David needs to know - Name of boat, length and draft
BOOK BY - Sunday, June 10th

Saturday, 16th  June         HW  14.22  HT  4.9
Yarmouth - walking / bus trip

Sunday, 17th  June             HW 15.17  HT  4.8
Return HISC



 Please advise Mike ASAP if intending to come
Email - Mike Tong <>

Wednesday, June 27th   HW 12.01 HT  4.4   HISC Ferry 10.00
Cowes YH -
Dinner at Murrays
Contact is - Mike / June 

Thursday, June  28th      HW 12.40 HT  4.4
Yarmouth - Curry?

Friday, June 29th             HW 13.20 HT  4.5
Poole - Parkstone YC Marina
and Dinner
Contact is -  Mike / June

Saturday, June 30th        HW 13.58 HT 4.5
Studland Bay or longer trip

Sunday, July 1st               HW 14.33  HT 4.5
Poole Town Quay

Monday, July 2nd            HW 15.07 HT 4.4
Brownsea Island

Tuesday, July  3rd            HW 15.42 HT 4.4
Return HISC - or longer trip







FOR FULL PROGRAMME - click here  Programme 18 - subject to alteration

 More detailed Information about each event,
with contact addresses,  will be posted nearer  the dates

Whilst on the water - listen on Ch 16 but chat on Ch 72


Hisc Social Sailing Fleet