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Branch Officers 2018-2019

Chairman: Richard Walker

Vice Chairman: Richard Allan

Hon. Secretary: Capt Bob Hone

Hon.Treasurer: Capt Tim Charlesworth



Plymouth MN Monument Fund



The work of the Plymouth MN Monument Committee continues.
The fund raising initiative through Crowdfunding was successful: meeting its target of 31,000 in pledges.
We are almost there - but not quite!
Further donations, however large or small, will be most welcome.

You can donate directly by debit and credit card or PayPal funds through PayPal's system:


The plan is have the MN Monument erected on Plymouth Hoe ready for 3rd September, Merchant Navy Day, 2019


Meetings Programme for 2018/19



Wenesday, September 26th 2018
1900 hrs
IMO World Maritime Day
RPCYC
Our Heritage: "Better Shipping for a Better Future"
Mr Richard Clayton
Chief Correspondent, Lloyds List

Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre
Roland Levinsky Building. Plymouth University
1830 for 1700



Wednesday, 10th October 2018
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Thales Autonomous/ Remote Controlled Vessels"
Mr Matt Hunt
RPCYC



Wednesday, 14th November 2018
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Future Warships. Green and Mission Capable"
Mr C Lister & Mr A James
RPCYC



Tuesday, 20th November 2018
1800 hrs
Project evening with PU students"
Marine Building, Plymouth University


Thursday, 6th December 2018
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Wooden Boat Building"
Mr Luke Powel
Falmouth venue



Tuesday, 11th December 2018
1900 hrs
"OceansGate". Plymouth
speaker tbc
RPCYC



Tuesday, 8th January 2019
1900 hrs
"Royal Navy: FOST. Plymouth"
Lt Cdr Simon Bailey RN
RPCYC



Wednesday, 16th January 2019
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Stability of Fishing Vessels"
Mr Roger Gee, MCA
RPCYC



Tuesday, 5th February 2019
1230 hrs
NI Branch Committee meeting
venue tbc



Tuesday, 12th February 2019
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"Environmental Evening: Land, Sea and Air"
"Recycling GRP boats, Plastics in the Sea, Maritime Air Quality"
speakers tbc
RPCYC



Tuesday, 12th March 2019
1900 hrs
"Sea Cadets: Developments in the SW"
speaker tbc
RPCYC



Wednesday, 17th April 2019
1900 hrs
(joint meeting with IMarEST)
"New Icebreaker"
MDr Alex Phillps, NOC



Tuesday 14th May 2019
NI Branch AGM
RPCYC




Meetings are usually held at: The Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club (RPCYC) Madeira Road The Hoe PL1 2NY
(note that parking on the meters along Madeira Road is free after 6pm, although this is under review, so please check meters!)
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