Royal Forth Yacht Club
Watersports at Granton

Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud!

John Spencely and Mark Primrose have been getting information and processing paperwork to get us a renewed dredging licence for Boswall Bittern.

One of the requirements was to get samples of mud both for analysis and for checking its specific gravity. One of the many hidden tasks required to keep the Club fully operational.

The picture shows the revered R M Primrose using the Spencely Patent Extending Mud Scoop to collect 3 litres of mud to establish its specific gravity (ie tonnes per cube metre) for the purposes of obtaining a dredging licence.

Sampling the mud, April 2016 - photo by John Spencely

Sampling the mud, April 2016 – photo by John Spencely

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  1. RNLI Lifejacket Safety Check and CPR Training

    Saturday, April 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
  2. PEYC Bosun’s Locker Trophy (Forth Series Div 1&2)

    Sunday, April 28
  3. Cadet registration date and equipment check

    Tuesday, April 30 @ 6:30 pm
  4. Opening Regatta

    Saturday, May 4
  5. Scottish Squib Championships

    Saturday, May 4 - Sunday, May 5
  6. Opening Regatta/Squib Scottish

    Saturday, May 4 @ 2:00 pm
  7. Squib Scottish Championship

    Sunday, May 5
  8. Cadet training on the water 1

    Tuesday, May 7 @ 6:30 pm
  9. Early Evening Points 1/6

    Wednesday, May 8 @ 7:00 pm
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    Thursday, May 9 @ 7:00 pm

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