"Welcome to our first newsletter of 2017," writes Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh
, "and I hope that the year ahead will be a good one for all.
"I would like to congratulate British sailor Alex Thomson who claimed second place in the Vendée Globe on 20th January; an achievement hailed by the French as 'magnificent'. Alex reportedly had three objectives going into the race: first to finish; second to podium; and third to win. “I’m happy we got two of those,” he said, and has confirmed he will be back in 2020 to win! Photos: Alex Thomson training onboard Hugo Boss in the Solent, September 2016. Credit Hamo Thornycroft
"A vacancy has arisen on our Board of Commissioners so we are recruiting to fill the position, and are keen to receive applications from across the local community to ensure that a balance is maintained in respect of the skills and interests of our Board members. If you might be interested, do please see our E-newsletter article
or contact the Harbour Office
to find out more."
• 25th January 2017 CHC Newsletter