40th Anniversary – 2006

Anglian Water marked the occasion with a photo-opportunity in Marlow Park, to which representatives of the various lake users (including the sailing club) were invited.

40th Anniversary (1) Hilary Talbot (Vice Commodore – 4th from left), Heather Dance (Club Manager – 7th from left) and Simon Dabson (Commodore – 9th from left). Ken Saxton (father of the present Commodore) is cutting the cake. Ken was Chief Engineer at Grafham for the Great Ouse Water Authority from 1966 until 1974.
AW even stretched to a celebratory cake! 40th Anniversary (2)
Inauguration of Club Mark 'X' In a separate ceremony, the club inaugurated Mark ‘X’. For the following 10 years, race officers have been asking themselves how they’d managed without it.
Photographs © Tom Smith

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