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Barry Chisam – RIP

It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of Barry Chisam on Friday 4th of June. Barry a skilled boat builder by trade is well known throughout the local Falmouth waterfront for the beautiful gaff boats built at…

07/06/2021

Obituary: HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Following today’s sad news, as soon as I heard, I lowered the Union Flag on the Fleetwood Club flagpole to half-mast. I’ve taken a look back to when the Duke was invited to extend his Patronage to our sport and…

09/04/2021

Graham Bartholomew – RIP

Members will be saddened to learn of the passing of long time MYA Member Graham Bartholomew on Friday 5th March following a long battle with cancer. His good company and gentlemanly conduct at the lakeside will be missed by his…

08/03/2021

David Perkins – RIP

We are very sad to announce that our Eastern District Councillor, David Perkins has died following a fall. The following statement has been sent from his family. Captain David William Perkins It is with great sadness that we announce that…

17/01/2021

Obituary of Mike Harris 1942 – 2020

Michael John Harris, or Mike as we all knew him, passed away peacefully on the 11th April 2020 from pneumonia after a short illness. Live feed to Funeral on 24/04/20 at 2.50pm Mike was introduced to model yachting at an…

16/04/2020

Obituary for Fred Shepherd 1931 – 2020

After a short spell in hospital, Fred died on March 28 from natural causes aged 88. He was a quite remarkable man, a colourful character, a very skilful craftsman, a fiercely competitive sportsman and also a model yacht designer. He…

31/03/2020

Keith Partington – Ashton Quays RYC

I heard yesterday of the passing of Keith Partington of the Ashton Quays RYC. Keith came into our sport in the mid 1980’s and quickly became a great friend of one of our most famous Northern designers, Squire Kay. He…

22/02/2020
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