5, 2013 Ceremony
marks completion of £26,000 Burnham Sailing Club project
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at Burnham-On-Sea
Sailing Club on Sunday afternoon (August 4th) to mark the completion
of a £26,000 project.
brand new walkway onto the club's pontoons in the River Brue was
officially opened following a four-year project.
walkway provides safe access onto the club's pontoons across the
muddy banks of the River Brue, replacing the old walkway that
had been in place for many years.
short ceremony was watched by around 20 club members and led by
Club's Past President Tony Winterburn, pictured right, who cut
Commodore Rosaleen Cooper said:
"It's been a huge team effort - many members have contributed
to to the building work over the past few years. I
would like to especially thank Mike and Andy Packer, Andy Walker,
Dave Chandler, Dave Humprey, Graham Wills, Bill Smart and Eric
Club President Dave Humprey added: "The new walkway is a
huge improvement on the old one - it's far safer and more secure.
It will also allow members to get onto the pontoons even during
very high tides."
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