ABERYSTWYTH MARINA OPEN DAY / WEEKEND (12/8/2017)
Ten boats had made their way to Aberystwyth, some earlier than others to enjoy a longer break to meet friends etc.One boat had travelled from Ireland to join the group.One on passage home from Milford Haven.
Socialising on each others boats, going on the tram then appreciating the beautiful scenery from the top of Constitutional Hill, a trip on the bus to idyllic Aberaeron a visit to Aberystwyth Food Festival on Sunday attracted others.
Plenty of choices of eateries at Aberystwyth, somewhere to please a variety of taste buds.
'The Fountain' not only being the closest to the marina, and very popular, was delivering their usual pleasing standard of food.
Glad that 'Tally' managed to get to Aberystwyth in time for the Marinas' "Open Day" on the Saturday after a taxing day out at sea and a very early start. Could they smell the BBQ we wonder, enticing them over?
The Open Day went down a treat, the marina staff, as always, welcoming us. The BBQ, which was scrummy, was provided by the marina. An absolute treat and superbly organised. The complementary drinks were also very much appreciated. The marina reduced their fees to £10 a night for any size boat for that weekend, wowee! GREAT HOSPITALITY.
Nan 'Fidget' was attracted to the tractor that launches the RNLI Life Boat and was determined to sit inside it. The raffle was supporting the local life boat which was a great idea and Pwllheli Cruising were generous in donating prizes. A few of our Cruising members came home with an armful of Xmas Cards bought from the RNLI.........Xmas Cards in August! Great to support this wonderful organisation.
The marina had organised a live band 'Smokin' Guns' which were BRILLIANT. Covering all kinds of music and we had 'Dancing in the Street'.....not the song, literally dancing in the street. Everyone enjoying themselves.
A FAB TIME, hopefully to be repeated.