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RNLI 200 Club June Draws

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June draw results at £50 each went to number 67 Ralph Hobden, number 147 Debbie Kiddier, number 162 Geoffrey Clark and another of Geoffrey’s other numbers 111!! Double whammy or what. We’ve asked him to tell us how he is going to treat his wife. Thank you all again so much for your continued and valued support.

2nd Quarter Big Oars Draws were drawn on Wednesday 30th June and the results were as follows:

1st Prize £250 to No. 87 Lew Schnurr who very generously donated it to the RNLI – thank you so much Lew!

2nd Prize £100 to No. 125 Doug Milsted

3rd Prize £76 to No. 50 David Moule

Congratulations everyone and thank you for your continued support.

May draw results were £50 each to number 199 Samantha Martin, number 194 Colin Trowles, number 114 Rob Bryson and number 70 Peter Ellis. Peter Ellis has put his £50 back into the RNLI pot, saying that they need the money more than him.  

Thank you Peter, and thank to you all for your continued support.

Photo is from September 2012 at the Round Northey Island row. Our theme was le Tour de France, inspired by Sir Bradley Wiggins and renamed le Tour de Northey!

RNLI 200 Club Cheque Presentation


On Saturday 24th April we had a cheque presentation from us to the Maldon Branch of the RNLI in respect of last year’s total funds raised through our 200 Club which amounted to £5,020.

If you head to our Facebook page you will be able to see a much appreciated article published about the presentation in INYOURAREA.COM

Lovely to see so many people on lock side supporting this. It was an honour to have the West Mersea Lifeboat crew attend for what was their first PR function of the year! We also drew the weekly draws for April and the results are as follows, with each winning £50

No. 151 Janice and John Frost

No. 157 Jacqueline Yorston

No. 101 Steven Wood

No. 121 Lew Schnurr

Congratulations everyone and thanks for your continued support.

RNLI 200 Club March Results

The draws took place on Wednesday 31st March and the winners are as follows:

Weekly draws of £50

No. 14 Debbie and Steve Kiddier

No. 174 Alan Timms

No. 114 Rob Bryson

No. 148 Jocasta Webb

Quarterly Big Oars Draw

No. 77 Jean Willimott – £250

No. 42 Maggie McPherson – £100

No. 77 Pete Ellis – £76

Congratulations to all our winner and thanks for your continued support

RNLI 200 Club March Draws and 1st Quarter Big Oars Draw

This month’s draws will take place on Wednesday 31st March at 2pm in Jill and Derek’s garden and following the change in current restrictions, allowing for up to six people being able to meet outside, we all hope to be present!!! Yippee!

Total prize fund is £626 and this includes £50 weekly prize, £250, £100 and £76 for the Big Oars first quarter draw. This means the same amount has been raised for the RNLI.

Photo from our archives is of the Maldon Little Ship Club New Year row 2011.

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February RNLI 200 Club Draw Results

This month’s archive photo is from the MLSC New Year’s row 2010. Scary – enough to make the opposition ‘cave’ in!!!

The Cave Women Cometh. Be afraid, be very afraid!!

          The Cave Women Cometh. Be afraid, very afraid!!

The results for February’s weekly draws of £50 each are as follows:

No. 137 – David Ash

No. 117 – Sue Prin

No. 55 – Dennis Mannina

No. 182 – Colin Bone

Congratulations and thank you for your continued support.

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RNLI 200 Club January Draws

Happy New Year!!!

This month’s draws are set to take place on Sunday 31st January at sunset (16.44hrs) in Jill and Derek’s garden and due to the continuing lockdown restrictions their neighbours will be peeping over the fence to ensure fair play.

As you know, we have achieved 200 numbers so this means that the weekly prize is £50.00

Below is a copy of the email sent from Sue and Peter Woods earlier this month:

Dear Supporters

I am writing on behalf of all of the Committee of Maldon Branch of the RNLI to thank you all for your ongoing support for the Basin Oars 200 Club.

 We have today banked the amazing cheque for £5,020 and this will, of course continue the work of the RNLI – Saving Lives at Sea.  It was a great shame that the Sponsored Row could not take place over the Christmas/New Year – we all know why – but the great thing about the 200 club is that the RNLI can still benefit.  I believe that it would have been the 30th year that ‘The Girls’ had taken part in the MLSC Sponsored Row – but I am sure that they will be back next year in their smart, refurbished boat.

 Your help and support is very much appreciated.

 Take Care 

  Sue Woods (Chairman) and Peter Woods (Treasurer)

200 Club cheque 2020 amended

RNLI 200 Club Rejoin and Thank you

Please click on the link below to view our Thank You poster for everyone who has helped us achieve the grand total of £5000 to be donated to the RNLI for last year’s fundraising efforts through the 200 Club.

200 2020 Rejoin letter

We have now reached 200 members, which is fantastic news. This means we will be able to raise more funds for the RNLI and also pay out the maximum benefit to our members – a win win situation that we have been striving for since 2012!

Thanks again to one and all for your support. If you have missed out on becoming a member, that’s a shame, but keep looking on our Facebook page to see if any numbers become available.

RNLI 200 Club December and Bonus Draws – The Results

This month has seen our weekly draws, 4th Quarter Big Oars Draw and the Christmas even bigger Oars Draw! These took place at the Jolly Sailor, Heybridge Basin on 15th December with the usual distancing protocols in place.

This will be our largest prize fund since we started the 200 Club in 2012

The lucky winners are as follows:

Weekly Draw x 4 @ £49.00 – No. 28 Jocasta Webb, No. 85 Cate Knox, No. 181 Tim Davis and No. 183 Paula Abbott

Quarterly 1st prize £238.00 – No. 115 Terry Swann

2nd prize £96 – No. 193 Harley Swann

3rd prize £75 – No. 86 Julie Tolfrey

Christmas Draw 1st prize £475 – No. 29 Claire Hindley

2nd prize £190 – No. 179 Janet Moss

Huge congratulations to all our winners! 

The total payout for these draws is £1270

We are extremely proud to be handing over a cheque for £5000 to the Maldon Branch of the RNLI as a result of half of the funds raised (including some returned winnings from members) through the RNLI 200 Club this year! Thank you so much to all our members.

We now have only 4 numbers left before we reach the maximum of 200 numbers, so if you want to be in with a chance to be a winner AND support the RNLI, please see the joining information or may be pass it on to friends and family. 

Thank you for your continued support.

Happy Christmas Everyone and here’s to a safer and happier 2021!