After five very challenging days on the water we are delighted to announce that we now have four new EAST Keelboat Instructors.


Dave Angless

James Crossley

Gemma Waters

Chris Rees

In addition Chris Bignall from Northampton Sailability also successfully completed the course with us.




The photo is of all the candidates and the RYA coaches that took them through the course.


Copleston High School

23/06/2016
Copleston High School

Email from Graham Thompson

12/06/2016
Email from Graham Thompson

VI cruising for all. Dot Marsden

10/06/2016
VI cruising for all. Dot Marsden

Another donation from Ipswich Golf Club

08/06/2016
Ipswich Golf Club continue to support EAST

Sunday 15th May 2016 - St Elizabeth Hospice

16/05/2016
Sunday 15th May -
St Elizabeth Hospice had a great time - see the email from Danny

Saturday 14th May- Penny Meadow

14/05/2016
Saturday 14th May- Penny Meadow

Friday the 13th was a good day for EAST

13/05/2016
Friday the 13th was a good day for EAST

Curry Night and a donation from Global Inkjet Systems

30/04/2016
Saturday 30th April was an excellent social night with chicken, lamb and vegetarian curries (+all the trimmings) prepared by Geoff, Pat and Linda. Andrew finished off a successful evening with a quiz which was won by the Maxwell family.

Jim Brotton (left) of Global Inkjet Systems kindly presented a donation to EAST, which was gratefully received by Andrew Renton.

April Boat Launch - East fleet

02/04/2016
Saturday 9th April was wet and windy. The bosuns, John Maxwell and Mike Peacey organised the volunteers to launch the EAST fleet. Geoff and Linda kept morale up with tea, coffee and lunches. The photos were taken on the following day.

Ipswich East Rotary Club donate life jackets

07/03/2016
On Saturday 5th March 2016, the President of the Ipswich East Rotary Club, Michelle Bevan-Margetts, presented EAST Chairman Geoff Dreher with five lifejackets. She was accompanied by Ross Lunney, fellow Rotarian and an EAST member. We are very grateful for the generous support of the Ipswich East Rotary Club.

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