september newsletter ISSUE 75

Apologies for the late update, due to computer issues, resolved by our resident computer wizz, jason burt. who resides in thanet and is highly recommended Now that autumn is almost upon us work has still got to be done on cervia, mainly painting as much as we can before the winter sets in. we are...
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august newsletter ISSUE 74

Restoration of the lifeboat is now more than 2/3 complete all that remains now is to add the topcoat and then attend to the davits  work on painting the afterdeck to conceal the damage done by the cementing last year the work should not take long and will be complete In a short time. Our...
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july newsletter ISSUE 73

Welcome back to normal. the Cervia volunteers are all beavering away concentrating right now on the lifeboat repairs which is essential because the vessel is 74 years old and has not stood the test of time well.  we have the new cover to put on but repairs to the woodwork are the priority. Also, The...
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june newsletter ISSUE 72

Obviously nothing to report for May, but some good news , the volunteers have decided to commence work again on Cervia from 16th June. Social distancing rules apply, which means no huddles together in the galley putting the world to rights, and bringing their own flasks for tea breaks. Deck red is on order and...
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april newsletter ISSUE 70

please note that the Cervia is now closed and it is unlikely we will be having any visitors on board for several months  one of our jobs when we first get back on board will be to continue with the lifeboat repairs ,the scaffolding is up every thing is ready .The new lifeboat cover has...
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march newsletter ISSUE 69

First of all apologies to all the regular readers of this monthly newsletter. through personal circumstances I have been unable to keep you as updated as I would like to have done, having said that there’s not a lot to report. It's a quiet period February but the recent storms affected the cervia. we lost...
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january 2020 ISSUE 68

On behalf of all the volunteers I wish all of our readers and followers a very happy and hopefully a very prosperous New Year during these winter months we are restricted by the weather from doing many of the repairs that we seem to have all the time but we have removed all the Christmas...
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december newsletter ISSUE 67

Hello to all our followers , on behalf of the volunteer crew on board Cervia and myself we wish you all a very happy Christmas and let’s hope next year is very peaceful. The Christmas lights have been put up all over the Cervia as is all the boats in the harbour at Ramsgate and...
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