Welcome to our new members in April 2024

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in April Gerard Day, Gosport Hampshire – Centre 16 (8th April) Maurice Davis, Pimperne, Blandford-Forum, Dorset – Centre 17 (7th April) Charlie Harrad, Kettlethorpe, Lincoln – Centre 9 (2nd April)

Welcome to our new members in March 2024

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in March Sharon Challoner, Dorrington, Lincoln – Centre 9 (30th March) Mark Skidmore, Locking, Weston-Super-Mare – Centre 17 (29th March) Steve Dexter, East Leake, Loughborough – Centre 9 (22nd March) Darren Carter, South Kyme, Lincoln – Centre 9 (14th March) Philip Pragnell, Ross on Wye – Centre 17 (14th March) Juan Jackson, Spalding – Centre 9 (4th March)

Club Rules & Constitution Updated

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The VSOC regularly review the Rules and Constitution of the the club, including the rally rules. These now have been updated and are available for you to view online, download and read. They can be accessed from this page: https://vsoc.org.uk/club-history/vsoc-rules-constitution/ Alternatively, use this link to download the file.

Membership Renewals 2024

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They’re different right? Well, sort of… (Edited 25th March 2024) Thank you to all who have renewed your VSOC membership so far whether online (over 360 to date), or by post. Many of you will have had emails from club@vsoc.org.uk (and many more will soon get your own) about your current membership being changed to an Annual Membership. This is good. But please do look in your Junk or Spam folders as there are extra instructions in there. The club … Read More

Alan Green (Big Al)

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It is with a very sad heart that I have to inform you the death of my best friend and buddy Alan Green aka Big Al. He passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of Sunday morning 21st. He had been battling mesothelioma cancer for the last 2 years which is why you’ve not seen him about. It is a horrible decease and not a pleasant way to end one’s life. We had some really fun times … Read More

Jumpstart 2024 Flyer

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Announcing the return of the Centre 6 Jumpstart party. 10th-12th May 2024Whittingham clubOld Whittingham Hospital GroundsWhittingham, Preston PR3 2JEDJ Ian on Friday & Saturday nightTICKETS -camping £12.50 pp Some Electric hook-up’s available at extra cost- pre book Limited numbers. This is a Pre-Booked ticket event only Sorry-no room for party tents, gazebos or awnings Download the pdf flyer:

Welcome to our new members in October 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in October. Richard Weaver, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset – Centre 17 (30th October) Robertas Giedraitis, London – Centre 9 ( 21st October) Ian Taylor, High Peak, Derbyshire – Centre 6 (16th October)

International Rally 2024

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VSOC International Rally – 6th to 9th June 2024 Pre-erected tents are now available at a cost of £200, which also includes two camp beds. You will need to bring your own sleeping bags.Imagine riding up to the rally site and not having to put up a tent. Just place your gear in the tent, meet your friends and get on with the weekend. Venue: Doncaster Knights RFCCastle ParkArmthorpe RoadDoncasterDN2 5QB Here’s a Google map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/q2gooo6LStkhcx4z7 Event Highlights: Amenities: Accommodation: … Read More

VSOC Executive Committee Vacancies – Update

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Hello all, There are still a number of vacancies for the VSOC Executive Committee The vacant positions are: Job descriptions for all of these are attached here. The VSOC is a fantastic, all-inclusive owners club that has been part of members’ lives for 30 years.If you think you can contribute to the club you love, then please consider these positions. You can apply to:Fran (Club Treasurer) treasurer@vsoc.org.ukor Malcolm (Club Secretary) secretary.vsoc@gmail.com or to myself Mick (Chair) chair@vsoc.org.uk Thank youMick Shakespeare … Read More

Centre 15 2024 Rally Details and Poster

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V.S.O.C Centre 15The Smugglers Present FUBAR in FOLKESTONE 2Friday 23rd– Monday 26th August 2024 Folkestone Rugby ClubNew Burlington GroundFolkestoneKentCT18 8BH DJ & live music on Friday & Saturday, DJ Sunday.“Sensible” Beer price’s, Good Food.Tattooist, Raffle, Free Tea & Coffee. Saturday Night Theme “St Patricks Day Shenanigans” Advance ticket price; £20.00 On the gate price; £22.00 Download the flyer here:

Centre 10 Charity Party

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Centre 10 Charity Party When? 22nd, 23rd and 24th September 2023 (NO Thursday evening arrival this year) Where? Eternit Sports & Social Club:Whaddon Rd, Meldreth, Royston. SG8 5RL https://goo.gl/maps/w87Wf3UsGegsMvcu7 Contact Info Jeff WilkinsTel: 07802 906842Email: jeff.wilkins@btinternet.com

Experience the Ultimate Thrill at the Isle of Man TT 2024 with Our Exclusive Offer

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Dear Yamaha Virago Star Owners Club Members, Are you ready to embark on a motorcycle journey like no other? Imagine the roaring engines, the adrenaline-charged atmosphere, and the thrill of witnessing the most legendary road racing event in the world – the Isle of Man TT.  We are excited to present an opportunity that’s tailored exclusively for members of The Yamaha Virago Star Owners Club  – an unforgettable adventure at the Isle of Man TT 2024. The Isle of Man TT is not just … Read More

New Executive Committee Members

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Dear Member, On Monday the 7th August a National Committee meeting was held to discuss executive applications and vote on a new Executive committee. As you all know there has been a three month period where executive roles have been advertised and applications invited. This was brought about by the resignation of our last Chairman. Our long-serving secretary and treasurer, Malcolm and Anne Bland, wishing to step down at the next AGM in November, also the Merchandise officer stepping down … Read More

Welcome to our new members in August 2023

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Welcome to our new members who joined the VSOC in August. Lee Stevens, King’s Lynn, Norfolk – Centre 10 (31st August) Shirley Woodhouse, Widnes, Cheshire – Centre 6 (27th August) Antony Price, Ipswich, Suffolk – Centre 10 (25th August) Anne Campbell, Rugby, Warwickshire – Centre 8 (21st August) Julie Fraser-Burton, Ockbrook, Derbyshire – Centre 9 (17th August) Jon Plant, Scarborough, North Yorkshire – Centre 5 (9th August) Brian Lupton, Camborne, Cornwall – Centre 18 (7th August) Ryan Crawford, Nottingham – … Read More