Year: 2011

60th AGM

The final day of the season proved to be too windy to tempt anyone out to sail, so the Winter Trophy was won by  Joan/Jack Hardie on fleet handicap and Ethan Dawson, crewed by dad Robin, on personal handicap basis.

RYA Community Awards 2011

Further to the Club successfully nominating William Carruthers for an RYA Community Award (Lifetime Commitment) he has just been to the award ceremony in London which recognised the efforts of 48 people from around the country for their efforts in

Dinner Dance 2011

The 60th Annual Prize Giving dinner dance took place at Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Bassenthwaite on Saturday 19 November 2011. An unexpected quiz, which many found surprisingly challenging, was won by the table with our own quiz masters – Gary and


The November series failed to get off the ground this week. Clear skies all around;  a lack of wind to drive the turbines on Bothel;  wind on the coast; but in the micro climate that is Dubwath, there was low

Bonfire Night

Thanks to Mik for these memories from the bonfire night celebrations, and, of course, to all those people who made it happen!

The End is Nigh

The final two races counting towards the 2011 club championship were scheduled for Saturday. The forecast winds were similar to those forecast last week – the exception being that the forecast seemed more realistic winds winds in the high teens

Flying 15 Team Racing

The annual F15 team racing event, and efforts to AVOID being awarded the Grotty Potty, started today at 14.30 The forecast was for some great winds, but the risk of very strong gusts passing through. Deja Vu? Fifteen Fifteens have

Youth Season Draws to Close

On the warmest October day of the year (what do you expect on 1st Oct?!), we concluded the Youth Squad season with a short series of races – 8 members turned up and, although the conditions were squally, they completed


Surprisingly (or perhaps not too surprising for our micro climate) the winds, and gusts were not as strong as the forecast and so another two races were sailed in the Asymmetric Cup and MJM Trophy. Before the first race Neil

Ethan Leads the Way

A drizzly, damp day with light winds were the order of the day for the first couple of races in the October Series which is for all classes and sailed on a personal and fleet handicap basis. Mik Chappell got