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Patience is a virtue

Saturday started with a warm southerly that promised some great sailing conditions. Banter was keen to start in the narrows at Scarness and race down the lake, although his wish was not granted, a course was set taking the fleets

Entries Now Open

Entries are now open for The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week 2018. The Bass Week team have been hard at work for many months to ensure that this years regatta will provide both members and visitors with yet another excellent

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Sunday started with gusting southerly winds which led to some exciting and spectacular spinnaker legs. There were some occasional capsizes as the gusts increased. The heavier winds suited Mike/Kayla who took an early lead in the F15s and maintained it

No April Showers Today!

The forecast southerly struggled to come to fruition. Sale Fell seemed to dominate whatever breeze might be available as there were many shadows and the wind came and went from numerous directions. A fleet of 18 boats made the most

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Dampened Enthusiasm

Some light airs on a wet afternoon were just enough to tempt four boats to the water for the next race in the long MG series. The official starter, aka Herb, opted to have a shore start to minimise exposure

Easter Holiday

An Easter easterly helped reduce air temperatures for sailors and campers alike. Fortunately the forecast gusty winds on Saturday eased late morning to encourage a few more boats to race. Banter/Tim were out in a RS400 and powered through the

Sad News

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the sudden passing of long term member Jim Christie who sailed regularly with grand daughter Poppy. Jim’s funeral service was held at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday 9th April 2018 Our

And They’re Off!

With the arrival of British Summer Time the sun was shining again, but there was no wind on the lake! However, the wind soon filled in from the west for some great sailing conditions to start the 2018 season. Despite

British Summer Time

Well it’s hard to believe after recent weather that British Summer Time starts next Sunday 25 March, which happens to be the same day that the 2018 sailing season starts! So hopefully the Winter maintenance is complete, your sailing gear