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Night Jar 14

Although it was blowy in coastal and North Cumbria area, Bass’ micro-climate came up with ideal conditions. Only 7 boats started, probably due to the forecast and Bassweek exhaustion. The figure of eight course 0-9-1-A gave three spinnaker legs.  But

Thursday Racing

For anyone not sailed out after a full programme of racing during Bass Week, you will be pleased to learn that the Night Jar series continues this Thursday, and Neil will be cooking the evening meal

The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week

Follow what’s happening at Bass Week 2018 on its dedicated website

Time for Change?

With a new weather front moving in, the long hot spell was blown away by high winds overnight. The blustery winds continued into Saturday, and brought in numerous showers, but with little enthusiasm for sailing apart from Ant and Jo,

Ladies, Crews, Juniors and Seniors Race

It was Ladies, Crews, Juniors and Over 60s Race  this week.  Used to be just the Lady Helms’ Race but we ran short of them!  Rhonwen would remember that? – She was back on Bass Lake for her first race

Championship Weekend Series

There may have been a few showers through the week, but the lake and grounds show little sign of benefitting from them, with the lake at its lowest for many years. There was no rain on Saturday, and the sun

Night Jar 13

Another great sailing evening with a constant westerly breeze and yet more warm conditions. Katia / Andy returned with a repaired and now grey painted Mirror following the contretemps a fortnight ago.  18 boats crossed the line for a 0-1-B-A

Flying 15 & GP14 Open 2018

A sun soaked Saturday, together with force 2-3 SW breeze, gave champagne sailing conditions for two fleets of boats. The 18 strong fleet of F15s were a bit too eager to start and caused a general recall in their first

Night Jar 12

Only twelve starters tonight despite the ongoing great weather.  With marks out of place the OD chose a long course 0-1-5 with 1 being a gybe mark.  The Bates was stationed half way up the long beat near A. Rory

Fleet Challenge A

As the Summer sun continues, there was a better than expected WSW breeze for the weekend handicap series which enticed a dozen boats on to the water. Though the racing was scheduled to be a personal pursuit, for ease (and

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