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Annual Dinner Dance and Prize Giving

Strictly and X Factor are back on TV, the nights are drawing in, Christmas countdowns keep popping up on my Facebook, it must be time to start thinking about the Annual Dinner Dance! This years event will be held at

Bonfire Night Celebrations

This Saturday we will be holding our annual bonfire night celebrations. There is a saying warning you not to burn your boats. Well don’t worry Toggle will be be doing that for you (well only surplus abandoned boats!). Please bring

Shunned again

Yet another day without racing.  Not the weather’s fault this time with less wind strength and gusting than forecast – although the forecast itself may have put some people off. There was plenty of Safety and the OD was ready

Blown Away by Brian

A poor forecast on a damp Saturday afternoon, and the threat from Storm Brian, all resulted in no contenders, despite the conditions being sailable. Despite the risk is that Sunday’s conditions would be worse, Brian was on his way and

Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need

A small but select group took part in our ramble on Sunday afternoon up a very windy Sale Fell. Many thanks to the Flying Fifteen sailors and Club Members who have kindly donated towards this important charity. We have raised

Flying Fifteen Team Racing

A mirror like morning lake was not reflecting the longer term forecast, but the wind quickly filled in for the 18 boats racing in the annual Viking Trophy which is awarded to the best performing team of three. However, the

Rain, Rain, Go Away!

After the torrential rain in the lakes today, the lake has risen 500mm over the course of eight hours, and will, no doubt, rise through the night. Boats on the foreshore were ok this evening, but worth checking and perhaps

Autumnal Weekend

The blustery winds that were forecast did not come to fruition, resulting in good sailing conditions for the select few that raced, albeit in cooler conditions that in recent weekends. Val/Ken in their GP led the races generally, giving Neil

Sunday Best

After a cold night, the Southerly breeze was pleasantly mild, and lighter than the general forecast, but forecast to increase over the morning. The only takers were Mike/Kayla in their F15, and Dave/Lynn in their GP, but they had a

Soaked!

Despite the odd rain shower in the morning the weather stayed dry with good spells of sunshine to take the chill out of the air. Much to Herb’s dislike, the day’s racing comprised a two pursuit race series. Mik led

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