Category: News

Night Jar 6

A limited number of crews turned up to view the light conditions but, as the wind was fading, no one was keen to rig.  So the OD hoisted Flag N and competitors prepared for the early meal being prepared by

Night Jar 5

It was yet another superb Thursday evening.  But a fairly strong easterly wind was blowing before the start and the Safety Officer felt there should be two safety boats out for which he and Martin provided crew prevented both of

Push The Boat Out

This Saturday 12th May 2018 we are encouraging newcomers to get on the water. Visitors can try out single handed sailing dinghies, double handed boats, kayak, rowing boat, keel boat … all free. They will be able to park in our ample grounds,

Night Jar 2

The stand in Bates helm realised tonight that the Bates drifts if you don’t let out a lot of rope for the anchor…. With the winds heavier than forecast it looked to be an exciting race. The OD had opted

Night Jar 1

It was cold out there. Very cold! Especially for Joe who capsized early in the first beat.  Thought of retiring?But No – I’m the Sailing Secretary and must show them who’s who! It was John Reekie who led the fifteen

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

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

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