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66th AGM

At the 66th AGM on 26 November 2017 the new council, headed by Commodore Robin Dawson, were elected to serve for the next 12 months comprising Commodore – Robin Dawson Vice-Commodore – Naomi Smith Secretary – Joan Cowan Treasurer – TBC

Annual Prize Giving 2017

The 66th Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held at Hundith Hill Hotel, on Saturday 25th November and attended by over 70 members and guests. Flying Fifteen Championship Brackenrigg Cup Ian Campbell Lezli-Ann Pearson Anderson Trophy Neil Currie Rory Yardley

Rain, Rain Go Away

Heavy rainfall, and strong winds, are forecast for Wednesday 22 Nov. The lake has risen 300mm in the last 24 hours, so will no doubt rise to affect the lakeside berths. If your boat is still there consider getting it

Congratulations

Dave and Pauline Nicholson are being honoured with a prestigious award for their outstanding contributions as volunteers with Bassenthwaite Sailing Club and will receive the award from the President of the RYA, HRH The Princess Royal later this month. Dave

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

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

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

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

Small World

Knowing that we are short of something to report, Neil has advised that he is 500 miles from home on a Padi diving course at Falmouth, he walks past the sailing club and sees signs saying it’s the FF Nationals

Paul Carruthers’ Memorial Trophy

As if we didn’t realise it, we can never rely on the forecast at Bass. Though there was a good breeze at the start, it was shifting and not consistent in strength, but blowing from the north gave the OD

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