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The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week

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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

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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

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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

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Seventeen boats took the start on a superb evening with a constant wind blowing off the Club grounds.  And an eventful start it was too!  In a rush to start on time – well nearly – the Bates crew had


Council’s nomination of Rear Commodore Mark Somerville for the RYA Community Award – Lifetime commitment has been successful. Mark will hopefully be attending the award service in London later in the year. Well deserved recognition of his long service to

Car key

A bunch of keys has been found in the gents’ changing room on Sunday evening Congratulations to Andy and Phil on winning the GP14 Northern Championship at Bolton this weekend Meanwhile in sunny Bassenthwaite, crews filled their water bottles and

Laser Open

There was a better wind than forecast to greet the fleet of 26 boats in today’s Laser open, and with the sun breaking through the clouds from time to time it was a pleasant day. For a change the general

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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

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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