Category: News

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

Working Party

In order to get the Club ship shape for the start of the season we have arranged a working party on 17 – 18 March. Starting 10am till 4pm each day. If you are available for a few hours on

Sad News

It is with great sadness that the club has to announce the passing of one of it’s longest serving members. Caroline Lawson had been a member of the club from the early 60’s and the family have sailed at the

The Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Bassenthwaite’s Mirror Fleet

In my role of Press & PR officer at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club I have been collecting the Newsletters from years gone by.   We started out producing an annual publication in 1995 and gave it the title of Foxy Tales. This

Your Club Needs You!

As of the AGM the club has been without an Hon Treasurer following William’s resignation after (another) five years in the role. Clearly it is an important position that needs to be filled urgently. So if you are, or you