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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

Lake Level

With the water level already at the top of the slipways, and 25mm of rain, topped up with high winds, forecast through to midnight Wednesday, it’s worth considering about the safety of your boat if it’s berthed on the foreshore.

SOAKED – The New Play by Emma Rydal

Rosehill Theatre and La’al Marra Productions presents the premier of Soaked on Saturday 30 September at 7.30pm followed by a post show discussion. Soaked is the new play by acclaimed local writer and actress Emma Rydal and the first play

Bart’s Bash

Bassenthwaite is taking part in the Global Sailing Event ‘Barts Bash’ at 2.30pm on Saturday 16th September 2017.  I am sure you are all aware of the events history which is now in its 4th year and is the largest

Bass Week Photos

Time is running out to buy any photos of Bass Week as the website will close in a couple of weeks. View/buy your photos at

Bank Holiday Weekend

Due to other commitments we only have one paid rescue crew available this bank holiday weekend  so we are looking for two extra volunteers if we are to do any racing this weekend. If you can help please email Robin.

Are you covered if your trailer fails?

An interesting read about problems of roadside recovery if you're towing a boat trailer. See article

The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week

Our annual regatta starts on 5th August, though the camp site is already looking busy! To follow what is happening, and the latest results, go to our dedicated website  Here’s some great drone footage by caterer Alan