Category: Racing

Midsummer’s Day

An early start for the youth team racing at the Southport Junior 12 Hour race being managed by principal trainer Alex in an Enterprise that is holding together with some shackles and a bit of ‘bodging’ for a snapped shackle.

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Ullock Mug Weekend Series

The glorious weather has returned to offer what must have been the best sailing day of the season so far, with blue skies and 20C SW winds. 18 boats raced in shifty (nothing new there), and sometimes gusty conditions. The

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Tera Northerns, NWJTT, Topper and Mirror Open 2017

  With 65 boats in six fleets over racing over two courses, plenty of wind from the SE, and some rain to boot, it was certain to be a busy weekend. Fortunately the morning rain had stopped, and the wind

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Sunny Saturday

A sunny afternoon with good winds had 15 boats on the water across three fleets, and they all had clean starts. There were a few boats that capsized and subsequently retired, though others soldiered on and will no doubt sleep

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Whit Bank Holiday

After a week of fantastic weather, everyone was looking forward to more of the same for the bank holiday. With the wind from the SSW, it was in two minds as to whether it would come round Sale Fell from

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Quiet Weekend to Ourselves

After last week’s busy Push the Boat Out open day, our racing schedule was back to normal. Wet, gusty weather greeted sailors, especially the Saturday Social crowd that gathered to get more sailing experience – open to all, on Saturday

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Night Jar 4

Night Jar 4 was held in dry but slightly chilly conditions. A constant F2/3 SW breeze gave a beat to zero, a triangular course 0-A-B, and two kite legs. John & Hazel in the Merlin broke away after the first

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GP14 Inland Championship 2017

Bassenthwaite SC is pleased to be hosting this year’s GP14 Inland Championship. With a mixture of winds forecast, there is certain to be some great competition. First race scheduled for 12 Noon resulted in a general recall so they’ve burned their boats and

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Night Jar 2

Why no results or report on Night Jar 2? Well, it didn’t happen! There were white caps all around Dubwath Bay and, at times, you could barely stand up outside the clubhouse. So there was no dissent when Joan hoisted

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May Bank Holiday 2017

The strong morning winds abated before racing started, and with a southerly blowing, several sailors wondered whether they’d be sent around the lake! Fortunately the sailing remained in the main bay as the wind strength varied considerably, and it seemed

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