Category: Championship

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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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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Easter Weekend

After some varied weather conditions through the morning, the skies cleared for racing, but some of the shadows on the lake made the white horses visible, and that was looking down the wind! Consequently there was just two F15s and

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Another Sunny Sunday

Another sunny Sunday with a lack of wind resulted in sailors having another early lunch, but the wind did fill in from the West to get both of the scheduled races sailed. The Mirror fleet benefitted from a couple of

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Annual Dinner

Over 70 members and guests enjoyed the 65th Annual prize giving dinner dance at the North Lakes Hotel, Penrith. The DJ had guests dancing on their seats (led by JD – members of the Facebook group will have seen this

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Final Weekend Series

Wild, but warm, winds whipped up some large waves, spindrift and lots of white horses which faded as the day went on, but not sufficiently to tempt more than one boat to race, therefore, racing was cancelled. Throughout the weekend,

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August Bank Holiday

The Bank holiday started early for many campers that have been on site since Thursday (using up a spare day in our allocation). A walk up Catbells for many was celebrated with some fizz on the summit, though Scumper seemed

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Put Off By Forecast

A poor forecast of wet weather and gusting winds led to a small collection of sailors turning out to race. While they waited for more to appear the wind looked acceptably sailable though somewhat wet. By the time the decision was

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