Category: Opens

Flying 15 & GP14 Open 2018

A sun soaked Saturday, together with force 2-3 SW breeze, gave champagne sailing conditions for two fleets of boats. The 18 strong fleet of F15s were a bit too eager to start and caused a general recall in their first

Solo Open

Sunday benefitted from wall to wall sunshine with a light, but freshening, wind from the southwest though there were some regular major shifts from the northwest. The shifts did cause some calm patches but the fleet of 11 boats kept

Topper, NWJTT and Mirror Open

Three fleets totalling 42 boats took to the water for an afternoon of sun and shifting winds. With light winds forecast from the east, there was a bit of hope that a sea breeze from the south west was starting

Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2018

There was a great turnout of more than 30 boats for this year’s GNAC. The sun was shining with a cool wind blowing from the north east which proved to be frustratingly changeable throughout the afternoon. The wind was reasonably

Flying Fifteen Team Racing

A mirror like morning lake was not reflecting the longer term forecast, but the wind quickly filled in for the 18 boats racing in the annual Viking Trophy which is awarded to the best performing team of three. However, the

Solo Open

Photo slideshow Gusting SW winds left some of the select group of competitors looking a little reluctant before the earlier than usual 11am start, but they did all venture out racing. Despite an unimpressive start our own Tog was leading

Flying 15 Northern Travellers and Laser Open

A glorious forecast tempted some last minute entries for this weekends open meetings. The sun shone and the wind blew from the west (give or take the 30 deg swings!). The shifting conditions did create some chances, and misfortunes, throughout

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

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

Great North Asymmetric Challenge

Sunshine and a light northerly breeze greeted a fleet of 23 boats for this year’s Great North Asymmetric Challenge. The wind proved to be a challenge when it came to setting the course as it kept alternating between the North

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