Category: Opens

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

Flying 15 Team Racing

With little wind during the morning, it seemed promising for some good sailing conditions for the 17 strong fleet of Flying 15s when the wind filled in from the south, despite the forecast being from the north east. With mark

Flying 15 GP Open

A long term forecast of gusting winds and rain improved, for Saturday at least, providing a window that tempted a good fleet of sailors to make last minute entries for the GP14 and F15 opens, part of the Waples Wine Northern

F15 Scottish Championship at Kippford

Three boats from Bassenthwaite competed at the FF Scottish Nationals at Kippford over the weekend.  The first day was good sailing after being towed out from the estuary sailors were surprised to find a force 4/5 wind making good exciting