Category: Racing

September Sunshine

So the meteorologists think it’s now Autumn, just as well they didn’t tell the weather! A windless, sunny morning filled in for the afternoon racing, though with the wind from the SSW it couldn’t settle as to which side of

Night Jar 16

After a glorious day, many wanted to end it with an evening sail, but it was not to be, the light breeze that was there on their arrival faded to nothing, and the race was cancelled, not that it stopped

August Bank Holiday

For some people that have been camping since Thursday, Saturday marks the middle of their weekend break, and they have been joined by the Southport and GP14 cruisers. With a good westerly breeze, and some sunny spells, there was an

Night Jar 15

With a load of members camping on site it was hoped that the number of boats racing in this round of the Night Jar would increase.  But, apart from Banter’s Skiff, it was the Thursday regulars who made up the

Slow Sunday

With another Bass Week behind us, some have gone on holiday for a rest resulting in a quiet weekend, sailing wise, which is why we host the annual triathlon the Saturday after Bass Week. Far from being quiet, there 350

Night Jar 14

It was mucky evening with rain and low cloud.  So it isn’t surprising that there were few takers.  Five to be precise!  Peter was on the food and AJ & Sue on re-stocking the galley after Bassweek so they all

Sunday Roundup

A good turnout for another day of blustery conditions. The rain held off but it didn't mean everyone kept dry as the courses had various gybes which had the edge over numerous sailors in the gusts, and resulted in several

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

Night Jar 13

Only eight boats out but four changes of leader in a race which OD John Reekie felt should be short and to the point as safety cover was limited to Chas.  Not that it was particularly windy but the gust

Weekend Series

After a soggy morning that didn’t even tempt Jo on to the water for the Social Saturday sailing the rain had passed through and some wind eventually filled in for a belated start. The wind swung throughout the first race