Year: 2001

Flying 15 Northerns

Bassenthwaite Sailing Club hosted an excellent weekend sailing for the Flying Fifteen Northern Championships on the 9th/10th June. Weather conditions varied from light winds in hot sunshine to strong winds with sudden squalls and even heavy rain for a short

Weekend Racing

On Saturday there were two races contributing to the Max Joule Memorial Trophy.  All classes started together, the results being calculated on boat handicap.   In the first race, the wind was light and shifting round to the north.  The

Old Man’s Prize

The Jimmy Lancaster Memorial Trophy was the final race of the weekend. It was sailed as a pennant race and the course took all sailors around the lake. Although there was a south westerly wind in the Northern bay, the

Bank Holiday Racing

While the cats are away… With the GP14 Inlands being held at Derwent Reservoir there was a chance for the rest of the fleet to enjoy the sweet smell of success. Ginge and Bridget (aka Jose) Hodgkins took the opportunity

Results Update

You wouldn’t have thought it was the middle of May, and after a lovely spell of fine sunny weather when, on a foul Thursday evening, seven GP14 dinghies raced in rain, gloom, dark clouds and a variable wind. However, nobody

More Blue Skies

Who cares if the South of the Country was at risk from a bit of rain? Rain what’s that? Yes sailors all enjoyed another weekend of blue skies and a bit of gloriously warm wind thown in. Ok, so the

Back in business

The sailing season started with a vengeance for the May Bank Holiday weekend. Clear blue skies, brisk winds (interspersed with the odd hole) and an excellent turnout. Sunday’s Starter’s Prize racing comprised a two race series for all classes, sailed