Year: 2002

Winter Series 2002

The last race of the 2002 season determined the first trophy winner for next year’s annual dinner! There seemed to be some dissent about the race management, but the OD (demob happy Miles) wasn’t in a mood to care too

Hardisty’s Hatrick?

Well very nearly, especially when you’re talking about the coveted Grotty Potty. As part of the Flying 15 Viking Trophy team racing event, one special prize (the Grotty Potty) is awarded by the previous year’s ‘winner’. It tends to be

Weekend Racing

T-shirts, shorts and wind! What more could you ask for at the end of September? With just one series left in the club championships, this penultimate series was to prove interesting. Tempers were somewhat frayed at the front end of

24 Hour Race

The Southport 24 hour race proved to be a success for Team Lawson with a little help from the rest of the Bass team. As the wind faded in the evening the Lawson brothers came into their own and between

Tinker Travellers

The Tinker Association have again chosen to hold one of their travellers meetings at Bassenthwaite. As usual, it is being held while many club members are away supporting their team in the Southport 24 hour race.For a pleasant change the

Double Trouble

General recalls, boats over the line….. Not a good start to the RNLI pennant race held on Sunday. A recall was made for two flying 15s after the second start. Mike Moore/Tim Chittenden was the first to go back, but

Bank Holiday

Glorious weather prevailed for the final Bank Holiday break of the summer. The wind was not so sure as to whether it should join in, and regularly swung from N to NE and back again leaving various holes for the

Summer at Last

While most of the GP fleet were away competing in the North East Area Championships at Derwent Reservoir (see below), there was good turnouts in other fleets that made the most of the sunny, summer-like, weather. Mike Watson made a

Typhoon at Bass

Bassenthwaite were hosts to 32 boats from as far afield as Penzance (and Bombay) for the Enterprise North West Area Championships this weekend. At the same time open meetings were held for lasers and mirrors. The weekend started in fresh

GP14 Open Meeting

Fresh winds tested the 20 boats competing in the GP14 open meeting. In each of Saturday’s races, despite a general recall, there was still a boat that was a little too eager that had to return. Competitors had to contend