Year: 2003

Grotty Potty Stakes

The Flying 15 team racing had to wait for the winds to fill in (or was it just for the OD to arrive – perhaps he knew something the sailors didn’t!). From the clubhouse, winds could be seen at the

Penultimate Weekend Series

With the onset of Autumn, the nip in the air resulted in a greater use of wooly bears and dry suits despite the winds being unusually light. After a closely fought race in the F15s, in which Scott’s head started

Time for Celebration

Congratulations to John and Lucy Telford on the belated birth of their first child Jack James. A poor forecast dampened enthusiasm for the weekend’s sailing, Bridget stresses that she did manage to sail two days in a row though and

24 Hour Race

Did Bridget wet her pants write her speech? Well it was needed, because we did it – after a nerve wracking final two hours (from the remoteness of the website!), in which Bolton kept closing the gap, we won the

Enterprise NW Areas

The Lake District had the best of the weather on Saturday. Some contestants, from as far afield as Penzance, almost aquaplaned through water laden motorways on their way up. Here are a selection of pictures from the first race which

Bass Week Memories

A 360° view from Bass Week Monday’s racing started with a major wind shift on the first beat that shuffled the normal finishing order somewhat, but left the race without a beat and little chance for catching up – or

Fatal Slip in Banana Stakes

The weekend finished with a pennant race around the lake. The race for the Banana Stakes, presented by former Trustee Bill Anderson, was run on a personal handicap basis. There were mixed fortunes throughout the race, firstly, Mike Moore tried

GP14 Worlds

Well done to the 10 Bass boats that took part in this year’s World Championships at Abersoch. In a fleet of 171 boats, places were easily lost, but 7 of our boats finished in the top half of the results.

GP14 Open Meeting

The weather certainly couldn’t make its mind up this weekend. Sunshine and showers is part of the story, with the wind playing games for the competitors throughout the weekend, it made OD Neil Currie a nervous wreck! Following a barbeque,

Glorious Weekend

Blue skies, and light – medium airs made for an excellent weekend’s sailing. Those that were away on holiday, would struggle to match the glorious weather. Emily Carruthers tried her hand at crewing for her dad in his F15 and