Year: 2005

Eye of the Storm

After a week of wind and floods, many boats have been removed from site for safe storage or repair! As you can see from the webcam, Sunday started with a fantastic mist that was lit by the morning sun. In

Winter Series 2005

The first Sunday’s racing was in dry, but very blustery conditions. William and Lesley caught a gust coming in to a gybe mark, but trying to stay to windward of the mark during the gust was not the right thing

Night of a Thousand Stars

Despite the weather throughout the day and the rest of the country, the night was clear and the stars shining during the bonfire night celebrations during which there was a magnificent array of fireworks. With hot dogs, toffee apples, treacle

Championship Results

HANDICAP CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2005 PN Helm 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pts 1 S HUNT 19 18 14 19 20 13 22 9 15 7 113 2 N CURRIE 17 22 12 16 18 DNS

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

That was the sentiment at the start of the final weekend series towards this year’s championships. However, on a cold, wet Saturday, with a feeble wind, the turnout was down to a few hardy sailors. In the handicap fleet, Steve


What does the heading refer to? The OD? – No. A helm? – No. A crew? – No. It was the conditions on Saturday! Although there had been a strong breeze over Friday night and into Saturday morning, by the time racing started, what little wind

Double Congratulations

Congratulations to Steve and Victoria Vaughan on the recent birth of twins – playmates for William and Olivia!

Grotty Potty Stakes

The flying fifteen team racing had a fleet of 20 boats competing for the Viking Trophy. If only last year’s winner, that forgetful president, had remembered to return the trophy! Saturday had much close racing, (even if Steve Goacher and

Currie with Jam?

A quiet weekend at the club for various reasons – beer festivals, 21st parties, illness… So quiet that Herb opted to try out a fixed, shore based start, so the challenge was on for competitors to fly spinnakers on the

What a Party!

The meet and greet evening held on Saturday was definitely something not to be missed. Firework display, gastronomic buffet (with even some left over for Sunday lunch), laughter and entertainment (no Miles was not there!), free bar to all members.