Month: July 2006

Bass Watch

With the schools regatta over Club sailing was somewhat quieter this weekend. There was a good, warm breeze from the South. OD Pete Nuttall was determined to start on time, but that must have been his own version of Chico

GP14 Worlds

Congratulations to Andy Smith and Mark Somerville after coming 20th in the GP14 Worlds held at Sligo NI just before Bass Week. Will the Guinness sales be up or down for Bass Week?

Frustration in the Sun

Everyone should have been delighted that there was a weekend of sun with a warm wind, but for the sailors the biggest frustration was that the wind was by no means steady. The first race on Saturday had boats beating

Time for a Change

The ‘Ladies, crews and junior’ race was held last Thursday in somewhat challenging wind conditions. 13 boats took part with many normal crews moving to the back of their boats to try out some helming. Unfortunately for some, the move

Enterprise Champs

Congratulations to Mark Ninnim and Emma Powell following their recent runaway success at the Scottish area championships which were held at Berwick. Four straight wins – what else could anyone wish for? Well done!

GP14 Open

Thursday night, Night Jar A finished last week. Overall winner was Mike Turner and Sue Watson in a GP. Mike had done two OD duties during the series, but only needed to count one to win. Ginge was second. Alex

Credit Where Credit’s Due

We are delighted to advise that following a nomination by the club, Herb Telford is to be awarded the RYA’s Community Award for Lifetime Commitment. Over the past 30 years Herb has been on Committee of Cumbria CC Schools Training

Jack Lawson

It with sadness that we have been informed that long time member Jack Lawson passed away peacefully after a long illness. Jack was a highly competitive sailor in both the GP and Flying 15 fleets as well as enjoying skiing