Month: October 2007

Weekend Series

The final championship series of the year is being sailed this weekend. At a thank you dinner for Council members there was an opportunity for some dirty tactics between the key helms in the Mirror fleet to try and make

Pete Goes Brazilian?!

I’m aware that some of you have been following the race on the website and have even contributed. I thought it worth putting down how I feel and sharing it while it’s fresh. So thanks for your interest and support.

FF Team Racing

For various reasons there has been a disappointing turnout for this year’s team racing. With three boats from Derwent that expected to race as a team, they were split up and teamed randomly with one of the other competitors. On

Sign of Things to Come?

Just received these photos of a long term project by Trustee Graham Kirkpatrick that was finally completed earlier this year. Obviously still drawn by the Flying 15s which he sailed for many years, he can be seen crossing the part

Windless Weekend

Plenty of sun, glorious views of the lake, somewhat obscured bye a wandering spider (on the webcam), but no wind was what greeted sailors on Saturday. Ah well, you can’t have everything! Surprisingly the a light breeze did fill in

Don’t Forget to Read the Instructions!

and don’t get caught if you do, which is what happened to Andy T. Having just bought a Laser Vago the instructions were out to determine how to rig it. Stephen Kirkpatrick and T took it out for their 1st

Macarthur Park Pete

  Here’s a snap taken the day before the start of the Clipper race on ‘Liverpool 08’. Sadly (for Pete) Dame Ellen Macarthur is not part of the crew!The 10 yachts are currently heading away from the coast of Portugal