Month: April 2008

Laser/Mirror/Handicap Open

Sat 12pm: Too many people must have been looking at the forecast to travel today! That includes club members. Of those that have turned up there are presently 5 boats preparing to venture out. Whether they stay up or out

Bloke Talk

A friend of Rich Critchley asked him to take part in “Bloke Talk” which is a radio show on City Talk 105.9 in Liverpool.  Basically, as the presenter described it, it is Loose Women for men!  Anyway, he went to

Sunday Fun

The wind had eased by the time sailors arrived to race, but was picking up again as the boats were prepared. Was this a day for Bridget to launch her laser? Probably not. Apparently, Bridget thought she was going to

Ground Hog Day?

Is the weather really against us this season? We asked the same question last Saturday! Another windy forecast didn’t stop those hardy sailors coming down to the club (although if the webcam had been working they may have not even

Latest Member

Congratulations to Becky and Robin Dawson on the birth of their second daughter Amber Eve, who weighed in at 7lb ½oz, a sister for a very proud Ethan and Erin. All doing fine.

Sunday Update

The OOD, Tim Chittenden was determined to start the first race on time but the punters seemed a bit reluctant to co-operate and it was 12.00 noon before the Fast Handicap fleet got away. No one can complain that they

Youth Squad

8 members of the Youth Squad completed 2 races today in very light and challenging winds.  Georgina Craig and Jonathan Connor were on the water for the first time at the club this year.  Robin Crawley finished his first ever races

Junior Travellers

On Saturday 12th. April Sam Hall took part in the latest Junior Travellers Event at Delph, Bolton and finished second in the U17 age group. A bit more silverware for Jane to polish!There were lasers, fevas, toppers, optimists, an O

Saturday Racing

Is the weather really against us this season? As sailors arrived for the afternoon race, the rain was torrential with sleet in it (again!). The rain did fade, but so did the wind. The first race in the Celebrity Glass

Snow Joke

The overnight weather brought a covering of snow to the surrounding hills. The forecast was for snow, and it was correct! After a frosty night many helms found sheets and control lines frozen, some ice in sails, and worst of