Month: November 2009

Annual Prize Giving

The 58th prize giving and dinner dance was held at Hundith Hill, Cockermouth. It was attended by almost 100 members and guests, many of whom disguised themselves (well attempted to) by wearing a mask. Bobbie Middleton gave the first speech

It’s Over :(

The sailing season came to a damp, abrupt halt for the second year running. The floods last week resulted in no sailing for the final weekend of the season. Time to get down to the club, check out, and remove

Some pics of the devastation!

Saturday Friday Looking towards Ouse bridge from Armathwaite Hall The above pics were taken on Friday 20 November by Sarah Nicholson

Night Jar

The fresh on shore breeze thinned out numbers for Thursday’s Night Jar. It was the newcomers to the series that came out best on handicap – Mark Ninnim was first and Rory Yardley second. Just three races left in the

Weather window

For the second week in a row, the weather changed in favour of some pleasant sailing. Although light, the day was dry and tempted twelve boats on to the water for the morning race, but a couple dropped out of

Just the weather!

After the wind and rain of recent weeks, pleasantly, Sunday’s forecast was for a dry and bright day, although not a lot of wind. However, 14 boats were tempted to the water, and were able to enjoy some pleasant sailing


After a reluctance to appear (surely not stage fright?!) baby Lily Alice Smith was born early on 2 November – a sister to Katia and second daughter for Andy and Emma. All doing fine Is that Andy’s hairline she’s sporting?!

Would you believe it?

A wet and windy forecast but some hardy sailors still turned up, though they were surprised to find any wind at all as Bass seemed to be enjoying its own micro climate compared to nearby villages where there was rain

The Eric Twiname Memorial Trust

Following a recent approach, the Sailing Club Council have proudly agreed that in future years, one of the pennant races sailed each season will be used as an opportunity to raise funds on behalf of the Eric Twiname Memorial Trust.