Year: 2010

Santa Made It!

The cold weather and snow may have prevented some of the regulars from attending the children’s Christmas party, but Santa still made it after skating across the frozen lake (don’t try that at home!). Before his arrival there were various

Final Day

As there was only one taker for racing this morning, no racing took place and the results of two weeks ago stand giving Tom Gosden two trophies for next year’s prize giving, having won both the personal and fleet handicap

Thank You!

Mike Turner has finished gathering the sponsor monies for his recent swim and is delighted to announce a total of £803 has been collected in aid of the Bedford Oncology Unit. This amount will be increased by the tax man

Dinner Dance 2010

The 59th Annual Prize Giving dinner dance took place at North Lakes Hotel, Penrith on Saturday 27 November 2010. After dinner, Ian Preston gave a speech proposing a toast to the club to which Commodore Dave Nicholson responded. Prizes were

The End is Nigh!

Sunday was a superb autumn day and attracted seventeen members to the Club with the intention of having a further sail. But the wind was at its most fickle, sometimes filling in to make a race start possible and sometimes

Weekend Racing

Races three and four of the Winter series were held on Bassenthwaite last Sunday.  The water level had receded somewhat and winds were again light enticing eleven boats onto the Lake.  The Musto Skiff sailed by Robin Dawson is a

Youth Squad Prize Giving

The Youth Squad prize giving took place on Saturday evening. A quote from the stand-in official photographer for the evening Apologies for lack of photos of the Youth Squad Prizegiving but those taken were a load of rubbish – photos

Bonfire Night

For a change, the bonfire night firework display was launched from the jetty. As a result there were some magnificent reflections to be seen on the calm, flooded lake. Thanks to Mik for these images.


Many congratulations to Ethan Dawson who was sailing at Carsington over the weekend and successfully qualified to be part of the Topper 4.2 National squad.

Winter Series

The final series of the season got underway after a glorious morning when the lake was mirror-like, again! There was enough to sail in but looking at the finish times, it must have dropped off again during the race. The