Year: 2010

GP14 National Inland Championship

This weekend we are hosting the GP14 Inlands. The rain has passed over and there is a forecast for a good southerly breeze all weekend. There is a fleet list of 42 boats all ready and waiting for some excellent

Sam’s Saturday Success

Bolton S C hosted the final event of the North West Junior Travellers 10 race series on Saturday. The challenging wind conditions resulted in several capsizes which kept the rescue crews very busy. This was Sam’s first season as a


Congratulations to Nick and Nat Smith on the birth of Daisy Elise who weighed in at 8lb8oz at 9.40pm on 22 September, and is a third grand-daughter for Alan and Pat Smith.


Congratulations to Dave and Pete Lawson having won the GP Masters held in Windermere this weekend in a strong fleet of over 30 boats. John Telford and Andy Smith teamed up again after several years break and secured an excellent


Mik Chappell spotted this the other day. Fortunately the forecast has moderated somewhat!

RS Open

This weekend the lake was taken over by RS 200s, 400s and Vareos, all sailing as separate fleets. As they are all asymmetric boats, the courses were windward/leeward. With eight races scheduled, all the races were to be short and

Membership Roll Increased by Membership Sec!

Congratulations to Mark and Kirstie Somerville who has just given birth to Cameron Luke at 9.45am on 29 September. Cameron weighed in at 7lb 10oz, is a brother for Matthew, and is temporarily in the special care unit.

Fleet Challenge C

The wild winds as forecast didn’t come to fruition, nor did the 10mph breeze! OD Mark Ninnim found the swinging winds challenging (as were his ‘helpers’ in the committee boat!), but he got all three races in in fluctuating winds.

Tinker Trophy

Sunday Shunty realised there was a bad omen for the day when The Bates wouldn’t start due to a lack of diesel! So it was duly towed to the start line by a Dory which he tied to The Bates.

Night Jar B

As the darker evenings draw in, the second Night Jar series draws to a close, and the overall result was determined on the final race. Jim Christie sailed well again to win the race but Jo Watkins beat Neil and