Month: April 2011

Night Jar

The Night Jar series got off to a flying start a week late, after being cancelled due to lack of wind last week. There was a good turnout of 13 boats. Alex Leonard and Olivia Storey in a 29er led

What a difference a day makes!

After the damp miserable race yesterday, the sun is shining, the wind filled in and there has bee a great turnout of boats for the two day weekend series. Robbie D led the handicap fleet in his Skiff, until he

What a let down!

Great weather through the week, great forecast for Easter, wonderful sun and wind on Good Friday, and what happens as we get to Easter Saturday? The cloud//mist comes in, the temperature drops, and it starts spitting! Fortunately the cloud seemed

Night Jar

The first scheduled race in the Night Jar was abandoned due to lack of wind, though it proved to be a challenge for Mik when he realised that the horns in the race office had not been set up after

More Sunday Sun

This weekend’s sailing was the Fleet Challenge A series for all classes. With three races each day there’s a lot of racing to take place. Saturday sailing resulted in the first protest of the season following an unfortunate incident when

Spring has Sprung!

Fantastic blue skies, but light winds to contend with, and sailors still wrapped in wet/drysuits (just in case!) There was a mixed bag of racing starting with a pursuit race counting towards the Celebrity Glass series. In this instance it

Weekend racing 2/3 April

The first of this season’s championship long series racing took place on Saturday with the Handicap Fleet contesting two races for the Barf Plate; the GP14’s the Spring Cup and the Mirrors the Red Sails Trophy. The wind was fairly

Mike Denwood

Long standing member, and club trustee, Mike Denwood has sadly died after a short illness. Mike has been fully involved in the club during his 40+ years of membership, having been secretary, membership secretary, and undertaking the role of commodore