Month: October 2011

The End is Nigh

The final two races counting towards the 2011 club championship were scheduled for Saturday. The forecast winds were similar to those forecast last week – the exception being that the forecast seemed more realistic winds winds in the high teens

Flying 15 Team Racing

The annual F15 team racing event, and efforts to AVOID being awarded the Grotty Potty, started today at 14.30 The forecast was for some great winds, but the risk of very strong gusts passing through. Deja Vu? Fifteen Fifteens have

Youth Season Draws to Close

On the warmest October day of the year (what do you expect on 1st Oct?!), we concluded the Youth Squad season with a short series of races – 8 members turned up and, although the conditions were squally, they completed


Surprisingly (or perhaps not too surprising for our micro climate) the winds, and gusts were not as strong as the forecast and so another two races were sailed in the Asymmetric Cup and MJM Trophy. Before the first race Neil

Ethan Leads the Way

A drizzly, damp day with light winds were the order of the day for the first couple of races in the October Series which is for all classes and sailed on a personal and fleet handicap basis. Mik Chappell got

Fleet Challenge

While the rest of the country basked in what turned out to be the hottest October day, Bassenthwaite was less fortunate – it was warm and muggy but more overcast and not a lot of wind. Numerous sailors took advantage