Year: 2013

A child is born

Congratulations to Paul and Emily Clark on the recent birth of baby Evelyn (Evie) Elizabeth who was born on 20th December at 10:48pm at a weight of 7lb 15oz, by emergency C-section. Although she had to spend over a week

Storm damage

Following recent storm winds there has been significant damage and disruption to boats left on site. – Drascome Longboat picked up and thrown on top of Martin 16 – Mast snapped. Probably other damage too. Drascombe and trailer in tree!

Merry Christmas!

Very best wishes and Christmas greetings to all!

Christmas Bowling

On 15 Dec 2013 17 youth squad students and parents descended on Workington’s 10 Pin Bowling Alley. As most of us were beginners the owners of the alley had kindly put down guides to make sure that all balls would

Lake level

Please note that the water level is close to the boat house door. It looks as though the store under the race office has already been flooded, and there are boats in the back field that are in danger of

Yachts and Yachting Awards

We are delighted to reveal that Bass Week has been NOMINATED in this year’s Yachts & Yachting Awards. Now you will all appreciate that second best is not our way (just think of the rewarding efforts put into, not only

62nd AGM

At the 62nd Annual General Meeting held in the Clubhouse on Sunday 1st December 2013 there was some healthy discussions surrounding the various reports and proposed rule changes. The main points that were agreed: Subscriptions to rise by approx 2%

62nd Annual Dinner

This year’s prize giving was held at the Castle Inn where 70 members and guests togged up and enjoyed a three course dinner. Did the training officer really try to set the evening alight with some fire raising? Commodore Andy

Mik makes news headlines

MIK Chappell normally seeks publicity for Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, but found himself in the spotlight when he was presented with one of the RYA’s most prestigious honours. He received the RYA Lifetime Award from Princess Anne, president of the RYA,

Annual Dinner Dance

For all those attending the Dinner this Saturday, please remember that we’ve planned an early start – 6.30 for 7pm to maximise the dancing time. Any sweeps as to how long the dancing will last?