Month: August 2013

Grant Opportunity. Another Chance to Vote!

We reported recently that our training officer had submitted a grant application for £500 towards training equipment. The allocation is determined by a voting procedure which has been extended to 24 September. Although voting is limited to one vote per

Return of the Wind

After a couple of weeks with a lack of wind, the forecast for this weekend threatened to be the opposite with the potential for strong gusts to put many off even venturing out. Fortunately the general wind, and gusts, were

Night Jar B2

Well, Thursday’s Night Jar wasn’t one of Bass’ finest evenings to be sure! But it worked out ok in the end. Despite no regular Safety Cover, the OD was able to use a line from the race office on a

RS Vareo Nationals

I would just like to add again my sincere thanks on behalf of all the competitors & the RS Association for a great event over the Bank Holiday for our Nationals. I thought your club facilities were excellent, the food

More Vareo Nationals photos

Vareo Nationals photos

Vareo Nationals 2013 (c) Alastair Duncan

What happens when there’s no wind? You can wait… Or you can eat!

RS Vareo National Championships

This weekend the RS Vareo Nationals are being held at Bassenthwaite, the home club of the defending champion, our own Vice-Commodore Mark Somerville. The wind forecast is light, unfortunately, so will the lightweights have an advantage. Of course, there is

Bass Tri

Just a quick note to say thank for allowing myself and my fellow competitors to use the facilities at your sailing club. The weather showed its true colours perhaps more suited to sailing than swimming, cycling and running, but the

Some NSSA thank you notes…

A very big thank you for a superb regatta, which was definitely down to your meticulous organisation….. …. The team of volunteers at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club worked extremely hard to keep the sailing going, the site clean and the cups

Alone again..

After the NSSA, and Bass Week, and the Triathlon we were able to celebrate having the club to ourselves again (well for one day, as we have the RS Vareo Nationals over the bank holiday weekend). With heavy overnight rain,