Month: September 2013

Playing Away

This weekend five club boats travelled to Windermere for the GP Northern Championships. AJ, sailing with Commodore Andy, has been good enough to report on the proceedings. He starts with explanations for their overall 21st position out of 25 For

All change

Sunshine and a warm wind tempted out a good fleet of boats for a weekend series counting towards the club championship. Although there seemed to be a steady breeze coming down the lake, the sea breeze would have its effect

Three Bullet Toggle

‘Three bullet Toggle’ managed to win the RS Vareo Northern Champs at UYC 21/22 September. Ethan Dawson secured second overall, with Robbie D crewing, in the Mike Saul Dinghy Services 200 event at the same location

Sultry Saturday

Overcast, but warm, gentle winds were the order of the day for the RYA Onboard Youth Six Hour Relay Race which was held at the club today. Four teams of three/four youth sailors came from Derwentwater Marina, Lakes Leisure on

Night Jar social – Thursday 19 September

With a lack of available cooks over recent weeks for the Night Jar, this Thursday is, unfortunately, no different. Therefore, this week’s planned Night Jar social has been cancelled.

Weekend of two halves

Perhaps it was a return of Summer for the penultimate weekend championship series as there was blue skies and a medium breeze. Neil/Rory led the F15 fleet securing two wins from Chris/Julie. In the handicap fleet, Steve/Ruth led the first

Night Jar B4

The final Thursday Evening Race enticed out eleven competitors including four trainees despite rainy and misty conditions. And what a race it was with five boats taking the lead on the water at various times. The start line was just

What did you think of Bass Week 2013?

A month on and Bass Week may seem like a dream, but we would like to know your thoughts so that we can take them into account when planning next year’s regatta. You can find this year’s questionnaire on the

Tinker Trophy

As sailors arrived, the forecast of strong, gusty SE winds was accurate, and there was an air of reluctance to venture out – even Ethan said he would be waiting for the wind to moderate! The visiting Tinkers had an

Night Jar B3

A dry and warm evening with a light SW wind greeted competitors with the added bonus that a line had been set with the Bates on its end and safety boat all ready to go at 6.15pm. This was thanks