Month: November 2014

63rd AGM

Mark Somerville has been elected Commodore at the 63rd AGM held in the clubhouse. In addition the following were elected to support him for the forthcoming year. Vice-Commodore- Robin Dawson Hon Treasurer – William Carruthers Hon Secretary – Pauline Nicholson

It’s All Over

What little breeze there was this morning quickly disappeared leaving a mirror like lake, and the OD quickly hoisted N over A to abandon the final race of the season. Joan/Jack were not displeased and they had turned up to defend

Annual Dinner 2014

The annual dinner dance was held at Hundith Hill Hotel last night, and was attended by 80 members and guests, including Bass Week friends Kevin Bilham and Gary Ungless and their wifes. In fact their efforts to attend were recognised during Commodore

Winter Series Update

Whilst there is glorious sunshine there is a total lack of wind so the OD has abandoned sailing for the day. Last weekend there was only one race as the second race was cancelled due to no wind. Jim C

RYA Awards

Following our nomination , we are pleased to announce that Neil Garrison will today receive a RYA Community Award for his Outstanding Contribution to sailing from HRH Princess Royal at a ceremony being held in London. The nomination, and award,

Annual Prize Giving

For those that have bought tickets for next week’s dinner dance, please note that the timings have been amended to 7pm arrival for 7.30pm dinner. Just before the bonfire was lit and fireworks released, a prize giving was held for

Sunny Remembrance Day

Sunday started cold, bright, breezy but with some drizzle. Fortunately the drizzle soon passed through and 15 boats (well 16 if you include Gary’s new F15) took to the water after many sailors had put forward their advice and requests

Lake Level

The level of the lake is rising. It is up to the bottom of the race office already and likely to rise. If your boat is on the foreshore, please arrange for someone to check it, and move as necessary,

A Place for Winter Sailing

A couple of shots of Hebe Haven Yacht Club 24 hour charity dinghy race in Hong Kong this last weekend. Bet a bit warmer than Southport. Sorry to say have been enjoying myself in temperatures of around 25C both outside

Winter on its Way

After the mildest halloween on record, reality is starting to strike with the start of November and the Winter Series. Despite a dreadful forecast, and overnight gales, there was a good turnout of 13 boats in sunny, gusty, and shifty