Month: April 2015

Tera Northerns 2015

Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2015

We tamed the wind, and the rain eased too! As the clouds lifted off Skiddaw, a snow covering was exposed! The competitors were signed up, but the wind wasn’t playing ball. An early morning breeze faded, shifted, swung, faded, and

MJM Trophy/Asymmetric Cup

Previously run as a long series, this has been compacted into a weekend series of 5 races. Sun and blue skies were the order of the day, while the wind struggled to settle down. A forecast easterly did come in,


Now that the sailing season is underway, and the clubhouse is being used again, it is important to keep it clean, tidy, and in good repair, so that it is inviting to members and visitors alike. Whilst everyone can do

Blue Skies…

… just weren’t enough. A lovely, sunny, afternoon but high winds, or was it low temperatures, put numerous would sailors off. So AJs stressful OD duty was straightforward- just get settled into a few cups of tea before abandoning racing

Push the Boat Out 9/10 May

This year the RYA promoted Push the Boat Out initiative is being run over 9-17 May. We are playing our part over the first weekend 9/10 May (between 0900 and 1700) and encouraging newcomers to get on the water. They

We Need Your Photos 

After seeing last week’s Press Report on the notice board or in the paper, you might have looked at the accompanying photo and thought to yourself “Surely the Press Officer has been around long enough to know the difference between a Solo and a Vareo?”

Great Weekend for Photos

Photos (C) Simon Longstaff

Thomas’ Twitter

Our foreign correspondent has returned from Puy to report on the Bass meeting  

Easter Weekend

The first, and longest, bank holiday weekend of the year started off wet and windless. However, a light breeze did fill in sufficiently to get racing underway for the Good Friday Challenge. Dave/Sarah had their second ‘casual’ start of the