Month: October 2015

Conclusion of October Series

Saturday’s races was held in a light but bitterly cold southerly wind. Competitors having to endure nearly four hours of racing were pretty chilled but at least they were moving around. The Bates and safety crews were absolutely pickled when

Build a bonfire

Our bonfire celebrations are being held on 7th November. Please bring along a large display firework to make the event all the more spectacular. Hot snacks will be available. The bonfire will be lit around 6.30pm Our grounds chairman is asking

Ocean Youth Trust North

Ocean Youth Trust North offers young people a safe but challenging environment on board our yacht James Cook in which they can explore their own identity and increase their self-confidence. The results are profound. Those taking part learn a variety

RYA Onboard Relay Race at Windermere

Some of our Youth Squad went to Windermere today and brought back the winners trophy! Congratulations to our winning team called the “Bassenthwaite Heavies” comprising Hazel Newport, Harry Binns, Jamie Kerr and Izzie Hunter Hazel took the lead just after

Flying Fifteen Team Racing


Flying Fifteen Team Racing 17th & 18th October 2015

A fleet of 18 Flying Fifteen Sailors are taking part in the annual team racing for the Viking trophy. To minimise the risk of protests, one Bass team comprised Mike Moore, Simon Longstaff and Neil Currie – perhaps they will

Help required 

We need some help on rescue this weekend 17/18 October. If you are available to help please contact Mike Hunter. Thanks

Still in a high

With the high pressure continuing to dominate the weather, racing was cancelled again due to a lack of wind. As with last week, Sunday morning welcomed sailors with an unexpected light southerly which freshened slightly as the day went on.

Annual Prizegiving Prizes

The Annual Prizegiving takes place on Saturday 28th November which may seem some time away but will soon be upon us. To assist in preparation for the event can all members who have club prizes please ensure they are returned

October High

A brilliant finish to September and start of October is all due to a high pressure system, and a consequential lack of wind, which was not even strong enough to turn the nearby turbines, or blow away the mist which