Month: May 2016

Whitsun Bank Holiday 2016

The start of half term, another Bank Holiday, and another camping weekend resulted in the unusual sight of a revision/homework table in the clubhouse on Friday night. Saturday was delightfully sunny, and despite a forecast for very light airs, the wind

Weekend Update

While the club held the RYA Push the Boat Out weekend promoting our beloved sport to all, Andy and Phil were at the GP Inlands at Bala finishing a creditable 4th after lying 8th overnight (perhaps they removed their caps?!). 

Sun Filled Weekend

Saturday started with another well attended training session. The wind, though patchy initially, filled in from the north west and backed to the west as the afternoon went on. There was a good mix of boats across the four fleets,

Night Jar 3

This time we had wind! A constant force 4 Easterly. Alex set a course from 0 of B-1-0 which was deliberately short so he put up 6 laps. What he didn’t reckon on was the speed of the Musto Skiff

Sad News

We have just learned of the sudden and unexpected death, albeit after a long fight with cancer, of former member Bob Pitt who was a keen and active member in the 1980s, sailing in the GP fleet with his wife

RYA North West Junior Traveller Trophy

On Saturday 7 May Bassenthwaite hosted a round of the RYA North West Junior Travellers Trophy. Among the 14 sailors there were visitors from as far afield as Leigh & Lowton. The day was much warmer than recently with sun and a

Night Jar 2

The wind was extremely light last Thursday and it was no different for this second round. There were 13 starters and an X-shaped course 0-9-B-A. The starboard pin was alongside the Bates and Mike & Eric’s GP were luffed into

North West Junior Traveller Trophy

On Saturday 7th May, the club will host one of the RYA NWJTT series events. There will be no club racing on Saturday. Please let Lucy Thomas or Mike Hunter know if you are available to help in the galley or on