Year: 2017

Gone but not forgotten

Great article by the BBC which includes an item on former Commodore and Trustee Mike Denwood Click here

Christmas Party

On Sunday 17 December there was a tea party for children young and old, with games, and carol singing. Santa Claus popped in to say hello, arriving by water Santa even brought an elf along (who didn’t seem best pleased

66th AGM

At the 66th AGM on 26 November 2017 the new council, headed by Commodore Robin Dawson, were elected to serve for the next 12 months comprising Commodore – Robin Dawson Vice-Commodore – Naomi Smith Secretary – Joan Cowan Treasurer – TBC

Annual Prize Giving 2017

The 66th Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held at Hundith Hill Hotel, on Saturday 25th November and attended by over 70 members and guests. Flying Fifteen Championship Brackenrigg Cup Ian Campbell Lezli-Ann Pearson Anderson Trophy Neil Currie Rory Yardley

Rain, Rain Go Away

Heavy rainfall, and strong winds, are forecast for Wednesday 22 Nov. The lake has risen 300mm in the last 24 hours, so will no doubt rise to affect the lakeside berths. If your boat is still there consider getting it

Another Season Closes

Despite a small contingent vying for the opportunity to race to secure the first trophy for next year’s prize giving, there was no wind, and as it had not appeared after a short postponement, racing was cancelled bringing the season’s


Dave and Pauline Nicholson are being honoured with a prestigious award for their outstanding contributions as volunteers with Bassenthwaite Sailing Club and will receive the award from the President of the RYA, HRH The Princess Royal later this month. Dave

Sun Soaked Sunday

On Saturday evening we celebrated bonfire night with a large bonfire and great array of fireworks, complete with hot drinks and hot dogs. Sunday’s forecast was for some gusty winds, but it started off mirror-like and slowly filled in with

Annual Dinner Dance and Prize Giving

Strictly and X Factor are back on TV, the nights are drawing in, Christmas countdowns keep popping up on my Facebook, it must be time to start thinking about the Annual Dinner Dance! This years event will be held at

Bonfire Night Celebrations

This Saturday we will be holding our annual bonfire night celebrations. There is a saying warning you not to burn your boats. Well don’t worry Toggle will be be doing that for you (well only surplus abandoned boats!). Please bring