Month: June 2017

Midsummer’s Day

An early start for the youth team racing at the Southport Junior 12 Hour race being managed by principal trainer Alex in an Enterprise that is holding together with some shackles and a bit of ‘bodging’ for a snapped shackle.

Ullock Mug Weekend Series

The glorious weather has returned to offer what must have been the best sailing day of the season so far, with blue skies and 20C SW winds. 18 boats raced in shifty (nothing new there), and sometimes gusty conditions. The

Rescue help required 

Due to other commitments we only have one paid rescue crew available this weekend (17/18 June) so we are looking for two extra volunteers if we are to do any racing this weekend  If you can help please email us

Votes of Thanks

Despite the weather bringing the racing to an abrupt halt, we had a successful, if somewhat busy, weekend that was appreciated by the competitors and their fleet co-ordinators. Many thanks to you and all of your team for your hard

Bass Week in the Azores

In celebration of his birthday (we think), Jon treated a crowd in the Azores to some Bass Week style partying. If they want to join us they’ll need to book tonight for the biggest discounts!  

Tera Northerns, NWJTT, Topper and Mirror Open 2017

With 65 boats in six fleets over racing over two courses, plenty of wind from the SE, and some rain to boot, it was certain to be a busy weekend. Fortunately the morning rain had stopped, and the wind eased,

Sunny Saturday

A sunny afternoon with good winds had 15 boats on the water across three fleets, and they all had clean starts. There were a few boats that capsized and subsequently retired, though others soldiered on and will no doubt sleep

Night Jar 6

The wind was stronger than on previous Thursdays and southerly which meant it was blowing around Sale Fell. At least the rain was patchy and light. The course was 9-A-1-3 giving two runs with a tight reach in between. There

Friends of Dubwath Silver Meadows AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for The Friends of Dubwath Silver Meadows has been arranged for Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 7.00 pm at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club. Tea/coffee and cake will be available Everyone welcome