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Happy New Year!

We hope you have all enjoyed your Christmas and New Year celebrations and are looking forward to the 2017 season. In addition to various working parties to prepare the clubhouse and grounds, there are a couple of socials to enjoy

Sailing Away

Izzie and Harry arriving for a voyage on training ship James Cook. Proud mum received some communication ‘having great time, don’t text me!…’ Day 2 Harry and Izzie are now in Campletown having left Whitehaven last night. This is not

GP14 Worlds

Well done and congratulations to Bass members that attended the GP Worlds in Strangford Lough 14th – Dave/Lynn Lawson 16th – Adam Parry/Phil Hodgkins 36th – Paul Bowmer/Mike Fairlamb 51st – John Riley/Nigel Lewis 67th – Val/Ken Bell

Sultry Summer Sailing

Tog is pleased with the new grass (though it doesn’t stop growing). He just needs a tent now… Weather wise the sunny conditions continued and the southerly breeze freshened unexpectedly over lunchtime but AJ was worried it would disappear before

Glorious Evening for a Sail

A superb turnout of 25 participants in the Ladies, Seniors, Juniors and Crews race were met with wall to wall sunshine and a true South Westerly force 3 wind. The OD, Jonathan Anson, decided there was no need to move

WLYC 24hr Race

Better known as Southport 24 hr race, it is a fantastic event that Bassenthwaite sailors have a long history of participation, twice winning and numerous top ten positions. For those that don’t know the format, teams sailing either GPs, Enterprises,

Bass Week Children’s Activities

I am doing a crafty children’s activity for one morning during Bass Week and I need lots of scraps of fabric to cut up. Please check out your wardrobes to see if you have any old shirts, blouses, tea shirts,

Night Jar 9

Val had belatedly realised that she had double booked OD duty and preparing the meal. So she sent her crew to do the easy work on the Bates while she perspired in the Galley! It was, again, a fine and

Night Jar Double for the Hardies

Mik Chappell is on his holidays in Scotland and the nominated OD, John Crosbie, is somewhere in mid Atlantic so Andy Sugden stepped in as OD and did an excellent job. He was assisted by Mike Hunter and Neil Garrison

Night Jar 7

Most competitors agreed that this was the best NJ round to date. There was sunshine, a constant f4 wind and a superb course which made the most of it. The beat was 4-0 followed by four kite legs 0-9-1-3-4. There