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For a pleasant change there was a good wind forecast for the whole weekend, over which a club championship series is being held. The day started with some youth sail training. The wind freshened as the afternoon went on, and

Night Jar 13 – 18 July 19

It nearly didn’t happen!  Only Bass member Mark Hunt turned in for safety but Neil saved the day giving up his Laser sail to drive the Rib.  They successfully dealt with John capsizing his Solo on the way to the

Sad News

It is with sadness that we have learned of the death of John Dawson at the age of 98, father of rear commodore Robin. Many longer standing members will know of John who was an active member for many years,

Mirror Inland Championship 2019

As the fleet of 17 boats, in which it was great to have so many young sailors, prepared for the Mirror Inland Championship, the lake had numerous calm patches which the forecast didn’t instil confidence in many that they would

Night Jar 12 – 11 July 19

It was dry but chilly with a NW wind.  The OD set a different course of 1-0-B-4 and 20 boats took the start.  Mark’s RS100 was first down the beat and continued to extend its lead.  Val & Ken’s GP,

Shifty Saturday

The sunny Saturday started with some junior sail training in variable light airs. It was hoped that a sea breeze would be the saviour and fill in the various flat patches, and steady the swinging breeze. On setting the course

Night Jar 11 – 4 July 19

A drab, light westerly evening started serenely enough, But, when the Thursday evening Bates driver decided to launch the Rib it became highly entertaining as he ended up waist deep in the water! Luckily the combined skills of Ken, Keith,

NWJTT/ Topper NW Areas

Another sunny Saturday with a light SE breeze greeted a fleet of 50 boats with helm and crew under 19. As racing was about to get underway at 1200 hrs the light breeze faded and started to swing through 180

Night Jar 10 – 27 June 19

A cloudless and very warm day brought virtually all the Thursday regulars to the Club with the intention of cooling down out on the water.  But they found a brisk southerly with the wind rattling rigs.  Some opted to give

New Member

We are delighted to learn of the birth of Saskia Florence, first born daughter for Alex and Olivia, on 24 June. We send our best wishes and congratulations to mum and dad, grandma Caroline, and great grandma Beryl, not to