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Check/Move Your Boat

As expected, the lake continued to rise overnight and the lower boat park is flooded. Is your boat safe? Does it need moved? With a mass of water, but lack of wind, those that were down were more interested in

Shattered Dreams

The enthusiasm of the handful of people that turned up to sail rapidly waned as the light conditions at 1pm were blown away by ever increasing winds, evident by a mass of white horses visible when looking down wind! Racing

Flying 15 Team Racing Cancelled

Due to the atrocious forecast for Saturday it has been decided to cancel this weekend’s F15 team racing. Club racing is still scheduled, but actual conditions will determine whether racing can proceed.

Unwanted American Visitor

After causing chaos in America, there’s another storm heading our way with gusts forecast to exceed 60mph over the next few days. Is your boat properly tied down? It may be a good time to check to avoid damage to

Another Sunny Saturday

October is here, the autumn is setting in, but with the sun shining again, there was a fleet of 15 boats across various fleets for the first races in the Autumn Saturday series.  Alex took the lead in his RS100,

September Sunshine

September is drawing to a close, and the temperature dipping, but the sun shone for an afternoon of medium winds to power the fleets around the course. With a couple of incidents before the start Nigel didn’t actually make it

A Bit of Tinkering

A brief wet spell on Saturday didn’t put off the Tinker fleet of 11 boats from having an early race before scheduled club racing. John Reekie’s son planned to sail his Oppie but perhaps needs a little more training on

Night Jar 17

Better than last week…but only marginally.  Eleven boats crossed the line and headed for A.  But it was painfully slow.  Val & Ken turned around and paddled back to the livestock as John’s Solo had taken an initial lead and

What Happened There?

While the rest of the country enjoyed more sunshine, the lake was cloud covered all afternoon, though there was no sign of showers that were evident just a matter of miles away. There was a promising southerly force 2 breeze

Night Jar 16

Bates ready at jetty and Safety ready to go.  But the wind was disappearing:  Can’t use 0.  Maybe 4-A-B?  But wind faded at A, then B.  Val waited until the last moment but raised N over A so “no racing

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