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August Bank Holiday

The long weekend of activities started on a showery Friday when there was a splash day for junior sailors to have organised fun messing around in boats. The rain showers had passed through by Friday evening, and the good weather

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As it was the start of the Holiday Weekend 20 boats turned out for this round of the Night Jar.  The course was 0-1-4-B which gave a fair length beat and two kite legs although the wind was doing strange

Where’s the Summer Gone?

The weekend after Bass Week typically has a dearth of sailors, so on Saturday the Lakeland triathlon was operated from the club with approx 350 competitors split over short and long courses. Grey, overcast weather was accompanied by winds that

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Although it was blowy in coastal and North Cumbria area, Bass’ micro-climate came up with ideal conditions. Only 7 boats started, probably due to the forecast and Bassweek exhaustion. The figure of eight course 0-9-1-A gave three spinnaker legs.  But

Thursday Racing

For anyone not sailed out after a full programme of racing during Bass Week, you will be pleased to learn that the Night Jar series continues this Thursday, and Neil will be cooking the evening meal

The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week

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Time for Change?

With a new weather front moving in, the long hot spell was blown away by high winds overnight. The blustery winds continued into Saturday, and brought in numerous showers, but with little enthusiasm for sailing apart from Ant and Jo,

Ladies, Crews, Juniors and Seniors Race

It was Ladies, Crews, Juniors and Over 60s Race  this week.  Used to be just the Lady Helms’ Race but we ran short of them!  Rhonwen would remember that? – She was back on Bass Lake for her first race

Championship Weekend Series

There may have been a few showers through the week, but the lake and grounds show little sign of benefitting from them, with the lake at its lowest for many years. There was no rain on Saturday, and the sun

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Another great sailing evening with a constant westerly breeze and yet more warm conditions. Katia / Andy returned with a repaired and now grey painted Mirror following the contretemps a fortnight ago.  18 boats crossed the line for a 0-1-B-A

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