While the country has been in lockdown, the sailors have been keeping their hand in with some friendly e competition. Not wishing to leave out the cadets, they have been racing at 6pm for the last three evenings, while their elders have been racing at 8pm.… Read full article “Easter Weekend”
It is with sadness that we have learnt that long standing member Capt. Ian King died yesterday, 9th April. Though not a racer, he would regularly be seen sailing in his Heron with Daphne Beck. Others may remember the pair litter picking during Bass Week for many years.… Read full article “Sad News”
We intend to join the herd (no mention of immunity!) and join sailing clubs up and down the country who are moving to virtual racing on the popular platform, https://www.virtualregatta.com/en/inshore-game/
The plan is to run a test race on Thursday evening starting at 8pm (kids hopefully tucked up in bed), and then over the bank holiday weekend run a 12 race series with 4 races on Sat/Sun/Mon also starting at 8pm (9 to count).… Read full article “Virtual Regatta 2020”
Due to the current situation the club council have taken the difficult decision to cancel all club events, racing, training and activities until 30/04/20. A further decision will be made then based on the situation and guidance.
PLEASE NOTE: The club grounds are out of bounds.… Read full article “Covid-19”
It is with sadness that we have learned of the recent death of founder member Val Rickerby. Val’s husband Ieuan Banner Mendus was instrumental in the creation of the club.
Following Ieuan’s death whilst racing on the lake with Val crewing, she continued her sailing, winning the club championship on at least two occasions.… Read full article “Sad News”
Despite the wet and wild weather over the past few weeks, the rain stopped for the club winter walk this weekend. A few animals spotted on the way, and a couple of arrows dodged walking through Wythop woods.
All rounded off by a wonderful fish and chip lunch at the clubhouse
… Read full article “Late Winter Walk”
With the sailing programme for the 2020 season finalised, duties have been uploaded to Dutyman, and members notified.
Please check duties that you may have been allocated for your current known availability. If you know that you won’t be available on an allocated date, please use Dutyman to find a suitable swap sooner rather later as it should be so much easier with plenty of notice!… Read full article “Dutyman Roster”
This year’s guided winter walk will be a 3 mile circular route from Beck Wythop Car park. Participants need to be ready to set off from the car park at 11.00am.
Mik is seeking contributions to the 2020 edition of Foxy Tales.
You are welcome to write about anything likely to be of interest to the membership; reflections on sailing last year or further in the past, your plans for the coming season, thoughts on how the Club is progressing and, perhaps, what new initiatives you would like to see?… Read full article “Foxy Tales”