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Swallows and Amazons

You may recall that two, or was it three, years ago several junior members secured the opportunity to put their sailing skills to good use as extras in a remake of a film based on the classic children’s book Swallows

Sad News

It is with great sadness that we have learned that Herb Telford died peacefully on 29 November. We were pleased that he attended the annual prize giving on Saturday to receive the much deserved Consistency Trophy Herb has been a

67th AGM

The 67th Annual General Meeting held in the Clubhouse on Sunday 25th November 2018 Members agreed the following subscriptions for 2019 Ordinary – £185 increasing from 1st April to £205 Family – £90 increasing from 1st April to £100 Senior £130 increasing

Annual Dinner

2018 annual prize giving and dinner dance was held at the Crown Hotel, Wetheral and attended by 90 members and their guests. Commodore Robin Dawson gave a brief resume of the season before presenting the trophies. Vice Commodore Naomi Smith

Wonders Never Cease

The final racing day of the season started with a light south-easterly in glorious sunshine. The sunshine stayed all day, but the breeze didn’t! With seven boats racing, the Bates took to the water, for a change, and set a

Winter Series 3/4

After a lot of recent rain the lake has risen 250mm over the last couple of days. Fortunately the rain held off for Sunday’s racing, though the showers could be seen to the East of the lake. The OD agreed

Saturday Blues

On this occasion, it was wall to wall blue skies that we had the pleasure of enduring, albeit that they were accompanied by a chilly northern breeze. Eight boats took to the water in the freshening breeze. Dave/Lynn led the

Shadow of Sale

With the lake level down again, milder airs, and a gentle F2 it was good to get racing underway again after recent weekend weather conditions. Although there was initially two directions due to the wind coming round, or was it

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