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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

Annual Prize Giving

So we can prepare for our Annual Prize Giving Dinner Dance, please can last year’s prizewinners return all club racing trophies to the Committee Room by Friday November 16 at the latest. Flying Fifteen Club Championship Brackenrigg Cup (1st) Mike

Bonfire & Fireworks Saturday 10th November

The Club will be hosting our postponed Bonfire Night on Saturday 10th November. Please come along for 6pm, and remember to bring a large firework! Snacks & hot drinks will be available, and of course, the bar will be open.

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

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