It is with great sadness that we learn of the death earlier today of Barbara Darling.
Born in Corbridge in 1937, Barbara spent her early childhood in North Yorkshire and Northumberland and obtained a scholarship for a Stockton girls’ school before going to Alnwick Teacher Training College to become a secondary school maths teacher.… Read full article “Sad News”
Following the latest government proposals to ease lockdown, reluctantly, the club council have decided it will not be possible to maintain appropriate social distancing to run our beloved Bass Week this year even if current restrictions on the use of changing facilities are lifted later in July.… Read full article “Bass Week 2020”
Will Thursday evenings ever be the same? There has been much activity on the esailing front, with 40 races being sailed in total. Ethan continued his mastery of the sometimes temperamental software to win ahead of Alex, and Dave Exley, in a series with 32 competitors.… Read full article “Virtual Night Jar”
Eric Twiname was born in Workington, Cumberland, in 1942. At the age of nine he learned to sail in Cadets on Bassenthwaite Lake, then graduated to GP14s when he developed a keen interest in the theory of sailing.… Read full article “Eric Twiname”
How It All Began
In 1951 two brothers, solicitors in a Workington practice, their wives and families, spent a seaside holiday on the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales.… Read full article “How It All Began”
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”