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Stormy Sunday

A number of crews turned up at the Club hoping that Bass’s winds would be less extreme than around their homes.  But conditions on the Lake were still marginal for racing.  The Sailing Secretary who was the OD consulted all

Night Jar 14

It was probably due to crews wanting to escape from Jon’s boat-moving work party but we got twelve enthusiastic entrants for Night Jar 14. And two were over enthusiastic going OCS and being recalled! Mind you, that didn’t stop them

Bass Week

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Ladies, Crews, Junior and Seniors Race

With a black sky and thunder & lightning there was doubt as to whether the race would be held.  But the storm missed Bass and twelve boats lined up for the start. Sue & Alan picked up the port bias

Sad News

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Eddie Ramsden on 23 July. Eddie and his wife have been regular visitors to the club over many years, and more recently became members. He was heavily

Sad News

It is with sadness that we have learned of the death of John Dawson at the age of 98, father of rear commodore Robin. Many longer standing members will know of John who was an active member for many years,

Mirror Inland Championship 2019

As the fleet of 17 boats, in which it was great to have so many young sailors, prepared for the Mirror Inland Championship, the lake had numerous calm patches which the forecast didn’t instil confidence in many that they would

Night Jar 12 – 11 July 19

It was dry but chilly with a NW wind.  The OD set a different course of 1-0-B-4 and 20 boats took the start.  Mark’s RS100 was first down the beat and continued to extend its lead.  Val & Ken’s GP,

Night Jar 11 – 4 July 19

A drab, light westerly evening started serenely enough, But, when the Thursday evening Bates driver decided to launch the Rib it became highly entertaining as he ended up waist deep in the water! Luckily the combined skills of Ken, Keith,

Night Jar 10 – 27 June 19

A cloudless and very warm day brought virtually all the Thursday regulars to the Club with the intention of cooling down out on the water.  But they found a brisk southerly with the wind rattling rigs.  Some opted to give