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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 …

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Wishing members and visitors, old and new, a very happy New Year and best wishes for the 2020 sailing season!

Following the annual prize giving dinner dance at The Castle Inn, here are the various winners with their prizes. Photos courtesy of Stephen Kirkpatrick

The 68th Annual General Meeting held in the Clubhouse on Sunday 1st December 2019 Members agreed the following subscriptions for 2020 Ordinary – £188 increasing from 1st April to £208 Family – £91 increasing from 1st April to £102 Senior £132 increasing from 1st April to £147 Junior …

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Saturday was wet and windless, though a light breeze did fill in, there was no enthusiasm to race, so racing was cancelled for the day. Sunday morning’s attendees all reported wind at Bothel, Keswick, Cockermouth, but there was little sign …

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It is with great sadness that we have learned that Ian MacPherson died peacefully this morning (17 October) after a long illness. Ian has been a long standing member of the club having sailed in the Laser and F15 fleets. …

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A fair number of potential competitors turned up at the Club with the intention of racing but rapidly changed their minds when they saw what foul winds Bass’ micro-climate had delivered. These included Ian & Tim, Paul & Vicky and …

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A reasonably calm evening with a Westerly wind.  Jenny chose 9-8-A and 12 boats lined up for the start. It had to happen in the final outing and we had an individual recall as Nigel & Glenys were ocs. Mark’s …

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Yet another No Show.  Again wild south westerly gusts were to blame. A few turned up but no one wanted to launch.  The OD didn’t even bother to hoist flags – just told all it was off!

Fantastic day today at the club. As a prelude to the long bank holiday weekend, 16 young sailors took part in Race Training with Curtis Mearns from the RYA. A further 16 youngsters enjoyed “Sail and Splash” with fun and …

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