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Final Championship Weekend Series

Saturday’s Serving. The Commodore’s Coms had reminded members to compete but the turn out was less than hoped for.  No sign of a GP, just one FF, and just the Handicap Fleets to keep the activity level buoyant. Yes, it

Storm Ali

Today’s strong winds blew a number of boats at the Club off their trailers. A small group of members have kindly uprighted and repositioned them, but it may be worth checking your own boats if you get the chance.

Sad News

Very sadly one of our past members passed away at the weekend. Many of us have very fond memories of John, Lillian and their children both on and off the water. The family have sent the following message. “It is

Paul Carruthers Memorial Trophy 16th September

A bit of a difference from yesterday.  There were only nine starters,  mainly due to the forecast of heavier winds.  Yes, the gusts were stronger and more challenging. Especially in the morning race where Ethan’s 100 and Neil, sailing a

Bart’s Bash 2018 – What a turnout!

Bass – Bart’s Bash : 15 September 18 A Bit of Bashing Not physically, but had to match the heading that William composed last week! The Bash had more competitors than a normal club race but, with many of the

A Bit of Tinkering

A brief wet spell on Saturday didn’t put off the Tinker fleet of 11 boats from having an early race before scheduled club racing. John Reekie’s son planned to sail his Oppie but perhaps needs a little more training on

Night Jar 17

Better than last week…but only marginally.  Eleven boats crossed the line and headed for A.  But it was painfully slow.  Val & Ken turned around and paddled back to the livestock as John’s Solo had taken an initial lead and

Night Jar 16

Bates ready at jetty and Safety ready to go.  But the wind was disappearing:  Can’t use 0.  Maybe 4-A-B?  But wind faded at A, then B.  Val waited until the last moment but raised N over A so “no racing

Night Jar 15

As it was the start of the Holiday Weekend 20 boats turned out for this round of the Night Jar.  The course was 0-1-4-B which gave a fair length beat and two kite legs although the wind was doing strange

Night Jar 14

Although it was blowy in coastal and North Cumbria area, Bass’ micro-climate came up with ideal conditions. Only 7 boats started, probably due to the forecast and Bassweek exhaustion. The figure of eight course 0-9-1-A gave three spinnaker legs.  But

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