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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Ladies, Crews, Juniors and Seniors Race

It was Ladies, Crews, Juniors and Over 60s Race  this week.  Used to be just the Lady Helms’ Race but we ran short of them!  Rhonwen would remember that? – She was back on Bass Lake for her first race

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Another great sailing evening with a constant westerly breeze and yet more warm conditions. Katia / Andy returned with a repaired and now grey painted Mirror following the contretemps a fortnight ago.  18 boats crossed the line for a 0-1-B-A

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Only twelve starters tonight despite the ongoing great weather.  With marks out of place the OD chose a long course 0-1-5 with 1 being a gybe mark.  The Bates was stationed half way up the long beat near A. Rory

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Seventeen boats took the start on a superb evening with a constant wind blowing off the Club grounds.  And an eventful start it was too!  In a rush to start on time – well nearly – the Bates crew had