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The forecast said Gusting 40.  It wasn’t that extreme but heavy nevertheless.  The OD said there would be a race if members wanted one but the trouble was that people could not make up their minds! Except a couple of …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

Ladies, Crews, Junior and Seniors Race Read More »

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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 12 – 11 July 19 Read More »

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, …

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