Category: Racing

A glorious winter style cold morning, with clear blue skies, but a lack of wind was not looking too promising for the day’s racing. The wind filled in enough for the committee boat to take to the water, but it …

Winter Trophy 3 & 4 Read More »

Now that November is here, it is Sunday only racing (isn’t it Mik?!) for the Winter Trophy. There was a cold light wind that picked up slightly over the course of the morning, and light rain to boot! Eight boats …

Winter Trophy Read More »

After a wet, night, and a calm morning, the wind freshened as the afternoon went on, and the sun shone, revealing a snow capped Skiddaw as the rain clouds disappeared. There was a fleet of 11 boats, some suffering mixed …

Autumn Series 7 & 8 Read More »

Due to various other commitments, numerous regulars are not available for the planned team racing on 26/27 October, so, due to low anticipated attendance, it has been decided to cancel this year’s event. Club racing will continue as planned.

A sunny but chilly Saturday had a fleet of 10 boats enjoying lighter than forecast winds. AJ was in a spin soon after the first start due to a port/starboard incident. He was spotted doing another turn later having hit …

Autumn Series 3 & 4 Read More »

The overnight rain eased through the morning, leaving a dry afternoon for the start of the final weekend series of the club championship season for which more than 20 boats took to the water. The wind was lighter than forecast, …

Championship Stakes Read More »

With the Indian summer continuing, there was clear blue skies, and a warm south easterly wind to greet sailors, the only problem being that instead of a gentle force 2, the Bass micro climate offered a force 6 with even …

GP Youth and Masters Championships & Flying 15 Open Read More »

With a large contingent of members at Southport for the annual 24 hour race, there was a limited number of takers for club racing, and one of those was a little reluctant due to the strength of the wind. However, …

Tinker Trophy Read More »

Some cooler autumnal airs, with blue skies as a backdrop, were the order of the day on Saturday. The winds proved to be variable in both strength, and direction, all afternoon. Despite getting caught on the Bates’ anchor warp just …

Saturday Sunshine Read More »

Saturday’s forecast was wet and blustery, and perhaps the reason for the limited number of takers for the two race Celebrity Glass Pursuit. As it turned out, there were some short, heavy, showers, but the wind was lighter than expected. …

The Chase is On! Read More »