Category: Racing

Annual Dinner

2018 annual prize giving and dinner dance was held at the Crown Hotel, Wetheral and attended by 90 members and their guests. Commodore Robin Dawson gave a brief resume of the season before presenting the trophies. Vice Commodore Naomi Smith

Wonders Never Cease

The final racing day of the season started with a light south-easterly in glorious sunshine. The sunshine stayed all day, but the breeze didn’t! With seven boats racing, the Bates took to the water, for a change, and set a

Winter Series 3/4

After a lot of recent rain the lake has risen 250mm over the last couple of days. Fortunately the rain held off for Sunday’s racing, though the showers could be seen to the East of the lake. The OD agreed

Annual Prize Giving

So we can prepare for our Annual Prize Giving Dinner Dance, please can last year’s prizewinners return all club racing trophies to the Committee Room by Friday November 16 at the latest. Flying Fifteen Club Championship Brackenrigg Cup (1st) Mike

Winter Series Begins

Following the rain and gales on Saturday, the weather on Sunday was mild with a gentle southwesterly breeze. However, only 7 hardy competitors arrived to contest the first race of the November Winter Series. Racing was complicated somewhat by the

Saturday Blues

On this occasion, it was wall to wall blue skies that we had the pleasure of enduring, albeit that they were accompanied by a chilly northern breeze. Eight boats took to the water in the freshening breeze. Dave/Lynn led the

Shadow of Sale

With the lake level down again, milder airs, and a gentle F2 it was good to get racing underway again after recent weekend weather conditions. Although there was initially two directions due to the wind coming round, or was it

Another Sunny Saturday

October is here, the autumn is setting in, but with the sun shining again, there was a fleet of 15 boats across various fleets for the first races in the Autumn Saturday series.  Alex took the lead in his RS100,

September Sunshine

September is drawing to a close, and the temperature dipping, but the sun shone for an afternoon of medium winds to power the fleets around the course. With a couple of incidents before the start Nigel didn’t actually make it

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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