Category: Championship

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

What Happened There?

While the rest of the country enjoyed more sunshine, the lake was cloud covered all afternoon, though there was no sign of showers that were evident just a matter of miles away. There was a promising southerly force 2 breeze

August Bank Holiday

The long weekend of activities started on a showery Friday when there was a splash day for junior sailors to have organised fun messing around in boats. The rain showers had passed through by Friday evening, and the good weather

Championship Weekend Series

There may have been a few showers through the week, but the lake and grounds show little sign of benefitting from them, with the lake at its lowest for many years. There was no rain on Saturday, and the sun

Weekend Series

The lake was surprisingly calmer than forecast on Saturday, though started off a little drizzly, so there were a few takers for the start of the weekend series. The wind and gusts did pick up a little over the course

Just the Job

In contrast to last weekend’s sunny windy weather, Saturday was overcast with a lack of wind. There had been a good turnout for the morning training session, but fewer numbers for the afternoon race. Those that were there were keen

Whit Bank Holiday

Saturday was sunny, warm, but blustery and only a few hardy sailors were planning to sail (or was that swim in Alastair’s case?). However, within 15 mins of the start time the wind suddenly eased as it fought with itself

Royal Wedding Weekend

It wasn’t only the Windsor wedding that enjoyed wall to wall sunshine on Saturday. Though the wind was patchy over lunch, the sea breeze came in and built up throughout the afternoon. Mike/Kayla continued with their cover tacking over Ian/Lezli-Ann

Sunshine All The Way

Defying the forecast, Saturday had sunshine all the way to welcome over 40 visitors to the club and get them on the water as part of the RYA’s Push the Boat Out campaign. The wind was light but at least

May Bank Holiday

Who would believe a sunny bank holiday weekend? When the morning mist shifted on Saturday it revealed a warm sunny day.  The wind was forecast to be Southerly but it swung between northwest and southwest being light and with many

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