Category: Championship

Wind!

For a pleasant change there was a good wind forecast for the whole weekend, over which a club championship series is being held. The day started with some youth sail training. The wind freshened as the afternoon went on, and

Shifty Saturday

The sunny Saturday started with some junior sail training in variable light airs. It was hoped that a sea breeze would be the saviour and fill in the various flat patches, and steady the swinging breeze. On setting the course

Summer Has Arrived

As the nights draw in after the summer solstice, the high pressure left us with clear skies and light variable winds. The wind did regularly swing from N through to WNW, but the beats remained. Rounding 0 was a challenge

Summer Around the Corner

With less than a week until the longest day, it shouldn’t be too surprising that the temperature has improved and the sun is shining. Add a good force 4 from the SW and you have near perfect conditions for Saturday

Sunday Sunshine

After a miserably wet Saturday, the clouds parted for some Sunday sunshine, and force 3 from the SW. A failure to closely watch the flags had only Paul Gannon on the handicap fleet start line, with other stragglers some minutes

Whit Bank Holiday 2019

The weekend started with this year’s Push the Boat Out open day which was well attended by approx 100 visitors, and gave many of them the opportunity to take to the water in the best of the day’s weather. There

Sunshine All The Way

Wall to wall sunshine, and a stronger than expected NW wind, made for good sailing conditions on Saturday. As last week, the wind was regularly swinging to keep helms on their toes. Frustratingly, just as the start sequence got underway,

May Day Bank Holiday

Saturday started off with some sail training for the juniors before racing got underway for the Paul Carruthers Memorial Trophy, a handicap series for all fleets, and the start of the three day Catapult Open for which there are eight

Easter Bank Holiday

The long bank holiday break started on Friday and focussed on getting plenty of kids on the water on both Friday and Saturday, especially as there was plenty of sunshine with light winds. Despite mixed winds earlier in the day,

Spring into Action

Sun and a cool northerly breeze kept a fleet of 16 boats sailing for the first two races in the Barf Trophy and Spring Cup long series. At the front of the fleet, Alex/Caroline in an RS400 and Steve/Ruth in

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