Category: Championship

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 …

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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, …

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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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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 …

Annual Dinner Read More »

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 …

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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 …

September Sunshine Read More »

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 …

What Happened There? Read More »

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 …

August Bank Holiday Read More »

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 …

Championship Weekend Series Read More »

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 …

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