Category: Opens

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.

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 »

As the fleet of 17 boats, in which it was great to have so many young sailors, prepared for the Mirror Inland Championship, the lake had numerous calm patches which the forecast didn’t instil confidence in many that they would …

Mirror Inland Championship 2019 Read More »

Another sunny Saturday with a light SE breeze greeted a fleet of 50 boats with helm and crew under 19. As racing was about to get underway at 1200 hrs the light breeze faded and started to swing through 180 …

NWJTT/ Topper NW Areas Read More »

The longer term forecast for this one day open was wet and windy which put off several competitors. However, our Bass micro climate defied the forecast in terms of wind strength at least which, generally, was a pleasant force 2-3. …

Laser/Solo/Streaker Open Read More »

With Easter being late this year, GNAC is being held early, for which there was a fleet of 27 boats. Although the sun was shining, the cooler than usual, and stronger than forecast SE breeze put a few competitors off …

Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2019 Read More »

Although our season has not yet started, preparations for our first open meeting are all in hand. This year’s GNAC is being held on 13/14 April, eight windward leeward races scheduled, and entries are now open at via WebCollect Early …

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A sun soaked Saturday, together with force 2-3 SW breeze, gave champagne sailing conditions for two fleets of boats. The 18 strong fleet of F15s were a bit too eager to start and caused a general recall in their first …

Flying 15 & GP14 Open 2018 Read More »

Sunday benefitted from wall to wall sunshine with a light, but freshening, wind from the southwest though there were some regular major shifts from the northwest. The shifts did cause some calm patches but the fleet of 11 boats kept …

Solo Open Read More »

Three fleets totalling 42 boats took to the water for an afternoon of sun and shifting winds. With light winds forecast from the east, there was a bit of hope that a sea breeze from the south west was starting …

Topper, NWJTT and Mirror Open Read More »