Category: Opens

Flying 15 Team Racing

With little wind during the morning, it seemed promising for some good sailing conditions for the 17 strong fleet of Flying 15s when the wind filled in from the south, despite the forecast being from the north east. With mark

Flying 15 GP Open

A long term forecast of gusting winds and rain improved, for Saturday at least, providing a window that tempted a good fleet of sailors to make last minute entries for the GP14 and F15 opens, part of the Waples Wine Northern

F15 Scottish Championship at Kippford

Three boats from Bassenthwaite competed at the FF Scottish Nationals at Kippford over the weekend.  The first day was good sailing after being towed out from the estuary sailors were surprised to find a force 4/5 wind making good exciting

May Day Bank Holiday 2016

There’s a busy weekend ahead as, in addition to club racing, we are holding the RS Tera Northerns and a Catapult open. Busy is an understatement – a fleet of 35 Teras sailed two races, then club racing took place including

Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2016

We are pleased to be hosting this year’s GNAC. Good winds were forecast, good competition, good food, and lots of special birthday celebrations to enjoy! Despite the good forecast, the winds at lake level were variable to say the least,

Flying Fifteen Team Racing 17th & 18th October 2015

A fleet of 18 Flying Fifteen Sailors are taking part in the annual team racing for the Viking trophy. To minimise the risk of protests, one Bass team comprised Mike Moore, Simon Longstaff and Neil Currie – perhaps they will

Flying Fifteen and GP14 Open Meeting

The Flying Fifteen Open, part of the Waples Wine travellers series, and the GP Open, part of the Northern Bell, are taking place this weekend. The first race on Saturday was scheduled for 1300hrs but blustery winds were forecast to

North West Junior Travellers Trophy

Bassenthwaite Sailing Club are hosting a round of the RYA North West Junior Travellers Trophy today. An overcast morning brightened, and the wind strengthened, as the day went on. There were plenty of shifts to challenge the competitors, some capsizes,

Topper NW Areas & Laser Open

While other parts of the country were hiding from torrential rain showers, 41 entries in this weekend’s open meeting were praying for some wind, on an overcast Saturday afternoon. Racing did get underway a little late though the winds were

Topper NW Areas and Laser Open

Online entries for Topper NW Areas on 13/14 June and Laser Open on 13 June can be made at To obtain £5 discount on either event, entries must be made no later than 6th June.