Category: Racing

Saturday’s forecast was wet and blustery, and perhaps the reason for the limited number of takers for the two race Celebrity Glass Pursuit. As it turned out, there were some short, heavy, showers, but the wind was lighter than expected. …

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Fflatus Builder Rowsell and Morrison built in 1988 Wood/ G.R.P. It has two masts A set of good quality racing sails including a spinnaker A further set of sails with spinnaker which are also top notch Another set of sails …

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Blue skies, southerly wind, temperature in the mid 20s – champagne sailing conditions no less, surely it can’t really be a bank holiday? The junior were having more fun on the water with relay races, and Pirate netball (not sure …

August Bank Holiday Read More »

After the sweltering temperatures earlier in the week, nature decided it was time to water the gardens with persistent rain/drizzle, and Bass was no exception. With a lack of wind, the lake looked grey, idyllic, but not particularly suitable racing …

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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 …

Wind! Read More »

It nearly didn’t happen!  Only Bass member Mark Hunt turned in for safety but Neil saved the day giving up his Laser sail to drive the Rib.  They successfully dealt with John capsizing his Solo on the way to the …

Night Jar 13 – 18 July 19 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 »

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 …

Shifty Saturday 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 »

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 Has Arrived Read More »