Category: Racing

What Happened There?

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

August Bank Holiday

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

Where’s the Summer Gone?

The weekend after Bass Week typically has a dearth of sailors, so on Saturday the Lakeland triathlon was operated from the club with approx 350 competitors split over short and long courses. Grey, overcast weather was accompanied by winds that

Thursday Racing

For anyone not sailed out after a full programme of racing during Bass Week, you will be pleased to learn that the Night Jar series continues this Thursday, and Neil will be cooking the evening meal

Time for Change?

With a new weather front moving in, the long hot spell was blown away by high winds overnight. The blustery winds continued into Saturday, and brought in numerous showers, but with little enthusiasm for sailing apart from Ant and Jo,

Championship Weekend Series

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

Flying 15 & GP14 Open 2018

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

Fleet Challenge A

As the Summer sun continues, there was a better than expected WSW breeze for the weekend handicap series which enticed a dozen boats on to the water. Though the racing was scheduled to be a personal pursuit, for ease (and

Solo Open

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

Weekend Series

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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