High wind and rain resulted in the cadet training being cancelled on Saturday. However, it didn’t put off Scumper and Zefer from blowing the cobwebs off their RS400 and getting it ready for a sail, ever confident that the forecast of easing winds would come to fruition.… Read full article “Celebrity Glass Pursuit”
The weekend started off with a gloriously sunny, but cold, day and a light, variable wind. There was another excellent turnout of cadets and juniors for the morning training, many of which gave the afternoon racing a go too.
The light NE wind looked promising for racing, but it faded, delaying the start, then came back in from the east, swinging quickly to the SE though the start sequence.… Read full article “May Bank Holiday”
The sunny weather continues, with light winds for another busy juniors and cadet training session. The light winds were forecast to continue but, unexpectedly, the wind freshened from the NE and held throughout the afternoon racing.
As ever, the wind swung back and forth, but overall the strength held giving rise to various capsizes, and some great planing conditions at times.… Read full article “April Sunshine”
After a wonderfully sunny day there seemed little chance of a decent wind for the 3rd race in the Night Jar series. Surprisingly competitors were greeted by a light but relatively steady Westerly.
In anticipation of the wind dying, which it did, the Race Officers set a short triangular course of 0, 9, B.… Read full article “Night Jar 3”
A sunny windless morning didn’t impede the enthusiasm of the cadets and juniors for another training session. Some light airs did fill in to let them have some fun on the water.
By the time club racing began, the wind had filled in fully from the west.… Read full article “The Best Laid Plans”
Another bustling Saturday morning for the cadets and juniors, with sufficient breeze to get them all on the water.
The northerly breeze was cold, but the sunshine helped temper the conditions (when it wasn’t hiding behind the odd cloud!). The fleet of 26 boats had to contend with a light breeze which swung, and eased from time to time, causing the fleet to spread out, and prolong the first race.… Read full article “Shiver Me….”
Easter Saturday, sunshine, and the first day of club racing provided a perfect combination to get more than 20 boats racing.
The morning started with 21 boats out for a junior cadet training session in some light winds.
The wind remained light for the afternoon racing, and it was variable in strength, and shifty to boot, so racing was confined to the NW corner of the lake to try and stay in the wind.… Read full article “Just Like Old Times”
If the Government’s roadmap continues as planned, you could be back on the water by the end of the month, although racing is not scheduled to start until Easter Saturday 3 April. The sailing programme is available on this website, and everyone allocated with OD, or rescue, duties should have received notifications within the last few days.… Read full article “Final Countdown”
Very best wishes for 2021, and hopefully a return to a full and enjoyable racing season
… Read full article “Happy New Year!”