An early morning dump of snow made the club grounds very picturesque, even the Bates looked different with a snow cap!
The wind that was apparent at Ouse bridge retreated, and with only two reluctant participants the OD cancelled racing for the day bringing the racing season to a close.… Read full article “It’s All Over”
Just in case you missed the odd email recently, the 69th prize giving dinner dance was held last night at the Crown Hotel in Wetheral. Covid concerns did result in a lower than normal attendance, but was thoroughly enjoyed by the 56 people that made it.… Read full article “Annual Dinner”
Despite a forecast of F2 gusting F5-6, the lake was calm and misty when the first few sailors arrived. Though slow to fill in, ten boats prepared by first of all removing ice from their covers and boats!
Heavy rain during the week led to the highest lake levels for a good while, and, with more rain forecast to maintain the high water level, racing has been cancelled for the weekend, so the Autumn series are concluded with honours going to Val/Ken for the Saturday series, and AJ/Sue for the Sunday series.… Read full article “British Summer Time Ends”
The final weekend series for the club championship failed to get any enthusiasm from the various sailors that turned up. The wind gusts were not as strong as forecast, and there were no white horses to worry about, but there were no takers so racing was cancelled for the day.… Read full article “Championship Weekend Series”
After a couple of clear nights, the air temperature dropped significantly despite a southerly breeze. Fortunately the rain held off throughout the day.
The morning cadet training session had a couple of capsizes as the wind funnelled through the narrows at Scarness, and there was an unusually large wind shadow from Sale Fell in Dubwath bay area which the OD tried to avoid for afternoon racing.… Read full article “Autumn Sets In”