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!”
The 69th Annual General Meeting was held online on Sunday 6th December 2020
Naomi opened the meeting by thanking everyone that had helped during her time as Commodore, and especially those that had helped manage the club during this exceptionally challenging season.… Read full article “69th AGM Sunday 6 December”
Perhaps jumping the gun with that headline, but that announcement may come later…
With the high winds, no competitors, OD, or rescue, the Starter had an early finish, and it brings the Autumn Saturday series, and Saturday sailing in general, to an end.… Read full article “Saturday Shutdown”
After a wet and windy morning, the forecast was for the wind to ease, and it did! (Not that AJ believed it would). Eight boats took to the water.
Dave/Lynn got the best flying start and were first to the windward mark.… Read full article “Saturday Surprise”
Not only are we at the end of British Summer Time, so clocks will go back by one hour on Sunday morning, but, with the current high winds, there is plenty of rain around, and it is forecast to continue well into next week with the likelihood that the lake will flood.… Read full article “That Time of Year!”
A cold ENE breeze blew throughout Saturday afternoon, accompanied by occasional lulls, and numerous swings in direction.
Shifts just before the start led to a starboard biased line (or was it just poorly set?!) and a premature starter who duly returned.… Read full article “Autumnal Chill”