21st – 27th July 2024 (racing 22nd
– 26th July)
Bassenthwaite Sailing Club are delighted to welcome the NSSA National Youth Regatta back to the lake district.
Planning is well underway for the event and entries have now opened. Please enter via the club website and Webcollect.… Read full article “NSSA National Youth Regatta 2024”
With Saturday’s spring like weather seemingly a flash in the plan, the foggy start on Sunday didn’t put off a couple of dozen members and their dogs from walking around Sale Fell and back to the club for pie and peas!… Read full article “Winter walk”
Happy sailing in 2024
It is with sadness that we have learnt of the passing of Joe Hardon earlier today.
Joe was a member for many years sailing in GPs and F15s. He was on council and spent many Wednesday afternoons mowing the grounds.
Our thoughts are with his wife Lilian, and their family at this sad time.… Read full article “Sad News”
Despite there being no white frost, several competitors still had to clear ice that had accumulated in their boat covers. Although Banter had submitted to the conditions and was wearing long trousers, both his crew Oscar, and Neil’s crew Archie, turned up in shorts!… Read full article “Winter Series Concludes”
A damp and drizzly morning greeted our usual suspects. But there was wind and plenty of enthusiasm amongst the sailors…. This was despite the OD, Alan’s attempts to dissuade the takers ????.
The rain eased, and the wind was a steady 2 occasional 3.… Read full article “Winter Series”
Snow on Skiddaw is always a wonderful sight, but not necessarily an excuse to be sailing! Despite it being cold and quite windy, the Campbells, the MacGregors, and Neil rigged up. Neil G thought better of it before launch after bringing in the Bates… Wisely!… Read full article “Winter Blues”
On Saturday evening the annual bonfire celebrations were held together with a great display of fireworks.
Sunday started with several eager sailors but mirror like conditions on the lake. With the wind typically filling in by 1130hrs it wasn’t looking promising that there would be any racing, but just five minutes later a light breeze appeared from the forecast WSW direction.… Read full article “Winter rolls in”
The end of October brings the Autumn Saturday and Sunday series to an end, as well as the end of British Summer Time resulting in the clocks going back an hour on Saturday night.
Unusually there was a SE breeze on Saturday that had a chill to it, but sufficient to have sailors sitting out.… Read full article “End of Summer Time”