FF Open

Is this pic of Bridget flattering enough?Stormy conditions on Saturday afternoon proved to be too much for champions Steve Goacher and Phil Evans to contemplate, so they sat back and watched the rest of the fleet battle around the course. With the wind coming down the lake, the waves had plenty of chance to build up and wash down several spinnaker chutes!… Read full article “FF Open”

Waiting for wind

The weekend’s sailing at the club saw the conclusion of the first set of long series, but the damp forecast and lack of wind was enough to cause several would be sailors to find something else to do. Dave and Lynn Lawson secured the Spring Cup with two firsts, Hugh and Rhonwen did give them a challenge but managed to inexplicably tip their boat in and go for a swim.… Read full article “Waiting for wind”

Tinkering About

At the end of the Whitsun break, and with all the glorious weather, a lot of sailors were obviously tinkering about at somewhere other than the club!

Those that did sail enjoyed some good racing. Toggle Cowan took to the helm for a change, sailing the first race with his wife Joan, and then the final race under the watchful eye of Robin Dawson – If only Toggle had listened to his helm he wouldn’t have been at the centre of so much ribbing – Toggle became a master at close rounding of marks, so much so that he is now the proud co-owner of a multi coloured boat!… Read full article “Tinkering About”