As the end of the year approaches, the last party of the season, and probably most well attended(!) took place in the clubhouse last weekend – The Christmas Party! – there was a buffet, plenty of games, some dancing and then someone noticed Santa!… Read full article “Christmas Spirit”
Find out what you may not have known about long standing club member Ian Macpherson from a recent local newspaper article WHATEVER FLOATS HIS BOAT
Have we had some members mis-behaving? Is it to do with getting out those Christmas baubles and keeping them out of reach of the family pet?
No, it’s related to another addition to the Preston / Kirkpatrick family! ‘Barley Wine‘ has been carefully looked after by hanging high in a tree to dry out whilst waiting for a new owner to give it love & attention.… Read full article “Hang ‘Em High”
Just as well the sailing season’s over. As you can see from the webcam, the weather has not been too inviting. There’s snow on the top of Skiddaw, and the few boats left by the lake are at risk of floating away if the lake continues to rise!Oh… Read full article “Winter’s Here!”
Oh yes, it had to happen. Another birthday for Kayla. I know you should never reveal a lady’s age, so I’ll make an exception this time and won’t! However, the clue might be in her email address kayla1967.So many congratulations, on this special day – We hope she finds enough puff to blow out all 40 candles (oops).… Read full article “Birthday Girl”
Unfortunately, today was boatman Josh’s last day at the club before he goes and gets a proper job with the big boys! He’s been with us a couple of years, and he’ll be missed by one and all.
The winds were somewhat more moderate for the final race of the season. There were 10 takers, although the competition was only between the Commodore and Barry Lancaster. Steve and Ruth had to get 4th or better to beat Barry, but the handicap system jumbled up all the names, and spit out the winners in a random like order!… Read full article “It’s All Over”
How many lakes in the Lake District? Find out if the BBC Two QI panel know with this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo/noise/?programme=qi (select Ep10 – Alan Davies)
Yes Toggle has reached one of those key milestones in life. Three score year and ten I hear you ask – No. The first half century – surprisingly no! It had to be the big 40 – many congratulations. At that age can he stand the pace of Nick Smith’s wild stag party?… Read full article “Birthday Boy”