The Eric Twiname Memorial Trust

Following a recent approach, the Sailing Club Council have proudly agreed that in future years, one of the pennant races sailed each season will be used as an opportunity to raise funds on behalf of the Eric Twiname Memorial Trust. Many members may recall Eric, son of founder member Alec Twiname, was once a member of the sailing club and is arguably our most famous member in sailing circles.… Read full article “The Eric Twiname Memorial Trust”

What a difference a day makes!

A bit of wind (well a lot!) topped up with rain was enough to put off all helms other than Jim Christie on Saturday. However, stand in OD Robbie D made an early call to cancel racing for the day.

Sunday has started with a glorious morning, and the wind started to fill in, with the hope that it would continue to do so up to the forecast 10mph

The wind did fill in a little more, but unexpectedly it came from the NW, so the start line was adjusted and the course set.… Read full article “What a difference a day makes!”

26/27 Sept

Saturday’s forecast light westerly breeze came in on cue, together with some afternoon sunshine resulting in  a pleasant afternoon’s sailing. The gusts that came through were patchy and Robbie D and Big E kept being caught up by William and Ruth, but it was the GPs that benefited from the conditions and Val and Ken Bell continued their form from last weekend to take two firsts in the Tinker Trophy (not that there was a Tinker in sight as they, of course, were here last weekend!).… Read full article “26/27 Sept”