With over a month since Bass Week came to an end you should have had time to recover by now! We have sent out emails to most entrants that gave us their details so they can give us some feedback. If you were there could you spare 5 minutes to complete the online questionnaire so that we can take views into account when preparing for next year’s regatta.… Read full article “Let Us Know Your Thoughts”
This weekend we hosted as RS200 alongside a Tinker Travellers open, as well as a fleet challenge for club members.
On Saturday the wind was light, and initially did not come from the forecast SW direction. Drizzle came in unexpectedly, but passed through
The wind did freshen slightly from the forecast direction, but would it hold for the rest of the afternoon?… Read full article “Busy Weekend”
|Herb is celebrating his 78th birthday on Thursday and seems proud for everyone to know. As official starter he’ll be down again at the weekend braving the elements (and in his element of course!). Congratulations!This weekend there willbe a multitude of visitors – RS200s and the Tinker Association.|
Or should it be nein, nein, nein? Perhaps that could be read as 999, or should it be 09/09/09? If so it’s a day for saying yes, yes, yes especially in Sarah Nicholson’s case as she chose this special day to get married on.… Read full article “No, No, No?!”
Quite a lot of people returned their RNLI quiz papers which were being sold during Bass Week and everyone had done really well. There were quite a few who tied with 95/100. Our own sailing club member Carol Thomas had 97 but the winner, with a total of 98, was Mrs J Kelly of Ennerdale Avenue Workington.… Read full article “RNLI Flower Quiz”
Rory and Toggle have been trying their skills in the Nationals last week at Southampton and they finished in the top half of the fleet with a 16th and 17th respectively in a fleet of 38 boats. If only Tog had kept his head on when leading he would have remembered to pass through the start/finish line and not been disqualified!!… Read full article “Vareo Nationals”
The forecast was for a north easterly and that’s what came through, and it freshened as the morning went on. There were comments that the wind was shifty, and that seemed to help keep the racing tight, but it was all to the good and everyone enjoyed the sail.… Read full article “Sunday”
On Saturday it was a glorious afternoon. The high pressure system removed the clouds, but took the wind too 🙁
There was a gentle breeze to push the fleet around, but it was much less that we’ve been used to all season
OD Mike Moore may have been a little flustered after his drive up to the club as he was held up in traffic queues for 45 mins.… Read full article “Taking the Mick?!”
The lake level was high yet again, clearly there had bee a substantial amount of rain through the week – perhaps why it stayed relatively dry over the weekend?!
Another weekend series was held this weekend and concluded in a breeze that seemed to increase as the day went along.… Read full article “Weekend Update”
|Monday – The wind strengthened and the rain lingered on. Apathy and a postponement meant there was not a lot happening! It seemed unlikely that there would be any sailing but who knows?!After a while the rain cleared a little and the water seemed a little more inviting, but it wasn’t long before the racing was cancelled for the day, so it was time for tents to be dropped, and thrown in the back of cars before heading home.|