An extra hour in bed did nothing in terms of allowing the wind to fill in – it was mirror-like!
The forecast was not for strong winds, so it may have been some time before we got a decision on when racing could start.… Read full article “Slow Sunday”
Again the effects of Sale Fell were well and truly felt across all fleets as the SSW wind swung round it resulting in two opposing winds with a nasty calm bit in the middle (just where the windward mark was!). The fresh breeze that was forecast, came through in bursts, but never settled resulting in frustrating racing conditions, and numerous capsizes when some boats were caught out by the gusts (Lucky them!).… Read full article “The Tale of Sale”
Robin Crawley, Harry Binns and Christina Tully represented Bass SC at the Onboard Regatta last Sunday at Low Wood Windermere. There was no wind (a bit like Bass) but all had loads of fun!
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… Read full article “Youth Squad”
Another day racing concludes another series with Toggle and Mike each securing another trophy. Just one weekend left before this season’s prize list can be finalised.
… Read full article “Winding Up”
Two for the price of one. With the first races in the October series being blown off, Saturday’s racing will be the only races that count in the series which is calculated on both a personal and a fleet handicap basis.… Read full article “October Series”
It is with sadness we advise that long standing member Peter Davis passed away at the weekend following a long illness. His funeral is to be held at St Mary’s RC Church, Cleator Moor at 10am on Monday 18 October.
He enjoyed many weekends sailing with his family at Bassenthwaite, and the many friends he made.… Read full article “Peter Davis”
After a cool day on the water yesterday when Kayla got unusually cold, she opted to wear a hat today. However, Hat Overboard was the call as her hat blew off and she couldn’t catch it, but Mike cooly went about to pick it up.… Read full article “Hat Overboard!”
As forecast, the blustery winds have passed through leaving good racing conditions for the fleet and their early start (Shame Jim Christie thought he was starting at 10.30 too!)
A fleet of 13 boats are taking part in this year’s event, and according to our F15 fleet captain, they had the worst start ever!… Read full article “F15 Team Racing”
Although the forecast was not very promising, the wind did fill in to get racing underway, but it then started to swing more to the East. William and Lezli-Ann Pearson were squeezed off the line by Sam Hall 🙁 which took them most of the beat to pull back, only to be caught port and starboard by Toggle.… Read full article “Final Championship Weekend Series”