This weekend we are hosting the GP14 Inlands. The rain has passed over and there is a forecast for a good southerly breeze all weekend.
There is a fleet list of 42 boats all ready and waiting for some excellent racing, and that is what they got!… Read full article “GP14 National Inland Championship”
Bolton S C hosted the final event of the North West Junior Travellers 10 race series on Saturday. The challenging wind conditions resulted in several capsizes which kept the rescue crews very busy. This was Sam’s first season as a youth and the competition was closely contested throughout.… Read full article “Sam’s Saturday Success”
Congratulations to Nick and Nat Smith on the birth of Daisy Elise who weighed in at 8lb8oz at 9.40pm on 22 September, and is a third grand-daughter for Alan and Pat Smith.
… Read full article “Congratulations”
Congratulations to Dave and Pete Lawson having won the GP Masters held in Windermere this weekend in a strong fleet of over 30 boats.
John Telford and Andy Smith teamed up again after several years break and secured an excellent second place.… Read full article “Success!”
Mik Chappell spotted this the other day. Fortunately the forecast has moderated somewhat!
… Read full article “Oops!”
This weekend the lake was taken over by RS 200s, 400s and Vareos, all sailing as separate fleets. As they are all asymmetric boats, the courses were windward/leeward.
With eight races scheduled, all the races were to be short and sharp.… Read full article “RS Open”
Congratulations to Mark and Kirstie Somerville who has just given birth to Cameron Luke at 9.45am on 29 September. Cameron weighed in at 7lb 10oz, is a brother for Matthew, and is temporarily in the special care unit.
… Read full article “Membership Roll Increased by Membership Sec!”
The wild winds as forecast didn’t come to fruition, nor did the 10mph breeze! OD Mark Ninnim found the swinging winds challenging (as were his ‘helpers’ in the committee boat!), but he got all three races in in fluctuating winds.
Tim Knowles got off to a flying start with his new sails, but he slipped back and Mike Fairlamb went on to win both the 1st and 2nd races, in which Tim and Vall Bell each shared a 2nd and a 3rd.… Read full article “Fleet Challenge C”
Shunty realised there was a bad omen for the day when The Bates wouldn’t start due to a lack of diesel! So it was duly towed to the start line by a Dory which he tied to The Bates. Unfortunately his knot didn’t hold and it drifted off!… Read full article “Tinker Trophy”
As the darker evenings draw in, the second Night Jar series draws to a close, and the overall result was determined on the final race. Jim Christie sailed well again to win the race but Jo Watkins beat Neil and Judith Currie by a couple of positions to take the trophy.… Read full article “Night Jar B”