|This weekend there was another glorious view from the club of the half snow|
covered slopes of Skiddaw.
Despite his busy schedule, Santa again found time to call in at the club
The work to the changing rooms is nearing completion – well the stripping at least! Definitely past the point of no return…
Flat screen TVs, couches, real log fire and a lager pump. What more could the men ask for? Well there’s no harm in asking!… Read full article “Minimalist?”
Many congratulations to Sarah and Martin Wilkinson on the birth of their daughter Molly at 0529 today (29 November) who weighed in at 5lb 13oz. Hopefully they’ll remember that she’s wrapped in the spinnaker before it’s launched next season (Grand dad’s words not mine!).… Read full article “Congratulations”
The final day of the season proved to be too windy to tempt anyone out to sail, so the Winter Trophy was won by Joan/Jack Hardie on fleet handicap and Ethan Dawson, crewed by dad Robin, on personal handicap basis. Though windy, and a little threatening rain wise, it stayed dry for many boats to be packed away and removed from site.… Read full article “60th AGM”
Further to the Club successfully nominating William Carruthers for an RYA Community Award (Lifetime Commitment) he has just been to the award ceremony in London which recognised the efforts of 48 people from around the country for their efforts in connection with our sport.… Read full article “RYA Community Awards 2011”
The 60th Annual Prize Giving dinner dance took place at Armathwaite Hall Hotel, Bassenthwaite on Saturday 19 November 2011.
An unexpected quiz, which many found surprisingly challenging, was won by the table with our own quiz masters – Gary and Kayla with the score of 15 out of a max 42!… Read full article “Dinner Dance 2011”
The November series failed to get off the ground this week. Clear skies all around; a lack of wind to drive the turbines on Bothel; wind on the coast; but in the micro climate that is Dubwath, there was low lying fog that was very slow to burn off.… Read full article “Non-Starter”
Thanks to Mik for these memories from the bonfire night celebrations, and, of course, to all those people who made it happen!
The final two races counting towards the 2011 club championship were scheduled for Saturday. The forecast winds were similar to those forecast last week – the exception being that the forecast seemed more realistic winds winds in the high teens mph gusting high 30s mph!… Read full article “The End is Nigh”
The annual F15 team racing event, and efforts to AVOID being awarded the Grotty Potty, started today at 14.30
The forecast was for some great winds, but the risk of very strong gusts passing through. Deja Vu?
Fifteen Fifteens have turned up to contest the Team Racing and Open Meeting event.… Read full article “Flying 15 Team Racing”