Congratulations to Paul and Emily Clark on the recent birth of baby Evelyn (Evie) Elizabeth who was born on 20th December at 10:48pm at a weight of 7lb 15oz, by emergency C-section.
Although she had to spend over a week in the special care unit because she wasn’t feeding properly, everyone is home now, and mum and baby are well.
Following recent storm winds there has been significant damage and disruption to boats left on site.
– Drascome Longboat picked up and thrown on top of Martin 16 – Mast snapped. Probably other damage too. Drascombe and trailer in tree!
– Phantom by Drascombe longboat with hull smashed.… Read full article “Storm damage”
Very best wishes and Christmas greetings to all!
On 15 Dec 2013 17 youth squad students and parents descended on Workington’s 10 Pin Bowling Alley.
As most of us were beginners the owners of the alley had kindly put down guides to make sure that all balls would knock down at least one skittle.… Read full article “Christmas Bowling”
Please note that the water level is close to the boat house door. It looks as though the store under the race office has already been flooded, and there are boats in the back field that are in danger of sinking.… Read full article “Lake level”
We are delighted to reveal that Bass Week has been NOMINATED in this year’s Yachts & Yachting Awards.
Now you will all appreciate that second best is not our way (just think of the rewarding efforts put into, not only Bass Week but, NSSA Youth Regatta, and GP14 end of year Regatta to name but three events), so please put a little bit of effort into voting for us!… Read full article “Yachts and Yachting Awards”
At the 62nd Annual General Meeting held in the Clubhouse on Sunday 1st December 2013 there was some healthy discussions surrounding the various reports and proposed rule changes.
The main points that were agreed:
- Subscriptions to rise by approx 2% from 1st January
- Payment of subscriptions by instalments has been formalised with introduction of direct debits
- Associate membership category withdrawn
- Rule regarding supervision of Junior members during training courses has been amended, but details will be appropriately defined by use of Bye-Laws
Prior to all that the following members were elected on to Council.… Read full article “62nd AGM”
This year’s prize giving was held at the Castle Inn where 70 members and guests togged up and enjoyed a three course dinner. Did the training officer really try to set the evening alight with some fire raising?
Commodore Andy Smith opted to use technology for a poetically linked photo montage in his speech before proposing a toast to the club.… Read full article “62nd Annual Dinner”
MIK Chappell normally seeks publicity for Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, but found himself in the spotlight when he was presented with one of the RYA’s most prestigious honours.
He received the RYA Lifetime Award from Princess Anne, president of the RYA, at the organisation’s annual volunteer awards ceremony held in London.… Read full article “Mik makes news headlines”
For all those attending the Dinner this Saturday, please remember that we’ve planned an early start – 6.30 for 7pm to maximise the dancing time. Any sweeps as to how long the dancing will last?