The level of the lake is rising. It is up to the bottom of the race office already and likely to rise.
If your boat is on the foreshore, please arrange for someone to check it, and move as necessary, as soon as possible.… Read full article “Lake Level”
A couple of shots of Hebe Haven Yacht Club 24 hour charity dinghy race in Hong Kong this last weekend. Bet a bit warmer than Southport.
Sorry to say have been enjoying myself in temperatures of around 25C both outside and in the water.… Read full article “A Place for Winter Sailing”
After the mildest halloween on record, reality is starting to strike with the start of November and the Winter Series. Despite a dreadful forecast, and overnight gales, there was a good turnout of 13 boats in sunny, gusty, and shifty conditions.… Read full article “Winter on its Way”
Thanks to the Paparazzi for these shots from last weeks F15 team racing
… Read full article “The ones that didn’t get away”
The final weekend of the October Series greeted competitors with strong, gusty winds from a predominately WSW direction. Three intrepid competitors took to the water, Jim Christie in his Supernova, Peter Whipp sailing a Laser Radial and a new combination of Phil Davenport helming Alan Jones’s Flying Fifteen with Alan crewing.… Read full article “October is nearly over”
As the championship season draws to a close, we have prepared the winners prize list.
There will be two prize givings this year, one for the Youths and Juniors which is to be held in the clubhouse at 6pm on 8 November, just before the firework festivities, and the other on 29 November at Hundith Hill Hotel as part of the annual prize giving dinner dance (Book your tickets at bassenthwaite-sc.org.uk/webcollect).… Read full article “Congratulations in Order!”
Three of the Youth squad (Ethan, Lottie Winfindale and David Rodger) took part in the end of season Junior traveller event at Bolton SC on Saturday.
Weather was medium wind with a few very strong squalls giving many spectacular capsizes. That there were no breakages say much of the good design of modern boats.… Read full article “Youth Squad at Bolton”
Our Flying 15 team racing, Osprey & 505 Open is being held this weekend, however the weather forecast of strong winds proved to be accurate and put many off travelling. Even those that did turn up were surprisingly reluctant to rig their boats.… Read full article “F15 team racing, Osprey & 505 Open”
You can almost tell it’s October by the high lake level following recent heavy rainfall. Be aware that with any further significant rain that boats on the foreshore will be at risk from flooding.
When sailors arrived the lake was mirror like, but there were occasional flurries albeit from the wrong direction!… Read full article “October is Here”
After weeks without rain the weather system was determined for us to catch up so we endured 24 hours of rain which topped up the lake level considerably. A forecast of gusty winds increasing as the weekend progresses may have put some people off, but those that turned out for the final championship series of the season had a mixture of winds that were challenging, and gusty, but well within everyone’s capabilities.… Read full article “Championship Concludes”