We have just learned that member John Shackleton sadly died on Christmas Eve.
He had known he had cancer for six years and went through and benefitted from many different treatments during those years, all the while knowing it was not curable.… Read full article “Sad news”
Wishing one and all a very merry Christmas, and a happy and prosperous New Year for 2016.
May the winds be fair, the sun shine, and the rain not be as persistent!
… Read full article “Season’s Greetings ”
At the 64th Annual General Meeting held in the Clubhouse on Saturday 19th December 2015 the following members were elected on to Council.
Commodore –Mark Somerville
Vice-Commodore – Robin Dawson
Secretary – Pauline Nicholson
Treasurer – William Carruthers
Sailing Secretary – Joe Roberts
Rear Commodore – Andy Smith
Asst Sailing Secretary – Alastair Duncan
Bar – Stephen Kirkpatrick
Boats & Buoys – Phil Davenport
Galley – Lucy Thomas
Grounds & Jetties – Vacant
House – Peter & Karen Winfindale
Membership – Vacant
PRO – Mik Chappell
Training – Alex Leonard
Safety – Mike Hunter
Social – Andrea Preston
Flying 15 – Simon Longstaff
GP14 – Mike Fairlamb
Mirror – Mik Chappell
Handicap – Alex Leonard
Laser – Neil Garrison
There are a couple of vacancies which were not filled at the meeting, but they are important roles which we would appreciate if you could consider and get in touch with us if you feel you could help.… Read full article “64th AGM”
Thankfully the flood water has not reached the clubhouse floor but the outbuildings are badly flooded. I’m sure there will be numerous working parties organised when the clean-up operation commences but we must be careful that each area is safe before access is made.… Read full article “Important info and pics from the Commodore taken earlier today⛵️⛴?”
Due to the adverse weather a number of roads around the Sailing Club are closed and tomorrow’s AGM has been postponed until 2.30pm on Saturday 19th December 2015.
… Read full article “AGM postponed”
The Greenhill Hotel hosted this year’s dinner dance where 82 guests enjoyed a hearty meal, followed by a resume of the year by Commodore Mark Somerville, and the award of the season’s prizes by Mark’s wife Kirstie. Many guests then burned off a calorie or two on the dance floor for a couple of hours.… Read full article “64th Annual Prize Giving and Dinner Dance”
The forecast of 60+mph winds for this weekend has been considered by the Sailing Committee and a decision made to cancel the final race of the Winter Series in advance.
… Read full article “Sunday’s final race of 2015 cancelled due to Weather Forecast!!”
Otherwise known as the Neil factor…
Sunday started with light, patchy, conditions from a cold NE direction. By the time the race started for the three competitors the wind had bedded down for the simple, triangular course.
With the Bates out of commission for the rest of the season, Herb told AJ, the OD, that the race would be started from the race office (whatever the wind direction!).… Read full article “The Fourth Dimension ”
Sunday 22nd is the last day to buy tickets
Our Annual Dinner and Prizegiving is being held at Greenhill Hotel, Red Dial, Wigton
on Saturday 28th November 2015
starting 7 for 7.30pm
Please book your tickets at https://webcollect.org.uk/bass-sc/event/annual-dinner-2015
Tomato & basil soup
Chicken liver pate with Cumberland sauce
Turkey with all the trimmings
Roast topside of local beef with Yorkshire pudding, caramelised onions and mushrooms in a red wine sauce
Mediterranean vegetable strudel in a spicy tomato sauce
Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce
Strawberry, mango and passion fruit pavlova
Coffee and Mints
Dress code: Black Tie
Don’t forget to return your prizes in good time!… Read full article “Annual Dinner and Prize Giving – Final call for tickets”