A fleet of 18 Flying Fifteen Sailors are taking part in the annual team racing for the Viking trophy. To minimise the risk of protests, one Bass team comprised Mike Moore, Simon Longstaff and Neil Currie – perhaps they will gang up against another team?!… Read full article “Flying Fifteen Team Racing 17th & 18th October 2015”
We need some help on rescue this weekend 17/18 October. If you are available to help please contact Mike Hunter.
Thanks… Read full article “Help required ”
With the high pressure continuing to dominate the weather, racing was cancelled again due to a lack of wind.
As with last week, Sunday morning welcomed sailors with an unexpected light southerly which freshened slightly as the day went on. A simple triangular course in the morning for a fleet of 13 boats suited Banter in his RS100, enabling him to put in some consistent 12 min laps and build up a 4 min lead (on handicap) on Dave/Lynn who held Joan/Jack at bay.… Read full article “Still in a high”
The Annual Prizegiving takes place on Saturday 28th November which may seem some time away but will soon be upon us. To assist in preparation for the event can all members who have club prizes please ensure they are returned to the Committee Room, engraved and polished before Saturday 31st October.… Read full article “Annual Prizegiving Prizes”
A brilliant finish to September and start of October is all due to a high pressure system, and a consequential lack of wind, which was not even strong enough to turn the nearby turbines, or blow away the mist which had been lingering all morning, so the likelihood of sailing was low.… Read full article “October High”
North West Electricity have advised us of some scheduled maintenance work this Saturday 3rd October between 10am and 2pm. Consequently access through the gate will not be possible until some kind person does a manual override.
So if you’re not privy as to how to open the gate manually please be patient, someone will turn up eventually!… Read full article “Power Outage”
Several members of the Youth Squad took the opportunity to attend the RYA Youth North Zone Championships over the weekend, as it was being held so close to home at Ullswater Yacht Club.
Hazel Newport, David Rodgers & Poppy Gannon were sailing in the Topper fleet, Harry Binns & Izzie Hunter in the RS Feva Fleet, Josh Hunter and Sam Macey in the Regatta Fleet.… Read full article “Youth Squad invade Ullswater ”
After the final championship weekend series of the series, the championship tables have been updated and can be viewed on the following link
Congratulations to this year’s champions are
Flying 15s – Neil Currie & Rory Yardley
Fast Handicap – Robin Dawson & Phil Davenport (Pipping Commodore Mark Somerville at the post!)… Read full article “Championships are finalised”
For various reasons there weren’t many takers for the latest weekend series, but those that did turn out were keen to take to the water once there was the hint of sufficient breeze to blow away the mirror like conditions. So when a light northerly filled in the OD took to the water and the sailors followed.… Read full article “Championship weekend series”