Great article by the BBC which includes an item on former Commodore and Trustee Mike DenwoodRead full article “Gone but not forgotten”
On Sunday 17 December there was a tea party for children young and old, with games, and carol singing. Santa Claus popped in to say hello, arriving by water
Santa even brought an elf along (who didn’t seem best pleased that his mate Rwl backed out!)… Read full article “Christmas Party”
At the 66th AGM on 26 November 2017 the new council, headed by Commodore Robin Dawson, were elected to serve for the next 12 months comprising
Commodore – Robin Dawson
Vice-Commodore – Naomi Smith
Secretary – Joan Cowan
Treasurer – TBC
Sailing Secretary – Joe Roberts
Rear Commodore –Mark Somerville
Asst Sailing Secretary – Alastair Duncan
Bar – Emma Smith
Boats & Buoys – Alex Leonard
Galley – Claire Kirkpatrick
Grounds & Jetties – Mike Cowan
House – Alan Jones
Membership – Jon Denwood
PRO – Mik Chappell
Training – Anthony Woodyer
Safety – Paul & Emily Clark
Social – Joanna Van Lachterop
The 2018 membership fees will be as follows:
Ordinary member fees will be £180.00
Family member fees will be £85.00
Junior member fees will be £44.00
Senior member fees will be £125.00
Affiliated member fees will be £90.00
Affiliated Family member fees will be £44.00
Country member fees will be £90.00
The launch fee, payable to the LDNPA, will be £31.00.… Read full article “66th AGM”
The 66th Annual Dinner and Prize Giving was held at Hundith Hill Hotel, on Saturday 25th November and attended by over 70 members and guests.
|Flying Fifteen Championship|
|Brackenrigg Cup||Ian Campbell||Lezli-Ann Pearson|
|Anderson Trophy||Neil Currie||Rory Yardley|
|Wheel Trophy||Mike Moore||Michaela Sheard|
|Maurice Dalton Memorial Trophy||Tim Chittenden||Ian Macpherson|
|Lawson Trophy||Tim Chittenden||Ian Macpherson|
|Osprey Trophy||Mark Somerville|
Heavy rainfall, and strong winds, are forecast for Wednesday 22 Nov. The lake has risen 300mm in the last 24 hours, so will no doubt rise to affect the lakeside berths. If your boat is still there consider getting it in to higher ground… Read full article “Rain, Rain Go Away”
Despite a small contingent vying for the opportunity to race to secure the first trophy for next year’s prize giving, there was no wind, and as it had not appeared after a short postponement, racing was cancelled bringing the season’s racing to a close.… Read full article “Another Season Closes”
Dave and Pauline Nicholson are being honoured with a prestigious award for their outstanding contributions as volunteers with Bassenthwaite Sailing Club and will receive the award from the President of the RYA, HRH The Princess Royal later this month.
Dave says “We were absolutely stunned when we were told of the RYA Volunteer Award, because our work at the club is just a labour of love.… Read full article “Congratulations”
On Saturday evening we celebrated bonfire night with a large bonfire and great array of fireworks, complete with hot drinks and hot dogs.
Sunday’s forecast was for some gusty winds, but it started off mirror-like and slowly filled in with a cold NW wind, which was pleasantly counteracted by a sun-filled sky throughout the day.… Read full article “Sun Soaked Sunday”
Strictly and X Factor are back on TV, the nights are drawing in, Christmas countdowns keep popping up on my Facebook, it must be time to start thinking about the Annual Dinner Dance!
This years event will be held at Hundith Hill Hotel, on Saturday 25th November, tickets are only £30pp with a discounted rate of £20 for 12-17 year olds.… Read full article “Annual Dinner Dance and Prize Giving”
This Saturday we will be holding our annual bonfire night celebrations.
There is a saying warning you not to burn your boats. Well don’t worry Toggle will be be doing that for you (well only surplus abandoned boats!).
Please bring along a large display firework for the grounds team to light and create a magnificent display.… Read full article “Bonfire Night Celebrations”