66th AGM

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

dsc_1045Commodore – 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 & JettiesMike Cowan
HouseAlan Jones
MembershipJon 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.

Annual Prize Giving 2017

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
Handicap Championship
Osprey Trophy Mark Somerville
Read full article “Annual Prize Giving 2017”

Rain, Rain Go Away

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


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”