On this occasion, it was wall to wall blue skies that we had the pleasure of enduring, albeit that they were accompanied by a chilly northern breeze.
Eight boats took to the water in the freshening breeze. Dave/Lynn led the fleet again taking another two wins and the overall series on both personal and fleet handicap basis!… Read full article “Saturday Blues”
With the lake level down again, milder airs, and a gentle F2 it was good to get racing underway again after recent weekend weather conditions. Although there was initially two directions due to the wind coming round, or was it over, Sale Fell, the predominant SW prevailed so the course took the fleet on a beat from 3 to 9.… Read full article “Shadow of Sale”
As expected, the lake continued to rise overnight and the lower boat park is flooded.
Is your boat safe? Does it need moved?
With a mass of water, but lack of wind, those that were down were more interested in moving their boats to safety just in case the lake rises again, so the racing was cancelled.… Read full article “Check/Move Your Boat”
The enthusiasm of the handful of people that turned up to sail rapidly waned as the light conditions at 1pm were blown away by ever increasing winds, evident by a mass of white horses visible when looking down wind!
Racing was cancelled with a vow to try again tomorrow.… Read full article “Shattered Dreams”
Due to the atrocious forecast for Saturday it has been decided to cancel this weekend’s F15 team racing.
Club racing is still scheduled, but actual conditions will determine whether racing can proceed.
… Read full article “Flying 15 Team Racing Cancelled”
After causing chaos in America, there’s another storm heading our way with gusts forecast to exceed 60mph over the next few days.
Is your boat properly tied down? It may be a good time to check to avoid damage to your, and your neighbour’s, boat
… Read full article “Unwanted American Visitor”
October is here, the autumn is setting in, but with the sun shining again, there was a fleet of 15 boats across various fleets for the first races in the Autumn Saturday series.
Alex took the lead in his RS100, but failed to properly note down the course so was keen to double check it as he pass the committee boat!… Read full article “Another Sunny Saturday”
September is drawing to a close, and the temperature dipping, but the sun shone for an afternoon of medium winds to power the fleets around the course. With a couple of incidents before the start Nigel didn’t actually make it over the start line… First of all Paul got his Laser’s mainsheet caught around the bow of Nigel’s GP, causing Paul to capsize, and then be towed backwards!… Read full article “September Sunshine”
With early mist shrouding the Lake the prospects didn’t look too hopeful. It soon cleared bringing sunshine but there wasn’t much sign of wind. So we had a postponement while the Bates went in search of some. A usable patch was found near the eastern shore near 5 and 6 but, as the Postponement flag was still up, no one was sure whether to launch.… Read full article “Final Club Championship Races”
The Commodore’s Coms had reminded members to compete but the turn out was less than hoped for. No sign of a GP, just one FF, and just the Handicap Fleets to keep the activity level buoyant.
Yes, it was chilly but there were no particularly strong winds and even a little sunshine late on.… Read full article “Final Championship Weekend Series”