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71st AGM

At the 71st Annual General Meeting held online on Sunday 4th December 2022 the following members were elected on to Council.

Commodore Ian and Andrea Preston
Vice-Commodore Joe Roberts
Secretary Claire Duncan
Treasurer Mike Cave
Sailing Secretary John Reekie
Rear Commodore Jon Denwood
Asst Sailing Secretary Dave Lawson
Bar Lucy Thomas & Sarah Hodgkins
Boats & Buoys Alex Leonard
Galley – Judith Corry
Grounds & JettiesMark Somerville
HousePaul Gannon
MembershipLiz Stockdale
PRO Paul Allen
Training Anthony Woodyer
Safety Shaun Lewis
Social Olivia Leonard

Fleet Captains
Flying 15 Ian Preston
GP14Vicki Bowmer
Mirror Naomi Smith
Handicap Vacant
Laser Paul Gannon
Matthew Somerville

Jon Denwood thanked outgoing members of council for all their support and help during his time in office, with special mention for Phil and Naomi Smith, as well as Dave and Pauline Nicholson.… Read full article “71st AGM”

Happy New Year!

2017-copyWe hope you have all enjoyed your Christmas and New Year celebrations and are looking forward to the 2017 season. In addition to various working parties to prepare the clubhouse and grounds, there are a couple of socials to enjoy

  • 21 January – Burns’ night supper **Cancelled**
  • 19 February – late Winter walk

Keep an eye out for further details

Sailing Away

Izzie and Harry arriving for a voyage on training ship James Cook.

Proud mum received some communication ‘having great time, don’t text me!…’

Day 2

Harry and Izzie are now in Campletown having left Whitehaven last night. This is not the first such trip as a group of young people from the club went to Scotland in the distant past (in the 1980s?)… Read full article “Sailing Away”

GP14 Worlds

Well done and congratulations to Bass members that attended the GP Worlds in Strangford Lough

14th – Dave/Lynn Lawson
16th – Adam Parry/Phil Hodgkins
36th – Paul Bowmer/Mike Fairlamb
51st – John Riley/Nigel Lewis
67th – Val/Ken Bell

Glorious Evening for a Sail

A superb turnout of 25 participants in the Ladies, Seniors, Juniors and Crews race were met with wall to wall sunshine and a true South Westerly force 3 wind. The OD, Jonathan Anson, decided there was no need to move the Committee Boat from its mooring and set a line with a beat to 8 followed by a broad reach to A another reach to 1 and a tight reach back to 0 which was moved close to the flying fifteen moorings.… Read full article “Glorious Evening for a Sail”

WLYC 24hr Race

Better known as Southport 24 hr race, it is a fantastic event that Bassenthwaite sailors have a long history of participation, twice winning and numerous top ten positions. For those that don’t know the format, teams sailing either GPs, Enterprises, Fireflys or Larks circumnavigate Southport Marine Lake for 24hrs, helms & crews change over during the period, trying to complete as many laps as possible.… Read full article “WLYC 24hr Race”