Saturday – What a glorious day for sailing – T-shirt, shorts and sun cream (well for William at least), though there seemed to be a multitude of capsizes including the Commodore.
With the wind coming in a SSW direction over Sale Fell, the shifts were challenging as the down draughts hit the water.… Read full article “Weekend Series”
Although of naturally modest and unassuming nature – I feel that the widest possible circulation is necessary to draw attention to the above result. With a northerly gale behind us we wizzed down the Irish sea – one other boat Jamaica had a casualty taken off by helicopter following an accidental gybe – the picked our way past Ushant and down the French coast.… Read full article “2 out of 10 – Must Try Harder!”
The Tinker Association are held another of their rallies at the Club this weekend. For Saturday, following a mirror-like lake at dawn, the wind filled in significantly in time for racing forcing sailors to contend with some blustery conditions at times.… Read full article “Tinker Weekend”
Follow the recent training weekend the following people attained RYA 1 or 2 certificates William Coulthard, Jonathan Coulthard, Terry Beckham, Nick Orton, Joni Beckham, Marion Beckham and Malcom Tully. Also in the picture is Malcolm Houldsworth, instructor for the level 2 group.… Read full article “Training Success”
More congratulations to Sam Hall for attaining 2nd U14 at Redesmere in the NW Junior Travellers series on Saturday. He went on get a 3rd at South Windermere on Sunday. Well done.
… Read full article “Flying the Flag”
This weekend Bass held the FF Northerns. On Saturday the weather was fantastic although the winds very light and challenging. A strong fleet of 31 boats took to the water and it was Steve Goacher that again mastered the light airs to reign as overnight leader with two bullets.… Read full article “Flying 15 Northern Championships”
After another drizzly start, the day brightened and the breeze picked up somewhat before racing got underway such that Roy, and Toggle, went for early swims (or so I thought – apparently Toggle was undertaking some running repairs). The blustery conditions continued after the start to the extent that William took the cautious route (having beaten the fleet to the windward mark!)… Read full article “[It Shouldn’t Happen to a Commodore/]Husband Beater!”
The first day of September started somewhat drizzly, especially for those on the training course being run by Nigel Lewis. Not sure what has happened this week, but many seem to have opted for go faster haircuts (Ginge, Jonathan, Shunty, William) – when you see the results it’s clear they don’t work!… Read full article “September Sailing”