Congratulations to Sam Hall who won the Junior Plate at South Windermere regatta last week. Yet another piece of silverware for mum to polish!… Read full article “Even More Congratulations”
Due to a busy weekend camping the the mass of helicopters observing our activities over the lake were obliged to use nearby Armathwaite Hall – apologies for the inconvenience! This morning the long weekend seemed to be taking its toll with many people yawning their way to the changing rooms.… Read full article “Helipad Re-opens after Bank Holiday in Yawn City!?”
At last, the sunny weather has found its way through the clouds, and brought along with it some wind to keep the boats moving most of the time (at least). At times, there were some gusts that allowed the boats to plane, but with no capsizes the rescue crews were able to concentrate more on the sunbathing rather rescuing!… Read full article “Naked Cleaner!”
Normally the OD would get three points for race organisation, but in today’s pursuit scheduled OD Rory Yardley was substituted by Mike Moore which allowed Rory to race. As with other pursuit races in this series, the finish was very close, and various places changed in the final minute or so of the race.… Read full article “4th for OD!”
Above are a couple of photos of rescue crew staff Josh and Tom taken during Bass Week – for some reason Baywatch, or the Jolly Green Giant, springs to mind!
If you enjoyed the week and are planning ahead for next year then put 2 – 10 August in your diary (you won’t be the first)… Read full article “Bass Week Memories”
With Bass Week over and done with, many tend to have a rest from sailing or go for a holiday, so this weekend is typically quiet, to the extent that no sailing was scheduled for yesterday (That didn’t stop Herb turning up for duty though!).… Read full article “Back to Normality”
As Andy Smith is neither a lady, nor a crew, I assume dad Alan won the race with Andy crewing – well done – use Club update for full results. So much for making assumptions – it was Emma that won – Well done!… Read full article “Ladies and Crews Race”
Sam Hall has today won the Mount Haes Trophy at this year’s NSSA Regatta being held in Plymouth… Read full article “Congratulations!”
A gentle breeze came and went, came back again and disappeared totally over the course of the afternoon. The rain clouds that came in failed to deliver any wind, and fortunately not too much rain either!
Although there was a light breeze for the first beat, it almost totally disappeared for the two downwind legs, and boats were hunting out whatever zephyrs they could.… Read full article “[Where’s the Summer Gone]Here Comes Summer?”
The high winds of the first race led to several casualties, including various team Bass boats (or was it all?!). In fact the strength of it caused Rob Smith to have a change of mind and he opted to crew for twin brother Tim instead of sailing single handed.… Read full article “Mirror Northern Championships”