….or so it would seem as there seemed to be so many people whinging after the morning race. First there was the OD arriving early to see a lake with very little wind and wanting to abandon at 11am, but he was assured by William that the wind would have filled in by 11.30, and it did!… Read full article “What a Disaster!”
The Thursday night series continues to be very well attended and many junior members are gaining good positions. Last week some very young members were taking the leading positions. Ethan Dawson aged 8 sailing with dad Robin and Robert Cruickshank aged 6 sailing with dad Julian both tied for first place once the handicap was calculated. … Read full article “Belated update”
Following the excess wind and rain leading up to the weekend, all the sailors had to contend with was sunshine and showers. The winds were light, and racing on Sunday was delayed waiting for the wind to fill in. Attempts to sail the final race were abandoned.… Read full article “GP Open”
Drizzle and no wind led to OD Alan Smith abandoning racing on Sunday bringing the weekend series to an early conclusion.
Mark Somerville won another handicap series, Scott Beattie and John Somerville had their first sail in many months (or is it this season?)… Read full article “Short Series”
Writing to thank you, Elaine, the council and the rest of the club for agreeing to our wedding reception being held at the club.
We had an absolutely fantastic day, one to remember for sure! We hope that everyone who came had a great time.… Read full article “Thank You!”
The initial forecast of wind and rain seemed to be correct, and as the boats prepared for the race the wind seemed to pick up. However, once the racing was under way the stronger gusts had eased and the sailors had to contend with shifts being dependant on where the gusts were coming from.… Read full article “Sunday”
Following yesterday’s wedding celebrations, many of the guests were surprisingly bright after having danced the night away into the early hours. Photos will follow (when someone sends them to me!)
Some of the tales of woe
Scandal – Andy T was black balled in (not from) the club (make of that what you will)
Joanie was unusually under the weather (did the champagne have anything to do with it?)… Read full article “The Morning After the DAY Before”
Congratulations to Andy and Emma following their wedding earlier this afternoon. The celebrations will continue on throughout the evening
… Read full article “Wedding Celebrations”
The forecast was for more wind than Sunday, but there was considerably less as the boats were rigged. By the time the boats were on the water the wind had filled in and looked considerably more promising but, as ever, there were some big shifts to contend with and as a result the fleets were all well intermingled at the windward mark.… Read full article “Bank Holiday Monday”