Our second bank holiday weekend of the season welcomed the friendly inflatable Catapult fleet
Saturday racing was for Paul Carruthers Memorial Trophy in which there were 28 boats, and it was won by Matt/Oliver in a 2000 in a tie break from Dave/Lynn in their GP
Sunday and Monday were planned as a five race series. … Read full article “May Bank Holiday Weekend”
Another sunny Saturday, but with no takers due to the high winds, racing was cancelled.
Same outcome on Sunday!
… Read full article “Weekend Sailing”
It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the peaceful passing of Keith Longstaff earlier today.
Keith has been a long standing member of the club. Having started sailing in GPs he moved on to race with Herb Telford in Flying 15s – what a partnership that was!… Read full article “Sad News”
Saturday started with sunshine and an unexpected SE breeze for the two race Celebrity Glass Pursuit series. Over 30 boats started the first race over a 46 minute start sequence, with the Reekie’s sandwiching the fleet (James in an Optimist being in the first start and John in a 49er in the last start), during which the wind eased, then picked up at John’s start.… Read full article “Easter 2022”
A good NW breeze greeted sailors for the start of the MJM series, with a few white horses to boot.
Although there were no capsizes, of the 14 starters in the MJM series, the wind proved too much for a couple of the younger helms who retired after the first beat.… Read full article “MJM”
Saturday had plenty of sunshine, but the wind was bitter when a cloud passed through.
There had been little wind during the morning training, but it filled in a little from the SE before the afternoon race, though most sailors were caught out when the OD set a course and started the sequence despite a wind shadow in the start area.… Read full article “Sunny Saturday”