|A full social programme is arranged and everyone is encouraged to attend. Hopefully, there is something to suit all tastes. We have had murder mystery evenings, quiz nights, games nights, Shakespearian theme fancy dress parties, Caribbean/Greek/French/Mexican/Italian/Arabian and most recently there was a Salsa themed night.|
Eric Twiname was born in Workington, Cumberland, in 1942. At the age of nine he learned to sail in Cadets on Bassenthwaite Lake, then graduated to GP14s when he developed a keen interest in the theory of sailing.… Read full article “Eric Twiname”
In the early 1960’s , when Gordon Bessey was Cumberland Education Officer, he decided that he would start a club for Cumberland teachers to learn to sail.… Read full article “Morgan’s Memoirs”
How It All Began
In 1951 two brothers, solicitors in a Workington practice, their wives and families, spent a seaside holiday on the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales.… Read full article “How It All Began”
While we edge everything closer to a new normal, and getting back on the water, there has been an array of virtual racing going on.
A few weeks ago Bass members had a mini series to determine who should represent the club in the NW area virtual championship.… Read full article “RYA NW Area Final”
Following a successful 9 race series over the Easter weekend on https://www.virtualregatta.com/en/inshore-game/, the virtual Night Jar series started in earnest on Thursday evening.
‘OD’ Paul opted to go straight for the fast stuff with competitors racing in J70, 49er then foiling Nacra!… Read full article “Virtual Night Jar”
While the country has been in lockdown, the sailors have been keeping their hand in with some friendly e competition. Not wishing to leave out the cadets, they have been racing at 6pm for the last three evenings, while their elders have been racing at 8pm.… Read full article “Easter Weekend”
It is with sadness that we have learnt that long standing member Capt. Ian King died yesterday, 9th April. Though not a racer, he would regularly be seen sailing in his Heron with Daphne Beck. Others may remember the pair litter picking during Bass Week for many years.… Read full article “Sad News”