It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Caroline Storey. It is heartbreaking for so many Bass members, especially her close family.
Before joining Bass, Caroline was a Bass Week regular, often seen smiling on the trapeze of the infamous Orvil, or in the bar drinking gin fizz.… Read full article “Sad News”
So we can prepare for our Annual Prize Giving Dinner Dance, please can last year’s prizewinners return all club racing trophies to the Committee Room by Friday November 16 at the latest.
|Flying Fifteen Club Championship|
Cup (1st)||Mike Moore & Michaela Sheard|
Trophy (2nd)||Ian Campbell & Lezli-Ann Pearson|
Trophy (3rd)||Neil Currie & Rory Yardley|
Dalton Memorial Trophy (4th)||Angus Corry & Mike Hunter|
classic)||Wendy & John Somerville|
|Handicap Club Championship|
Trophy (1st)||Joe Roberts|
… Read full article “Annual Prize Giving”
The Club will be hosting our postponed Bonfire Night on Saturday 10th November.
Please come along for 6pm, and remember to bring a large firework! Snacks & hot drinks will be available, and of course, the bar will be open.
Following the rain and gales on Saturday, the weather on Sunday was mild with a gentle southwesterly breeze. However, only 7 hardy competitors arrived to contest the first race of the November Winter Series.
Racing was complicated somewhat by the absence of the committee boat driver, so the competitors themselves started racing on the water by using a gate start or as one competitor said, a rabbit start.… Read full article “Winter Series Begins”
With early mist shrouding the Lake the prospects didn’t look too hopeful. It soon cleared bringing sunshine but there wasn’t much sign of wind. So we had a postponement while the Bates went in search of some. A usable patch was found near the eastern shore near 5 and 6 but, as the Postponement flag was still up, no one was sure whether to launch.… Read full article “Final Club Championship Races”
The Commodore’s Coms had reminded members to compete but the turn out was less than hoped for. No sign of a GP, just one FF, and just the Handicap Fleets to keep the activity level buoyant.
Yes, it was chilly but there were no particularly strong winds and even a little sunshine late on.… Read full article “Final Championship Weekend Series”
Today’s strong winds blew a number of boats at the Club off their trailers. A small group of members have kindly uprighted and repositioned them, but it may be worth checking your own boats if you get the chance.
Very sadly one of our past members passed away at the weekend. Many of us have very fond memories of John, Lillian and their children both on and off the water. The family have sent the following message.
“It is with deep sadness that we announce that Mark Parnaby was suddenly and prematurely taken away from us last Saturday 15th Sept whilst competing in the cycle section of a charity triathlon at the foot of Ben Nevis, Scotland.… Read full article “Sad News”
A bit of a difference from yesterday. There were only nine starters, mainly due to the forecast of heavier winds. Yes, the gusts were stronger and more challenging. Especially in the morning race where Ethan’s 100 and Neil, sailing a Vision with Barbara, failed to finish.… Read full article “Paul Carruthers Memorial Trophy 16th September”