It was with some trepidation that the 9 boats launched into a brisk, shifty NorthWesterly under blue skies after earlier rain. By the start time, however, the wind had moderated resulting in more manageable conditions but the shifts continued.
Saturday started with some champagne sailing conditions for an excellent turnout of 40 boats across the two fleets racing this weekend. It was good to see that the Mirror fleet had mainly junior, or parent/child combinations.
A light westerly breeze with regular shifts coming round Sale Fell greeted the 17 boats, including 5 Teras, who turned out for the first Night Jar of the Thursday evening series.
So keen was Ant to get started in his new role that he forgot to take a Race Officer with him (sorry Robin) but with the able assistance of Pen and moral support from Sid, racing started on time despite worries from shore that there might be an early start.… Read full article “Night Jar 1”
With the new sailing season starting tomorrow, there will be a rigging day this afternoon to dust off the cobwebs and prep your boat rather than leave it the run out to the startline to find out what you have forgotten!… Read full article “At the Ready!”
Ok, so our sailing season is still around the corner, but the Bass Week team have worked out it’s about 150 days till The Craftinsure Bass Week gets into full swing, and have opened entries on Webcollect.
An early morning dump of snow made the club grounds very picturesque, even the Bates looked different with a snow cap!
The wind that was apparent at Ouse bridge retreated, and with only two reluctant participants the OD cancelled racing for the day bringing the racing season to a close.… Read full article “It’s All Over”