Category: News

Autumn Sets In

After a couple of clear nights, the air temperature dropped significantly despite a southerly breeze. Fortunately the rain held off throughout the day.

The morning cadet training session had a couple of capsizes as the wind funnelled through the narrows at Scarness, and there was an unusually large wind shadow from Sale Fell in Dubwath bay area which the OD tried to avoid for afternoon racing.… Read full article “Autumn Sets In”

Self Fulfilling Prophecy

Saturday started with patchy winds, that filled in just in time for racing, though shortly after the start the  wind did ease briefly before filling in to F1-2 for the rest of the afternoon.

By the windward mark AJ/Sue had taken the lead of the fleet of 10 boats, but it was going a it pear-shaped for them on the final leg into the leeward mark as the wind benefitted those further back.… Read full article “Self Fulfilling Prophecy”

GNAC 2021

Asymmetric dinghies from all five corners of the north (as in north north, proper White Walker territory without the dragons) and visitors from Scotland, & Cambridge littered the shores of Bassenthwaite Lake, with old and new friends catching up over a brew and breakfast before heading onto the water to challenge for the 10th Great North Asymmetric Challenge, sponsored by Lakes Legendary Ales.… Read full article “GNAC 2021”