Busy is an understatement – a fleet of 35 Teras sailed two races, then club racing took place including a fleet of 10 Catapults, followed by another two races for the Teras.… Read full article “May Day Bank Holiday 2016”
We are pleased to be hosting this year’s GNAC.
Good winds were forecast, good competition, good food, and lots of special birthday celebrations to enjoy!
Despite the good forecast, the winds at lake level were variable to say the least, challenging OD Andy Smith to find a mean direction to set the windward/leeward course to avoid a reach/reach situation.… Read full article “Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2016”
A fleet of 18 Flying Fifteen Sailors are taking part in the annual team racing for the Viking trophy. To minimise the risk of protests, one Bass team comprised Mike Moore, Simon Longstaff and Neil Currie – perhaps they will gang up against another team?!… Read full article “Flying Fifteen Team Racing 17th & 18th October 2015”
The Flying Fifteen Open, part of the Waples Wine travellers series, and the GP Open, part of the Northern Bell, are taking place this weekend. The first race on Saturday was scheduled for 1300hrs but blustery winds were forecast to ease so proceedings were delayed an hour, by which time there was a lot more enthusiasm to give it a go!… Read full article “Flying Fifteen and GP14 Open Meeting”
Bassenthwaite Sailing Club are hosting a round of the RYA North West Junior Travellers Trophy today.
An overcast morning brightened, and the wind strengthened, as the day went on. There were plenty of shifts to challenge the competitors, some capsizes, and much good sailing for many.… Read full article “North West Junior Travellers Trophy”
While other parts of the country were hiding from torrential rain showers, 41 entries in this weekend’s open meeting were praying for some wind, on an overcast Saturday afternoon.
Racing did get underway a little late though the winds were light.… Read full article “Topper NW Areas & Laser Open”
Online entries for Topper NW Areas on 13/14 June and Laser Open on 13 June can be made at http://www.bassenthwaite-sc.org.uk/pre-entry/
To obtain £5 discount on either event, entries must be made no later than 6th June.… Read full article “Topper NW Areas and Laser Open”
A busy bank holiday weekend with the Tera Northerns and Catapult Open running alongside club racing On Saturday the weather was blustery, cold, and drizzly but it didn’t put off many of the visiting Teras or Catapults from venturing out.
There were various capsizes throughout the afternoon in Teras and club boats, because not many opted to continue on after getting upright.… Read full article “May Bank Holiday 2015”
We tamed the wind, and the rain eased too! As the clouds lifted off Skiddaw, a snow covering was exposed! The competitors were signed up, but the wind wasn’t playing ball. An early morning breeze faded, shifted, swung, faded, and finally reappeared, though its direction would prove to be variable throughout the afternoon.… Read full article “Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2015”
Our Flying 15 team racing, Osprey & 505 Open is being held this weekend, however the weather forecast of strong winds proved to be accurate and put many off travelling. Even those that did turn up were surprisingly reluctant to rig their boats.… Read full article “F15 team racing, Osprey & 505 Open”