After recent rain, and stormy weather, the temperature has dipped again, and cloud moved in for a damp afternoon’s sailing to start the Saturday Autumn series.
The wind enabled sailors to enjoy some exciting planing early in the first race which was led by Scumper/Matty in a RS400, followed by James/Jenny in a GP, and Mike/Jack in a Graduate.… Read full article “Autumn beds in”
The final championship weekend series of the season had a delayed start due to a lack of OD. The wind had filled in since the morning, and kept blowing a better than forecast F2-3 which freshened slightly as the afternoon went on.… Read full article “Final Weekend Series”
This year’s GNAC attracted over 60 boats from as far as afield as East Lothian in Scotland and Llandegfedd in South Wales. There was a promising forecast F4 wind gusting F6, though as it was from the ENE it restricted the windward/leeward course length slightly.… Read full article “Great North Asymmetric Challenge 2023”
With the schools back, the weather has perked up for a brief Indian summer and providing champagne sailing conditions. The Tinker Association had a smaller fleet than usual for their open meeting, while club boats were racing in a weekend series for the Tinker Trophy.… Read full article “Tinker Trophy 2023”
Many Flying 15 sailors will be saddened to learn of the death of John Hardisty. John has had a long association with the club, and was a regular visitor to Bass Week until about 2015. Indeed his wife Lesley first attended when she was a teenager!… Read full article “Sad News”
With the tale end of storm Betty forecast to be affecting racing, there was a select few potential sailors turned out on Sunday. In fact, there was a good base wind, without any major gusts, that was mild, and it stayed dry!… Read full article “Sunday Pennant”