Flying 15 Northern Championship 2021

It was fanstastic to have a fleet of 23 Flying 15s for their northern championship. They enjoyed champagne sailing conditions throughout the sunny afternoon. Of course, there were a few shifts to contend with, but that’s Bass!

The fleet got away to a clean start for the first race, and the first beat seemed to set the tone for the four leaders, none of which changed position, despite various challenges, so the win went to Andy McKee/Rich Jones from Dovestone.… Read full article “Flying 15 Northern Championship 2021”

Weekend Series

Perhaps with the Bass microclimate we shouldn’t be surprised that there was a reasonable breeze from the south and little sign of rain or thunder greeting sailors for the championship weekend series.

The breeze held for the fleets totalling 19 boats throughout the first lap, but then gently eased, which it continued to do after the start of the second race.… Read full article “Weekend Series”


This weekend Red Seal volunteers travelled to Bass to provide additional safety boat cover for the  weekend. They brought their new D-Class boat Red Seal 1 which was formally named Barbara Darling by her family. Barbara sadly passed away last year and the family set up a JustGiving page which raised funds to allow Red Seal to purchase the new D-Class.
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Sad News

We are saddened to report the untimely death of Mark Ninnim on Thursday after a short illness.

Mark’s funeral will be held at Tynemouth crematorium on Friday 25th June at 1.30pm. Although the chapel is just for close family due to Covid restrictions there is lots of space outside chapel, with speakers/tv in place.… Read full article “Sad News”