Monthly Archives: October 2017

Racing News: Winter Sundays Update

A change to the Notice of Race for the Winter Series which begins on 5th November 2017 has been posted. The format used last winter of three races sailed back to back will be used again this coming winter as daylight is very short from the middle of November to the middle of January. The […]

2017 Cat Open Rescheduled

The Grafham Cat Open that had to be postponed due to Storm Brian has been rescheduled to 17/18 March 2018. Watch this space for further information.

Team Grafham Half Term Camp October 2017

Day 1 of Team Grafham Half Term Camp went well. The sailors enjoyed the light winds and even sailed over the plug hole! Day 2 of the Team Grafham Half Term Camp went well. The sailors went yachting this morning and did some windy single-handed sailing this afternoon. There will be some tired sailors tonight! […]

Sprint 15 Inland Championships 22nd October 2017

Photo: Thomas Sandal leads Cummerson in the Inland Championships Thomas Sandal of Grafham is the new Sprint 15 Inland Champion. Storm Brian caused the Grafham Cat Open to be cancelled but the Sprint 15 Inland Championships went ahead on Sunday 22 October.  Many were put off by the forecast but 9 took part in a […]

Saturday Programme – November & December

We have been very encouraged by the popularity of our Saturday activities; last weekend we estimate we had over 75 boats on the water doing various things; and that isn’t counting the 60 Solos on the lake for their Open Meeting!  We have already announced an extension to the end of October, and we have […]

Ben Saxton wins Endeavour Trophy 2017

Congratulations again to Ben Saxton, this time for winning the Endeavour Trophy for the third successive time. Along with ‘supercrew’ Toby Lewis they won the event for the third year running with six race wins. Y&Y Report here

Sociable Saturdays Extended

Our Saturday activities are remaining popular, even as the weather gets colder, so we have decided to extend until the end of October.  The programme remains the same so: Club Coaching from 12:00 to 14:00 Sociable Saturday from 14:30 to 17:00 Team Grafham from 14:30 to 16:30 After the end of October we are currently […]

Flying Fifteen Training – Saturday 14th October

  On Saturday 14th October Dave Lucas and Mark Longstaff have kindly offered to share some tips on how to sail a Flying Fifteen well. Members should have their boats rigged and on the water by 1400 hours. Dave and Mark will give an intro in the ground floor cafe before getting out on the water and putting into […]

John Reynolds and Fran Howell win 4000 Nationals

Congratulations to John Reynolds and Fran Howell who won the 4000 Nationals at Stone (19th-22nd August) and also the Open Meeting at Poole (23rd-24th September). Report here