Author Archives: Barry Wyatt

Frostbite Series Prize Winners

Allcomers Slow Handicap 1st Solo 5586 Ian Walters Fast Handicap 1sr RS300 539 Peter Curtis D-Zero 1st 3 John Aston 2nd 189 Adam Miles Asymmetric Monohulls  1st Laser Vago XD 190 C & J Marsh Asymmetric Multihull 1st Nacra 16 (Spinnaker / S-H) 4 Tony Stokes 2nd Spitfire (Spinnaker / S-H) 124 Kevin Cummerson Laser […]

Photo Gallery – Wednesday End-of-Season

Summer Series Prize Winners, 2017

Morning Flying Fifteen  1st 4039 Mark & Ben Longstaff  2nd 3789 Allen Cave & Ashley Painter  3rd 4024 Simon Kneller & Dave Lucas Laser  1st 211405 Daniel Wigmore  2nd 202072 Barrie Holden  3rd 197369 Ross Williams Laser Radial 1st 115656 Stewart Lawson D-Zero 1st 177 David Summerville 2nd 211 Mandy Sweet Multihull / Fast Handicap […]

Autumn Series Changes

The Autumn series (Sunday Club Racing) begins on 6th August 2017: Notices of Race for the series have been posted (morning and afternoon separately) and there are some changes to note: The experiment introduced early last year to encourage more boats to take part in the handicap fleets on Sunday morning has come to an end. The […]

Overnight Closure of A!: 26th – 28th July

Anyone planning to use the A! north of Buckden roundabout after 9 p.m. next Wednesday through Friday should be aware that the road will be closed to facilitate the installation of new over bridges, as detailed in the following notice. This is likely to affect journey times homeward after Wednesday evening club racing and any […]

FF Newsletter: July 14th, 2017

Editorial The long interval since the previous newsletter can be explained, at least in part, by the fact that we’ve moved house: somewhat inevitably, this led to a temporary change in priorities and sailing has been somewhat intermittent. However, Denise has just announced (for about the 15th time) that she’s happy with the state of […]

Photo Gallery – Wednesday Racing, 12th July 2017

John Clifton

John Clifton, whose GWSC membership number is 10, a founder member instrumental in setting up GWSC more than 50 years ago, for the benefit for us all to enjoy today, celebrated his 100th birthday on July 2nd. Unsurprisingly to many of us in the Flying Fifteen fleet, John was out racing his Flying Fifteen, the […]

Grafham Jubilee Long Distance Race

The Jubilee Long Distance Race was held on Saturday, June 24th.  This was the second year, after last year’s successful inaugural event.  The weather gods were kind again; the wind held at around 12-15 knots all day,and the rain stayed away.  Nine boats took to the water: two D Zeros, a Flying Fifteen, a K6, […]

2017 Challenger Association English National Championship

Judi Figgures with the yellow sail just ahead of two other Grafham Challengers at the 2017 Challenger Class English National Championship Grafham Water Sailability hosted the Challenger Association English National Championship at Grafham over the weekend of 24th and 25th of June 2017. With perfect winds touching 18 knotts the nineteen competing Challengers had one […]