News: Club Racing

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 […]

Autumn Series Prizegiving and Winners

The prize giving for the Autumn Series was held on Sunday 12th November. Above – Andy and Mark Baldwin – 1st Mono Asymmetric. Below Ann Young, 1st Laser 4.7, Kevin Cummerson, 1st Spitfire, Richard Major – 2nd D-Zero. Congratulations to all prize winners, who are: Morning Flying Fifteen 1st Flying 15 3789            […]

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 […]

Photo Gallery – Wednesday End-of-Season

Duke of Edinburgh Club Championship

The 2017 Club Championships was sailed on Sunday 24th September in champagne racing conditions, sun and a brisk force 3. 50 boats entered and the Race Officer and his team set a variety of courses during the day to ensure no class was favoured. The wind was from an unusual south east direction which resulted […]

Duke of Edinburgh Club Championship

The 2017 DoE Club Championship will be held on Sunday 24th September. The Supplementary Sailing Instructions can be seen here

Bart’s Bash 2017

Along with many thousands of sailors around the world, GWSC will be racing in Bart’s Bash on September 17, 2017 2:00 pm Stop Press: A number of sailing and yacht clubs in the Caribbean that have been affected by Hurricane Irma have taken part in Bart’s Bash in previous years and had planned to hold an event […]

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, […]

Club Racing: 19th March

On Sunday 19 March it is the Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open which is run in with Club Racing. As in previous years, tor the first two races of the day, the Sprint 15 catamarans start will begin the sequence. The 0 board is the Sprint 15s 3 minute warning and they will start on numeral 3. […]