Monthly Archives: September 2017

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 […]

Sonia Evans takes 1st at National Topper event

Congratulations to Sonia Evans of Grafham/Priory SC for winning the national 5.3 Topper event at Poole last weekend (16th/17th September), and her younger brother Tim was second in the 4.2 fleet as well. And it had nothing to do with Peter Saxton being the 5.3 fleet race officer! See the full report here

One more place for NSSA team racing

Due to someone having to drop out CSYSA now urgently need one more person to represent Cambridgeshire in the NSSA Team Racing Championships at Banbury Sailing Club on 7th and 8th October. This event is sailed in Toppers and all boats are provided by the organisers so there is no need to tow any boats to Banbury. […]

Emergency Drill Saturday 23rd September

  You should have been there! If only for the soup…or the tea and cake later! 18 club members who volunteer on ribs took part in the Sept 23 Refresher Day and we all learnt a lot. Especially when we did a drill for an emergency on the water. The MoB dummy pretended it had […]

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

Winter Membership from 25th November 2017 to 31st March 2018

We are offering a special membership rate for winter members, including reduced entry fee to the Grafham Grand Prix. Full details here

Cruising Association Lobster Pots Petition

The Cruising Association is running a campaign for better marking of Lobster Pots. Poorly marked lobster pots and fishing gear are the most difficult and unpredictable hazard facing coastal cruising people. Fishermen, too, report the loss of expensive gear as a result of entanglements. These encounters could even be life-threatening. In one year alone the […]

Ben and Katie take Gold at Worlds

Huge congratulations to Ben Saxton and Katie Dabson who have won the gold medal in the Foiling Nacra 17 World Championships at La Grande Motte. After a close run event it all came down to the last race and a nail biting finish to the double-points medal race saw Ben and Katie flying over the […]

Cambs Youth League Event – Hunts SC Sat 9th Sept

The fourth Cambridgeshire Youth League event of 2017 takes place this Saturday at Hunts Sailing Club. Briefing is at 10:30 with the first of 3 races at 11:00. Entry is only £1 and there are various age group prizes so lots of opportunities to win something. There is no need to pre-register, just turn up […]