Monthly Archives: March 2018

Sprint 15 Open Meeting 25th March

Sprint 15 Winter Traveller 25th March    Photos Jeremy Atkins The Sprint 15s sailed for the Chris Black Trophy on Sunday 25 March in with Club Racing. There was close racing in light winds and Stuart Snell won the event. Grafham youth sailor Rhys Atkins took part in his first Open event in a Sprint […]

Sociable Saturday 13th January 2018

Firstly, I would like to welcome Sylwia, Conor and Anton to our happy group.  I met Sylwia and Conor today and I believe Anton was there last week.  Welcome and we are pleased to have you join us. Probably the most notable item of news today was that there was NO CAKE!  Richard Major came […]

Sociable Saturday 24th March 2018

After howling winds all winter we were left drifting today.  Fortunately no rain to dampen our spirits.  A relatively small turnout with Steve, Becky, Pete, Edda & Ann to the fore, apologies to those I didn’t clock as I snook out early to join some D-Zeros training together.  Once I saw the Sociable Saturday crew […]

Tower Dash

This event, introduced last year year, will run until December.  It takes the form of a timed sail from the Club, around the Tower, and back to the Club.  Details are set out in the Tower Dash Sailing Instructions. We’re starting this year’s event on Wednesday, April 4th (from 4 p.m. onwards) and there will be special prizes for the […]

Fitting Out Social

Following the success of last year’s event, on Wednesday 4 April we are holding a “fitting out” social event at the Club.  This is a warm up for the Wednesday evening series, which starts the following week.  Activities for the evening are as follows: First Tower Dash of 2018 From 4pm with prizes for this event […]

Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open Sunday 25th March

On Sunday 25 March it is the Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open which is run in with Club Racing. The Sprint 15 catamarans will start first, 2 minutes before the first Club start but will be started with flags, not numeral boards. In the morning the DZeros will not start on numeral 3 but will […]

CAT Open this weekend 17th/18th March – Update!

Over the last few days we have been monitoring the weather forecasts for this coming weekend.  The latest forecasts for both days are showing very high winds, low temperatures, a warning of snow and if anything show a worsening trend.  Against this background, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel this weekend’s CAT Open. […]

Race and Safety Teams Refresher Days 2018

The next Refresher Day for Race and Safety Teams is on Saturday, May 5, from 1000 h to 1600 h. If you want to revise and update your skills, please book a place. Numbers are limited. There is no cost to come along. If you usually helm a Committee Boat, here is your chance to […]

Dinghy Instructor Course 2nd – 6th April

The next Dinghy Instructor Course will be on 2nd-6th April, with the pre-assessment on 17th March. Contact the office to register or for more information.

Gents’ Showers – New Floor

  Here’s how the gent’s showers look with the new floor. Many thanks to the gentlemen members and visitors for their forbearance while the work was carried out. As a reminder this is what we posted in January when the work was started.