Monthly Archives: September 2018

Solo Inland Championships

67 competitors, including 7 GWSC sailors, enjoyed varied conditions from 6-16 knots, some rain and sunshine on 22-23 September for the Solo Inland Championships. Congratulations to Tom Gillard who won 5 of the 6 races and carried off a haul of trophies.   Well done to Ewan Birkin-Walls who was first Grafham boat in 9th […]

RIB Training Morning

A Race Officer briefs RIB drivers on Saturday’s training morning It’s Sunday, mix dinghies and cats with a decent wind and what do you have? Club racing! Well, almost: the other two essential ingredients are a Committee Boat and RIBs, the latter to lay marks and give safety cover. Many GWSC members have done the […]

RYA Regional Junior Championships/Fun OnBoard

The RYA British Youth Sailing Regional Championships is coming to Grafham on 29th and 30th September. This event, which used to be called the Zone Squads, now includes a new Fun OnBoard Fleet as well as the usual Championship and Regatta fleets. The Fun OnBoard Fleet is for those relatively new to the sport of […]

Bank Holiday Monday Long Distance Race

After two days of horrible weather (thunder storms on Saturday, rain and strong winds on Sunday), we had more accommodating conditions for Monday’s Long Distance Race.  The wind was still fresh, sufficient for interesting and exhilarating sailing. Six teams entered for the whole race (starting at 10:30 and finishing at 6pm) and a number of […]

Caption Competition

Spotted on Grafham Water this summer! There will be a prize for the best caption suggestion – email by Saturday 15th September. The winner will be announced at the Duke Of Edinburgh Club Championship/Bart’s Bash on Sunday 16th September.