eSailing is back!

Following the popularity of eSailing before we could do real sailing, Virtual Regatta is returning to GWSC on Wednesday evenings in November and December. eSailing fleet captain and RYA Eastern Region eSailing champion James Curtis is planning to run eight four-race mini regattas from 4th November to 23rd December, with the placing on the night being […]

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Wednesday Afternoons – Nigel’s Blog

21st October – Trafalgar Day! It was only right that on Trafalgar Day we would not let a little bit of rain prevent sailing. Seven boats turned out and enjoyed a force 2/3 breeze for some hectic action in 5 two lap races. The starts were entertaining as was the shifty beat along the shore […]

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Kitesurfing Success for Katie

Congratulations to club member Katie Dabson who has won bronze at the recent Formula Kite Mixed Team Relay European Championships in Austria. This is the mixed relay discipline that will be used at the Paris 2024 Olympics. Katie had her first taste of kiting in August 2018 when she kept her father Simon company at […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Trophy 20th September 2020

Sunshine, and wind between 16-18kt provided a splendid day’s racing for the coveted trophy, and a large entry across all our fleets was in evidence. It was a very successful event. Well planned, and well executed with excellent support from the team out on the water.  Three different race courses were featured to try and […]

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Cat Open Success

Report by Cat Fleet Captain Neil Klabe. The A class National Championship was held over the weekend (19th-20th September) at Weston Sailing Club. It was split into two groups: the Foilers and Classics. Day one on the Saturday was raced in very gusty and shifty conditions and saw our own hot shot Julian Bosch show […]

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Commodore’s Blog

August 2020 This is my first ever “Commodore’s Blog”, one of a long list of first-time things I’ve done in my first six weeks as your new Club Commodore. I’m keen to look forward rather than backward (the view through your windscreen is always bigger and better than through your rear-view mirror).  However, it would […]

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Summer Camp 2020

A month ago we didn’t think we’d be able to run this year’s Youth Summer Camp. But then the government allowed camp sites to reopen and we went into planning overdrive to try to work out what it would be possible to do. As with everything we have been doing at the club during the […]

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Training School Reopens

After two Saturdays of successfully running adult and youth coaching, the Training School has reopened offering a limited selection of courses from our published schedule. The first three day course, Advanced Youth Race Training, ran last week, with 6 keen young sailors determined to improve their racing skills. Coaches Matt and Mandy were really happy […]

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Stand Up Paddleboarding

The club has just taken delivery of six brand new Stand Up Paddleboards and these are available to members to hire. If you have not previously tried paddleboarding, we recommend you watch the introductory video by the manufacturer first. Please note the following important points: fasten the ankle strap to your ankle do not drag […]

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Coaching Restarts

Photo: Sara Collard. On Saturday 11th July we restarted Saturday coaching. In the morning was the adult session, attended by 10 of the Saturday stalwarts. Here is Wendy’s report: Wow, it was fabulous to be out with our lovely coaches, Matt and Mandy again.  We split into 2 groups of 5 to be socially distant. […]

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