Wednesday Series 1 – 0.5 Points Cover First Three Overall 04/06/2011

Following the four way tie in the Snowdrop Series, Wednesday Series 1 ended up almost as close. Competition at the front of the fleet is increasing with new helms, boats and sails appearing. Wednesday night racing as been popular over the last few years and this season has been no different. The first series of […]

Frostbite Series 12/12/2010

The 2010 Frostbite series came to a frozen end with the last three weekends of racing cancelled due to cold weather and a pond that eventually ended up totally frozen over. This meant the race series results were based on the first three weekends. Frostbite 1 was won as for last year by Kevin Milton […]

October Pursuit race 02/11/2010

Twenty-four boats took part in the October Pursuit Race. Bringing back memories to many at Attenborough we had an Enterprise 1-2-3 with father and son John and Ethan Shepherd winning from Phil Shipley and then Don Bishop and Andrew Pettipher. If you feel the race results are incorrect let me know. The Sailing Committee will […]

Ladies Plate 26/09/2010

Blustery conditions reduced the turnout this year with several contenders ending up crewing in the Kingfisher Cup instead. However, a fleet of three had some close race. Julie Warren in her Laser Radial had a good start and after one lap was close behind last year’s winner, Andrea Murphy, who was finding time way from […]

Kingfisher Cup 26/09/2010

A fleet of thirteen boats took part in the prestigous Kingfisher Cup in force three winds from the north-east resulting in the usual Attenborough shifts and gusts. A good beat was followed by four downwind legs with some excellent planing conditions in the gusts. An excellent start resulted in Nick and Ruth Marlow leading up […]

Wednesday Series 3 Final Summary 16/09/2010

Well no more Wednesday night sailing for another six months. Wednesday Series 3 was sailed in some poor condidtions with light winds and rain dominating after the first race with one race not going ahead due to the poor conditions, so in the end four races sailed with three to count. The first race saw […]

Fastnet Race 28/08/2010

For the first time in many years, the club ventured outside of Coneries Lagoon. The aptly named Fastnet Race, involved passing through the gap south of No. 6 buoy and then turning starboard up the barge canal, past the Erewash and as far as the footbridge taking walkers to the Trent. Two laps were scheduled […]

Wednesday Series 3 Continues Despite Rain 25/08/2010

Rain stopping cricket at Trent Bridge may be understandable but rain stopping sailing. With more cars leaving than arriving and much stroking of chins under grey clouds it was debatable whether Race 2 would take place. Decisive action by OOD Keith Brereton meant the race was on and five hardy souls eventually took to the […]

Wednesday Series 3 Gets of to a Fine Start 18/08/2010

Despite the early start of 18:30hrs (6:30pm), seventeen boats took part in the final Wednesday night race series iof the year, consisting of five races for the Twilight Cup. Continuing a familiar theme there was yet another tie with Andrea Murphy in her Laser tieing for second place with Nick Marlow and his new crew […]

Wednesday Series 2 Final Summary 11/08/2010

As ever Wednesday nights provide some of the best sailing at the club. The final race for Wednesday Series 2 was held on the 11th of August with 22 boats taking part. Overall 45 boats took part in the series and average number of starters was 18 with half the races getting 20+. Pleasant summer […]