We have four spaces vacant still for the RYA powerboat level 2 course on the 10-12th May. We run this course for a very modest £25 for members only, to help us to maintain a competent base of crew to run the safety boats throughout the year, without which the club would not be able […]
The first race of the season starts at 14:00 on 3rd March. Is your boat ready? Have you checked all those ropes and shackles so that you get a smooth start to the season? The first series is the Snowdrop with two races on a Sunday afternoon. The first will start at 14:00 hrs. Hope […]
It’s not too long now before Friday Evening and Saturday Afternoon casual sailing will be starting.
Another good day down at the club work party last Saturday. A mild morning meant that we could get on with some of the maintenance tasks, and over 20 members came to lend a hand. Many thanks 👏👏 It was great to see some of the Juniors helping Jill Reid start the preparation of the […]
A good turnout this morning with 22 members turning out to help with the maintenance around the club. The bottom of the white dory was cleaned in preparation or the hole to be repaired. The new steps built by Nick Colbeck were put into place after paving slabs were placed at their foot.
Nine boats took to the water in this years Cold Turkey race today in light force 2 to 3 south westerly winds. All boats were single handers ranging from a Phantom to a Topper and ages ranging 11 to 70+. All boats got away cleanly and very soon the fleet sorted itself out with the […]
Light winds and clear skies set the backdrop to the 2018 Christmas Handicap Race and Party. Conditions favoured those skilled at sitting or standing still for 50 minutes. Prizes were awarded to Kevin Last, Paul Kelly and Duncan Adams who finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd adults and Juniors Jill, Tabatha and Ella, three up in […]
We have the Christmas Race at 13:00hrs on Sunday 16th December with prizes for overall winners, best junior and best dressed boat. On Boxing Day we have a race starting at 11:30hrs, a great opportunity to get rid of the Christmas Day hangover and still get home in time for Boxing Day lunch. Again overall […]
Over 40 club members attended the 2018 Laying up supper, organised by Amanda and Paul Smith and held at Via Fossa in Nottingham last Saturday Night. After enjoying a 3 course dinner, awards, organised by outgoing RC Sailing Ray Kemish, were presented by new Commodore Keith Brereton to race winners, for Most Improved and for Best […]
Keith Brereton and Roger Day attended the RYA Midlands Conference held in Tamworth on November 10th. The purpose is to get the latest information about our sport from the RYA, to network with the 70 plus clubs from the Midlands who attended and get involved with a selection of workshops held throughout the day. Here […]