The fifth Youth session so far this season commenced at 18:30 hrs on Friday 27th July with 5 juniors. The session started off with going over the towing manoeuvre, followed by the juniors taking turns with practising it out on the water while the other juniors did some follow the leader and sailing on a […]
A big thanks to all the members who turned up on Tuesday evening to complete the weed clearing. Aided by the Bill Sheppard patented weed dredger, weed was cut away in the lagoon with three crewed boats then being used to rake the cut weed from the surface. Floating weed was also harvested from the […]
Thanks to all the members who on Sunday morning came to clear the weed. As expected the high winds had removed most of it but good work was done in clearing the small patches in the sailing area and the larger amount in the lagoon. We will clear anything left on Tuesday starting at 18:30hrs.
We are looking to remove the clumps of floating weed over the next few days and good to have a few volunteers to help on Sunday and Tuesday. Ray Kemish will be at club from 11:00hrs on Sunday for an hour or so of clearing and Andrew Goodman and I will be down at 18:30hr […]
On Saturday 23/6/18 ASC Junior Iona Reid took part in the Honda Rib Youth Challenge at Staunton Harold SC. Iona tells her story: I was one of 18 juniors taking part in the Honda Rib Youth Challenge. I came 5th in the 8-12yr age group with a time of 2 mins 20 seconds. The event was […]
The next inter club competition is at Swarkestone on Sunday 10th June and good if as many members as possible travel there to compete. Racing starts at 11:00hrs. If you intend to take part let Ray Kemish know this week. If any members wish to camp overnight on Saturday or possibly both Friday and Saturday […]
A gorgeous afternoon, weatherwise, with light winds, perfect for getting back on the water after a cold winter and that’s exactly what 12 of our younger sailors did under the watchful eye of Dinghy Instructor Jill. More fun, games and coaching will take place this Friday evening. Beeston Scouts also carried out part of the […]
SATURDAY 9th JUNE 2018 BRIEFING – 10.30 am FIRST RACE – 11.00 am 3 RACES, 2 TO COUNT Enter on the day, just £10.00 to include a light lunch. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact: Malcolm Davidson Tel: 07906187902 or 0115 9228613 Email: email@example.com More on the Events pages.
Last weekend’s damp and breezy conditions saw 6 members, including 2 juniors, take to the water in various club powerboats. Instructors Bill and Jeremy guided students Iona, Tara, Darcey, Paul, Ruth and Liz through low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, driving at planing speed and collision regulations providing them with the skills necessary to […]
Friday evening sees an informal Fitting Out Supper in the Clubhouse after Friday night sailing. Will start at about 19:30hrs and we will order take-aways and hopefully have a quiz from Paul Smith.