August Telltales

Telltales, our club newsletter was sent by email on Tuesday. For those who haven’t received it, a copy can be found here. Telltales August 2016

Boat pitch competition underway

To keep your boat pitch tidy remember we have grass cutting equipment. It is located in the work shop container, second from the roadway. We will be giving prizes for the best kept pitches – judging at end of September.

Race Training Day 2

This Friday will be our second race training session. We will be looking at Tacking styles and techniques along with step two on how to get a “good start” Start time is 18.30hrs but if you cannot make it till later please pop down when you can we will love to see you on the […]

8 Turn out for the Start of Race Training

We had 8 boats turn out for the first race training session on Friday evening. The areas we covered where boats speed – how to slow/speed up your boat using the boats controls (not your leg!) We used follow my leader skills and also tight circles After this we turned out attention to Starting we […]

Club Regatta 7th August

The Re Scheduled Club Regatta is fast approaching – it will be great to see as many of you down as possible. First Race  12.00hrs Second Race 14.00hrs Third race 16.00hrs ASC Handicaps will be used. Prizes on the day. Please note we might need help with OOD duties on the day if you are able […]

95% of Members Re-join for 2016

A big thanks to all of re-joined and to Roger Chilvers for those gentle reminders resulting in highest renewals for many years. Already this year, another eight memberships have been accepted including a number of juniors which is great to see; strong membership will ensure the club retains a healthy financial position for this year.

New Clubhouse Goes Up

Members on a mission. 24 members turned up today and put in a minimum of 2 hours of volunteer time and he presto we have a clubhouse with four external walls and one internal patrician. Thanks to all who helped and in particular to Nick Colbeck and Dave Bexson who did a great job at […]

The Clubhouse is Loaded

The new clubhouse has been loaded on to the lorry and ready to travel to Attenborough and will arrive about 10am Thursday morning. A reminder we need as many volunteers as possible. We also need someone to video the arrival and unloading as our Press Officer is away.Thanks in advance.

Sand Martins Return to Attenborough

Sand martins have just arrived back at Attenborough and are establishing their colony for the year – any disturbance could cause a nesting failure, which would influence returning birds for years to come. So can all sailors should make themselves of the limits of sailing area, as marked on page 28 of the club handbook, […]

Quick link to Race Results

DBN have updated Racing box to the right and it now has two hyperlinks, click on “latest race results” to go straight to Results page or “club racing” for Racing main page.