The Season Starts with a Drop of Fruitiness

8 sailors launched but only 3 finished.  A big well done to everyone who launched today, it was never going to be champagne sailing condition but for the first race of the year the cobwebs well and truly got blown away or if they did not they definitely got washed. Big thank you to those […]

2020 Sailing Season starts this weekend.

Who’s ready for the 2020 sailing Season?  A big thank you to all those who have put the time in over the winter work parties, prepping, fixing and serving all aspects of the club ready for the start of the season.  Well done.  The Sailing Season starts this Sunday with the first race at 14.00 […]

Work Parties Are Under Way

As we hit the new year it now time to get out the spanners, spades and screwdrivers and do those much-needed jobs around the club.  These are running every Saturday Morning normally finish for around 13.00  if you do have some spare time and can lend a hand then please get in touch or check […]

Boxing Day Takes Last to First

A wet day saw the final race of the 2019 season on Boxing Day. Kevin Milton led the fleet away and maintained the lead throughout the race. Mike Pritchard and Kevin Last had agreat battle until the last lap when Kev upped a gear which meant he won overall from Kev Milton and Mike Pritchard. […]

Christmas Cracker for Kevin

Roger Day led the fleet away for the Christmas race on Sunday with an excellent start. After a good battle he was overtaken by Kevin Milton in his Phantom who went on to win the race quite easily. Malcolm Davidson played the shifts well to take second overall from Ray Kemish with Roger Day fourth. […]

Last and Day

Final frostbite races took place today in gusty and cold conditions with Kevin Last winning both races. In the first one he won easily from the ever improving Roger Day and Malcolm Davidson. Kevin won overall from Mike Pritchard with Roger third closely followed by Ray Kemish, Louis Mok and Kevin Milton. In the second […]

Windiest Race Day of the Year Sees Thrills and Spills

Gusts of 40knots met the ten intrepid sailors who raced on Sunday. Both races a battle of attrition. Race 1 was won by Nick and Ruth Marlow from Kevin Last and Mike Pritchard.. The second race saw four starters and was won by Mike Pritchard from Ray Kemish. Brian Davies retired as did Andrew Goodman […]

The Gull Swoops to Victory

Very light winds saw an excellent performance by Roger Day in his Gull saw his win the first race by 9 seconds on corrected time from Mike Pritchard with Malcolm Davidson third. Mike leads overall from Roger and Kevin Milton. The second race was another drifter, this time won by Mike Pritchard with Andrew Beaumont […]

Frostbite Wins for Kevin and Mike

Two excellent courses set by Nick Marlow led to some good tactical racing. First race was won easily by Kevin Last from Peter Hampshire and Kevin Milton. Honourable mention to Roger Day who came fourth in his Gull. The second race was a tighter affair and eventually won by Mike Pritchard from Peter Hampshire and […]

Update on the Rivers – 15-11-19

The Erewash has managed to flow over the top of its sides and into the carpark. a few photos from Olivers Visit this morning.  if you do plan to visit the club for the Friday cruising or to just to check on things please be careful.  Updates and news soon.  Duncan