Attenborough contest the Northern Tripartite at the King’s Mill Reservoir

Last Sunday, four Attenborough warriors, Duncan Adams, Paul Jago, Ray Kemish and Kev Milton travelled North to Sutton in Ashfield Sailing Club, situated on the King’s Mill reservoir, to do battle against the home team and Swarkestone sailors in the annual Northern Tripartite race series. Three races in light winds seemed to suit Swarkestone’s Tim […]

Pursuit Series Win Beckoned for Nick

Congratulations to Nick Colbeck who won the May pursuit race. Based on personal handicaps for the first time in a few years, the results were close apart from the winner and Andrew Beaumont who came second. The next 8 boats all finished within a minute of each other with Mike Pritchard just edging in to […]

Pursuit Race Start Times

This Sunday sees first of our Pursuit Race days. First race is a pursuit and starts at 13:45hrs. At about 15:30hrs there will be a handicap race. Both races are based on personal handicaps this season. Start times for the pursuit race can be found by clicking link. Pursuit Start Times 2019

Intrepid Foursome Tackle Trent Tripartite

Yesterday, Ray Kemish, Kev Last, Kev Milton and Nick Whiles carried the club colours to Trent Valley Sailing Club for the annual battle with the home team and Nottingham SC. Situated at the junction of the rivers Trent and Soar and the Erewash and Cranfleet canals, the location made for a glorious spectacle, a challenging […]

Golden First Race for Jill Reid

Jill Reid sailing her first race of the season won the Gold Fleet on Sunday from Ray Kemish and Bob Cuerstemont. Silver fleet was won by Kevin Last from Rob Corner and Iona Reid. Bronze fleet was won by Paul Kelly from Brian Davies and Don Bishop.

Gold Silver and Bronze Series Start

A nice light wind welcomed the start of the Spring series. In the first race both Phantoms had gear failure even before the start and at the start Nick and Ruth Marlow were too enthusiastic and recalled by Race Officer Ray Kemish. So good racing on a testing course with along beat and the usual […]

Spring Series Start this Weekend

Sunday sees the first of nine races for the Spring series. First race at 14:00hrs is for teh Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets. 2019 allocations are shown in the table. If not in Gold or Silver fleet then will race in Bronze fleet. As for previous seasons we will have 3 up, 3 down between […]

Last Races in the Snowdrop series

With today being Mothering Sunday entries for the last two races in the Snowdrop series was low. Just five boats took to the water for the first race in a stiff force 4 to 5 ENE wind. Although there were five different boats involved ranging from Phantom to Laser Radial racing was close for the […]

Duncan Tames Gusty Sunday – the Initial View

Pleasant weather but a gusty wind welcomed the competitors this Sunday. Duncan Adams won the first race easily from the ever improving Louis Mok and Ray Kemish third. Ray was trying his best for the Flying Centerboard early entry with three capsizes although was beaten in that area by a mammoth capsize by Kevin Milton […]

Sunday Racing – the Initial View

Lighter winds than forecast allowed Race Officer Duncan Adams to set a testing course that enabled the competitors to visit almost all of our marker buoys. Race 1 was led away by Kevin Milton in his Phantom but Kevin Last slowly reeled him in to finish within a minute and of the Phantom and win […]