Twenty visitors joined eight local members to sail the Nobel Marine Comet Championships at Attenborough SC. The series was run with three races on Saturday and two on Sunday.
12 boats took part in the last two races of the eight race summer series. Most positions had been already sorted in August but the final day’s racing proved beneficial for some. The first race for the General Handicap was won by Kevin last from Roger Day and Andrew Beaumont. However overall, first and second […]
Cygnets Race 7, 2nd September 2017 The second to last Youth Improvers session of the series started peacefully, with the pond glassy like a mirror. Two newbie sailors from the youth course took to the water to try out the race for the first time. Martin drifted in front of everyone else, using his standard […]
The Bank Holiday Cup will commence as soon as the water is clear from comets on sunday. If you plan on racing/ sailing, please liaise with Roger Day the ood for the Comets his aim is to have two back to back races on Sunday morning starting around 11 (wind dependent) id aim for a 2-3pm […]
A large number of Wanlip Sailing Club members have spent the weekend at the club and joined in rcaing this Sunday, resulting in over 25 boats taking part over the two races. Taking the two races as a series thde overall results for top five are below: 1st ASC Kevin Last S’NOVA 1077 1075 4.0pts […]
Race 1 saw the second tie of the series between Jon Adams and Paul Jago with Kevin Last third. Mike Pritchard leads overall from Paul and Kevin. Race 2 saw the fast and slow fleets battle it out in gusty conditions. The slow fleet was won by Kevin Last from Bob Cuerstemont and Dave Bexson. […]
After a week off, Kevin Last returned to the pond and won the first race from Paul Jago and Jill Reid. In the second race, Kevin repeated his feat winning the slow fleet from Jon Adams in his Rooster 8.1 and Kevin Milton. Paul Jago won the slow fleet from Mike Pritchard and Andrew Beaumont.
sees Paul Jago win the first race with Bob Cuerstemont and Mike Pritchard winning Fast and Slow fleets respectively in Race 2.
Wednesday night saw a 15 strong fleet and some reasonable wind for race No. 8 of the series. After a slightly starboard biased start Mike soon managed to clear the fleet and the weed to take the lead. Jonathan, however, had some technical difficulties just before the start and had to take a pit stop […]
Paul Jago sailed two stunning races to overcome the difficult conditions with the wind coming in from the railway line. The increasing weed caused a few problems for some of the larger boats and the committee will be looking at this challenge this week – any environmentally solutions welcome. Paul Jago won the first race […]