2018 Training Dates Published

The training programme for 2018 has now been published on the website and includes RYA courses covering First Aid, Adult Beginners Sailing, Youth Sailing and Powerboating. Visit the Training section for details. At time of writing there are places available on all courses except the Powerboat course for club members which is full due to […]

2018 PY Handicaps Announced

The 2018 PYs were announced today by the RYA. Little has changed but a Laser can now go 3 seconds slower in a race in 2018 than 2017 against Phantoms, Larks and Supernovas and reflects poorly on our Laser sailors! Meanwhile Jon Adams must be jumping for joy with his Rooster. For our main classes […]

COLD TURKEY

Four of us sailed the annual Cold Turkey race in what was ideal winter sailing conditions. Mike Pritchard acted as OOD and two brave souls manned the safety boat on what was a cold day for just sitting in a boat. With a steady 4 to 5 from the west a good course was set […]

2017 Prize Winners

The 2017 prize winners are now known and can be found via links below. Prizes will be handed out at the Laying Up Supper on Friday 17th November. Well done to all those who and prize and for those who didn’t but competed throughout the year. Winners by event can be found here ASC 2017 […]

Youth Improvers End Race Series With Party!

The last Youth Improvers Session for the juniors started with amazingly good wind, what some could say were the best weather conditions that the juniors had for the whole season! The regular juniors were joined by newbies from the course Matthew, Andrew and Aiden who all did extremely well considering the slightly blowy conditions; a […]

Learn the art of race management

The way that our races are run and courses played has a large impact on enjoyment levels in our sport. Have you ever been given any instruction on best practice? If you answered no then you are not alone. Come along to the clubhouse on October 4th for 19:00 to learn and listen to a […]

New Blood Enters Cygnet Series

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 […]

23 Race on Sunday as Adams/Jago Love-in Continues

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. […]

Wednesday night sees close racing with a tie for first place

Another great turnout of 15 boats on a warm summers evening with the drama of a premature start the wind slowly died and then finally increased towards the end of the race. There was a close finish with a tie for first place between Paul Jago and Jonathan Adams with Kev Last in third pace. […]

Attenborough Win Northern Tripartite

A good team effort in blustery conditions saw Attenborough win the Northern Tripartite team event for the first time in a number of years. The forecast high winds put many off taking part from all three clubs; Attenborough, Swarkestone and Sutton-in-Ashfield. With the best four from each club counting in each race the stronger depth […]