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Festive Sailing

We have the Christmas Race at 13:00hrs on Sunday 16th December with prizes for overall winners, best junior and best dressed boat. On Boxing Day we have a race starting at 11:30hrs, a great opportunity to get rid of the Christmas Day hangover and still get home in time for Boxing Day lunch. Again overall […]

Kevin Last Wins the Frostbites

Nick and Ruth Marlow and Paul Kelly won the two races on Sunday but overall honours go to Kevin Last who won both series all, narrowly from the Marlows by 0.3 and 1 point respectively. Paul Jago continued with all the threes coming third overall in both series having come third in every race sailed. […]

Frostbite Wins for Duncan Adams and Kevin Last

Series 1 race was won by Duncan Adams from Paul Kelly and Paul Jago; Paul Kelly sailing a brand new boat on her first time on the water. Series 2 race was won by Kevin Last from from Ruth and Nick Marlow and Paul Jago; Paul has actually been third in all eight races he […]

Juniors ‘clean up’ and Popcorn awarded Best Crew at 2018 Laying Up Supper

Over 40 club members attended the 2018 Laying up supper, organised by Amanda and Paul Smith and held at Via Fossa in Nottingham last Saturday Night. After enjoying a 3 course dinner, awards, organised by outgoing RC Sailing Ray Kemish, were presented by new Commodore Keith Brereton to race winners, for Most Improved and for Best […]

2019 Duty Rota Bookings Now Being Taken

I have put some sheets up in the barge clubhouse for you to enter race duties for next season. Please enter 3 to 4 dates. The sheet will be up until after the Boxing Day race. I will try and honour all dates entered. For those who aren’t able to enter dates then duties will […]

Frostbite Results

13 boats took part in the two races this Sunday in balmy weather. Both were won by Nick Marlow in his Lark. Overall it is close in each series. Series 1 after four races is led by Kevin Last from Paul Jago and Bob Cuerstemont. Series 2 is led by Paul Jago from Kevin Last […]

RYA Midlands Conference

Keith Brereton and Roger Day attended the RYA Midlands Conference held in Tamworth on November 10th. The purpose is to get the latest information about our sport from the RYA, to network with the 70 plus clubs from the Midlands who attended and get involved with a selection of workshops held throughout the day. Here […]

AGM Motion Results

A lively AGM, heard reports from the out going committee and elected a new committee. Of the motions: 1. Weed as a priority over clubhouse was rejected 2 to 1 with clubhouse expected to be completed with budget. 2/3. Motions to retrict memebership fee increases to 5% were relected by 2 to 1. 4. Motion […]

Keith Brereton New Commodore

Following the AGM on 8th November, Keith Brereton was elected as Commodore. Other elected committee members are below and good to see a full committee. Non-officer roles will be decided at the next committee meeting on 19th November. Commodore: Keith Brereton Rear Commodore Sailing: Michael Pritchard Treasurer: Andrew Goodman Hon. Secretary: Paul Smith Training Principal: […]

Roger Receives Award From RYA Midlands Region

Our own Roger Day was presented with a special award at today’s RYA Midlands Region Affiliated Clubs Conference in recognition of his work in combining the East and West Midlands teams into the RYA Midlands Region before ending his tenure as East Midlands Regional Chair. Well done Roger!