Three 45 minute races this Sunday, starting at 13:45hrs. We will use three different handicap systems, one per race. The first will be based on usual pursuit race personal handicaps; second will be based on RYA recommended handicaps for use at our water and third the usual RYA handicaps. The second type will also be […]
Members on a mission. 24 members turned up today and put in a minimum of 2 hours of volunteer time and he presto we have a clubhouse with four external walls and one internal patrician. Thanks to all who helped and in particular to Nick Colbeck and Dave Bexson who did a great job at […]
Great news the new clubhouse has arrived. Now need about 12 people on Saturday to start construction of the building. Video of arrival is below. For those with only Kb transfer rates best not to open it. Clubhouse Arrival
The new clubhouse has been loaded on to the lorry and ready to travel to Attenborough and will arrive about 10am Thursday morning. A reminder we need as many volunteers as possible. We also need someone to video the arrival and unloading as our Press Officer is away.Thanks in advance.
Sand martins have just arrived back at Attenborough and are establishing their colony for the year – any disturbance could cause a nesting failure, which would influence returning birds for years to come. So can all sailors should make themselves of the limits of sailing area, as marked on page 28 of the club handbook, […]
Quick link to Race Results
DBN have updated Racing box to the right and it now has two hyperlinks, click on “latest race results” to go straight to Results page or “club racing” for Racing main page.
27 boats started ion the Gold, Silver, Bronze fleet series seeing wins for Kevin Last (Gold), Nick Marlow (Silver) and Mike Leach (Bronze). After two races the fleets are already starting to sort themselves out with result table showing you cannot afford to count a discard. The second race was for the Fast and Slow […]
Jill Reid won the Wednesday night race from a faltering Paul Jago and Duncan Adams. A stunning comeback from Jill who played the winds to her advantage to gain ground as the leaders struggled in the light winds. Another good turnout with 18 boats sailing a challenging course set by Race Officer, Ray Kemish with […]
Wins for Ray Kemish (Gold), Nick Turnbull-Ross (Silver) and Brendan McGrath (Bronze) with 23 boats racing with 9 out of 10 in gold fleet starting as favourite sits the race out.
New Committee Boat
A new committee boat was delivered on 30th March and was used for first time on Sunday. Slightly larger and more comfortable than the old one. She has a petrol outboard engine and will eventually have cooking capability. Please ensure she is moored on the island pontoon after use.