The forecast 17mph , gusting 25mph, chilled Nor-easter greeted seven potential jockeys to the Conneries Lagoon this evening. Along with hoards of twitchers, with their optics focussed on the flocks of Arctic Terns – who were loving the home-like conditions. As the wind howled through the lone tree and whistled through the rigging in the […]
Report from Roger Day With a brisk north east wind blowing on a sunny afternoon ten boats took to the start line for the first race. The first leg was a beat along the whole length of the lake and by the time the fleet reached the windward mark the fleet had already started […]
Wednesday 21st April Race Report: Joint Winners! A sunny and breezy, but cool, evening led to close racing on the water and a remarkable dead-heat with two sailors having the exact same time after correction for their respective boats handicap. Ten boat took part with the Kev Milton’s phantom and Roger Day’s gull sharing the […]
Another blistering two races for Sunday series. Race officer Jonathan Adams was once again looking for the wind, in order to be able to set a course for the eager six competitors keen to float around the Coneries pond this afternoon. Roger Day ‘s enthusiasm for getting the course set in good time transferred to […]
Race report Wednesday Series 1 – 7th April 2021 Battle of the Phantoms Wednesday night racing resumed in earnest with the growing Phantom fleet represented by Duncan Adams, Kevin Milton and Jon Adams. Watching from the Deck was Paul Kelly, looking for some tips for when he joins the fray! Supernovas were represented by Kevin Last […]
Bank Holiday Turbo Race Report 5th April 2021 The day was sunny and a fair breeze was blowing from the North West. Not a good direction considering we did not have the ability to execute a beat as the first leg. The course was set with a thought provoking reach to the first mark. […]
We had a fabulous day for the first Casual Sailing of 2021. The forecast was for 10knots, gusting to 18knots. But it felt more than that.
Casual Sailing will be starting on Friday 4th April. As this is Good Friday we will be able to get there early and have plenty of time to sail despite it being the first time the boat is rigged for most of us. Louis and I (Dennis) intend to be there from about 2:30.
Everyone except the wind turned up for the first Wednesday race of 2021, following the relaxation of lockdown rules this week. Two Phantoms of Kevin Milton and Duncan Adams were first over the start line. Sadly these pair were the only two that qualified as having started, with Peter Hampshire , Malcolm Davidson, Brian Davies […]