Thunderbolts and Lightning; very very frightening…. Mama Mia, Mama Mia, With a double-digit number of helms arriving at ASC early in the afternoon, in bright sunshine to ready their boats, their eagerness outstripped the capability of the scratch Duty Team, to ready Connie on the water, as they tempted Trevor the Trusty Tractor into trundling action. In that […]
Here is our report for the Friday Casual Sailing in April and May.
Wednesday 12 May sailing Just four boats took to the start line for the 5 p.m. race in a light breeze which lead to a short figure-eight course being set. Initially, the fleet stuck together and a number of place changes occurred but the breeze increased and Kevin Milton pulled out a lead. Dennis King […]
Race Report Sunday 9th May – Spring series Race 7 and 8 – Ray Kemish The day promised great sailing conditions. Finally some warmth in the air, some sunshine and best of all, fair winds blowing consistently up the pond from the South West. Using the new committee boat, Connie, on her inaugural race duty […]
Great Course set by Mr and Mrs Smith last night well done and thank you. Results are in. starting to look close at the top… but someone will have to tell Mr Milton.. as we all know he does not look at the results…
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 […]
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.