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    COMMODORE'S WEEKEND AND PRIZE-GIVING Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June 2024

    With less than two weeks to go until Commodore's Weekend I felt it was time to let the members know exactly what to expect from the weekend. Camping will be available on the field from the Friday night throughout the weekend, subject to weather - we are due a high this weekend which will hopefully dry the field out. Please check the website for updates. Commodore's weekend kicks off at 10.30 on the

    Published 08:13 on 29 May 2024

  • Race Officer and other Duties - Please sign up!

    We have quite a few weekends and Wednesday evenings coming up with a number of vacancies for various duties. If you have not yet signed up for a duty, please do so as otherwise it will be very difficult to run the racing programme. Very often, committee members and others have to step in at short notice and forgo their racing to allow others to sail. I will again repeat my offer to help

    Published 17:45 on 29 Apr 2024

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    Youth & Junior Open Meeting

    The club is looking forward to hosting the next round in the regional youth traveller series on Saturday 27 April. There is already a strong entry from #teamripon who are looking to build on their successful start to the series last weekend at West Riding where they placed 2 in the top 3 and a 2nd in the Regatta division as well as some good early season showings from some of the other members

    Published 07:28 on 23 Apr 2024

  • St.Georges Day Regatta and Methuselah Events

    Just a reminder that the next two Sundays are One-day events, so if you haven't got your boat out yet, now's your chance to dust off the cobwebs and get sailing without having to complete a long series. This Sunday, 21st April, is our St.George's Day regatta which will be split into Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets. This format is proving very popular as it means you can race against sailors of a

    Published 07:34 on 17 Apr 2024

  • Streaker Open, Champion of Champions Trophy and Revised Morning Race Start times

    Just a reminder that our Streaker Open is this Saturday, 6th April and we are expecting good support from home boats! Our Champion of Champions Trophy for those qualifying in 2023 will be held on Sunday 14th April. A list of those eligible in either the senior or junior category can be found here . For those not in this category, you can sail in the accompanying 'Others' series which will have a

    Published 10:59 on 2 Apr 2024

  • Easter Egg Gold/Silver/Bronze Regatta Sunday 31st March

    We will be following the success of last year's Easter Egg Regatta with the same event this coming Sunday, 31st March. Depending on numbers there may be a single or split fleet start, but results will be split into Gold/Silver/Bronze at the RO's discretion. Chocolate prizes will be given out on the day, so come and join the fun! First race will be at 11.00 with races 2&3 after lunch and not before 13.00 hrs.

    Published 14:14 on 26 Mar 2024

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    Sprint Racing - Good Friday, 29th March

    Last chance to have a play with the sprint race format in experimental form to see if we will take it into the main club racing calendar. Come along and enjoy fast, short races, practice your starts and beats, imrove your tactical thinking and tell us if you like it! Also, if you would like a short session in the Race Hut, or on the safety boat to familiarise yourself without committing to a whole

    Published 09:52 on 24 Mar 2024

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    Racing Rules Review with Fish & Chip Supper Saturday 16th March

    On Saturday 16th March, we will be holding our review of the Racing Rules from 17.00 to approximately 20.00 hours. The presentation will be hosted by Oscar Shilling from the RYA. The session will cover the basic rules you need to know when going racing as well as being open to discussion of various scenarios and questions you may have. We hope this will be an informative evening, whether you are new to racing, or

    Published 19:23 on 6 Mar 2024

  • Latest news - More sprint racing, RO training and we want your trophies back!

    The next sprint race trial will be on Sunday 10th March. Please be rigged and ready to start at 10.30a.m. We will run a number of races to finish around 12.30. This will give time to pack up and get changed, have lunch and then move on to RO training in the afternoon, commencing at 1.30pm. The RO training is aimed at those unfamiliar with running races as well as those who have

    Published 19:15 on 1 Mar 2024

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    Final Slipway Concreting Work Party this Saturday 24th February 2024.

    Following last Saturday's very well supported concrete work party where three bays were concreted we now have just two bays remaining to finish the slipway works. I would like to thank every member who has helped undertake these works, the new slipway has made a massive difference to the launching of boats. One final push is required to complete the job. So I am appealing to members to come down this Saturday

    Published 09:38 on 21 Feb 2024

  • Short Format Racing Trials Sunday 18th February

    As you may know, we are looking to introduce short format racing within the racing programme later in the year. This is seen as a way of providing an exciting alternative to normal racing as well as a stepping stone for new sailors to transition into the main fleet racing. On the morning of Sunday 18th February, we will be having an experimental session to be run by Oscar Shilling from the RYA.

    Published 12:19 on 6 Feb 2024

  • February Working Parties and Safety Boat Refreshers

    We have three working parties scheduled for February. We have had tremendous support for the January events but there is still a lot to do! Sunday 11th February is a normal working party where we will continue with jobs already begun in January. Items still to be done will be on the display board in the club foyer. Start time is 10.00a.m. Refreshments will again be provided once you've worked up an appetite! The

    Published 12:45 on 5 Feb 2024

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