24 and 25 June is Commodore's Weekend and there will be a packed programme of racing for both adults and juniors with two key trophies up for grabs. Racing will start at 11am on Saturday with the first Commodore's Junior Trophy race, and the first Commodore's Trophy (open to all) race will take place as soon as possible after the end of the junior race, with 3 more alternate races that day. The
Published 07:49 on 15 Jun 2017
Could members who are leaving trailers at the club please ensure that they are clearly marked with the name of the owner to avoid any confusion about ownership. This applies whether your trailer is in a berth or in the trailer park.
Published 09:46 on 13 Jun 2017
SUNDAY 11 JUNE ADULT KICKSTARTER: Sunday morning's Adult Beginner Racing Session is CANCELLED as we have not had sufficient interest to run it. If you would like to attend a session like this in the future, please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can gauge interest. Thank you.
Published 13:58 on 9 Jun 2017
Congratulations to all 12 junior sailors who achieved their RYA Stage 1 and Stage 2 awards, and to the 9 adults who gained their RYA Level 1 qualification over the Bank Holiday weekend. We hope to see you all out on the water over the next few weeks, putting all you have learnt into practice. A big well done too, goes to Jamie Kerslake, who was presented with the Assistant Instructor award. Afterwards
Published 17:01 on 30 May 2017
This year's edition of the annual Safety Advisory Notice from the RYA covers the right choice of ropes, clipping on, use of helmets, carbon monoxide poisoning and cold water shock. Worth a quick read - you can see it by clicking here
Published 16:00 on 29 May 2017
Have you got a safety boat duty this season? Don't forget to come along to a familiarisation session ahead of your duty - these 2 hour sessions will make sure you know how to fuel up, launch, drive and recover the boats safely. Programmes run on the first Thursday evening each month and you need to book on the course via the website (it's free but we have a maximum number we can
Published 07:21 on 25 May 2017
WOW! £526 raised, and a fantastic array of prizes handed out. Paul and Helen were very touched by the support shown and have asked us to pass on their thanks. Watch out for Dennis, who will no doubt be busy practising driving his remote controlled Volvo XC90 at the club soon!
Published 08:01 on 7 May 2017
Iain King, Clair Ranns and Lynn Morris on gaining their Level 2 RYA Dinghy certificates, and to Harvey Walker, Matthew and Ollie Tindley on gaining their Stage 3 RYA Dinghy certificates. Well done!
Published 07:58 on 7 May 2017
Members have been asking when the RSC weather station will be back online. Well, the wait is over. You can now access the weather data live (15 min intervals) via this link - weather.ripon-sc.org.uk We hope to have the data screens in the club up and running in the next few weeks.
Published 21:16 on 3 May 2017
Our new early season coaching sessions with Race Coach Bernard Clark, now named 'BANTER' (Beer And Nattering on Thursday Evenings about Racing) got underway on Thursday 27 April and will run for a further 3 weeks. The first session was land based and the team enjoyed a session which covered race prep, including the need for both boat and helm/crew to be race fit, starting sequences and the importance of being 'on the line'.
Published 09:47 on 28 Apr 2017