the first 'autumn storm' is due to hit us today and strong winds are forecast. Please make sure you've checked your boat and that it is securely tied down to prevent damage to it, or to it's neighbours. It's the time of year to make sure you have got your cover on the boat, that it's well fitted and that the boat is in a position where it can drain if
Published 14:25 on 12 Sep 2017
A group of our younger members yesterday discovered a wasps nest in the woods, and were badly stung. Thankfully they are all now doing ok, although they've been left pretty sore. Until the nest has been treated the woods are out of bounds.
Published 06:59 on 11 Sep 2017
that we report the death of club member Graham Wall. Our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.
Published 06:57 on 11 Sep 2017
We are delighted to announce that the days of the paper application form have now gone, and that from now on we will handle applications for membership via our website through an online system. This has been made possible after a lot of hard work by the team who design and deliver Sailing Club Manager, our membership system, and the change will reduce the amount of time it takes to manage membership applications.
Published 15:24 on 8 Sep 2017
New to the idea of sailing in the winter, or just wondering what gear's out there to make it comfortable? This article may provide some guidance.
Published 14:01 on 6 Sep 2017
The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation was founded to commemorate Andrew aka Bart who tragically drowned whilst practising for the America's Cup. The foundation seeks to drive forward our sport through getting more people afloat and this year we have a DI course which the ASSF are funding - their generosity will help us get more Instructors trained up which means we can get more people sailing. We will celebrate with a 'Northern
Published 14:46 on 31 Aug 2017
The club's fund raising calendar 'Streaker Boys' is available for pre-order sales now - either via the website or via Gail Jackson at the club. We expect to take delivery of the calendars towards the end of September, book your copy now!
Published 18:41 on 23 Aug 2017
Congratulations to Ellie Clark and crew Elizabeth Cattermole who became Ladies and U17 Ladies Champions at the recent 420 National Champs sailed at Helensburgh SC in some very testing conditions.
Published 18:39 on 23 Aug 2017
We are running pre-assessment sessions at the club on 2 September. If you are going to train as a DI in the next 12 months this session is ideal for you - the pre-assessment is mandatory for all those attending a DI course and this is a chance to do your pre-assessment at the club. Book on line now - there are a few places left! There are 2 sessions -
Published 15:08 on 12 Aug 2017
Congratulations to Paul Thomas-Peter who finished 9th at the British Moth National Champs!
Published 07:49 on 6 Aug 2017