Proposed Autumn Sailing Programme

Proposed Autumn Sailing Programme

Now we have our Juniors beginning the pathway to becoming proper sailors we hope to run a Race series this Autumn.   We welcome help on Race days with Safety and Race control duties please contact Keith or Paul and Stef. Draft details below:   1 X  Pursuit  Race and 2 x Handicap on each […]

CVRDA Nationals

CVRDA Nationals

A few photoes from a fantastic Weekend at the club.  Really buzzing with lots of activity and enjoyed by all the visitors.  Weather was perfect.  Thanks to Darren and Jase for the fantastic pictures.    

CVRDA RALLY  27TH – 30TH AUGUST

CVRDA RALLY 27TH – 30TH AUGUST

Clywedog S C invite owners of Classic Dinghies to this annual celebration of sail. Join us for a great weekend of friendly rivalry and the legendary Clywedog hospitality. Entry Qualification : The cvrda is an association with no members? That is to say any one is welcome to come along to any of our events […]

Sailing 26-7th June

Sailing 26-7th June

Weekly Sailing Diary. Sunday last the weather tempted a few of us out and we saw two cruisers and two fifteens enjoy a close pursuit race. Gavin and his 1st time crew in the Gem cruiser and Richard and Sandra in the newly launched Jaguar 21 enjoyed the perfect easterly wind but were soon overhauled […]

Schedule for Sunday 20th June

Schedule for Sunday 20th June

There is a little breeze forecast for the Weekend so we will be on duty this Sunday for anyone wanting to try a club dinghy or some one to one tuition. Maybe a pursuit race in the afternoon. Keith Paul & Steff. First aid Course on Sat so no one free until the evening.   […]

Bank Holiday Race Report

Bank Holiday Race Report

The weather gods were with us for our 2 days of trophy racing. Sunday up to 9 boats competed for the Punchbowl. Racing was very close all day with everything down to the last race. Tracey managed to beat Steff so taking 1st with Nick in his Laser in third. Monday saw us pursuit racing […]

Whitsun Programme

Whitsun Programme

Weather looking good for this weekend. Provisional Programme. Saturday Free sailing from lunchtime- Racing for Punchbowl on Sunday 11:00 am start (launch 10:30) best of 3 races. Pursuit Trophy Monday same times as above. I will do race Officer Sunday and we will pick some volunteers for safety from those at the club hopefully Any […]

Sailing   this weekend 21st – 23rd

Sailing this weekend 21st – 23rd

Hi all   The storms we have endured this week will still be around this weekend so there will be no organised sailing or safety cover.   WE hope to have a full programme for next weekend which is the Spring Bank Holiday   Keith, Paul & Steff

Bank Holiday Pursuit Races

Bank Holiday Pursuit Races

Following last week’s successful relaunch of sailing today we held the first pursuit race of 2021. A good turnout again including a special welcome back for Mick Crehan sailing the challenger trimaran.After a still start at 10am, the Clywedog wind was back on form by the start of  race 1, first away the challenger, the 3 lasers followed by 3 fifteens . Ben Rolfe had a cracking start , no one was able to catch him, he crossed in first place, second to Keith R third to Stef F.  Andy Cook fell foul of the fickle winds but was able to demonstrate his dry capsize recovery skills.Second race after a short lunch was a slightly reduced field with some crew changes, the challenger, 2 lasers and 3 fifteens.  The laser’s held the battling fifteens off for nearly 30 mins and After the hour the fifteens were still in tight competition with Keith R and Elaine taking first, Ben and Jill Rolfe second and Stef F and Nick R third.  Great to see the fifteens with full crew on board (Spinnakers all round next time!!!) Thanks to all who turned out and look forward to seeing you on the water next week. I am away next weekend weather permitting but […]