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 […]

Schedule for this weekend

Schedule for this weekend

Slight change of plan as “Lady doris” still in repair shop. I should be up on Sat late morning to make sure all good for Sunday racing and there by 10:00ish on Sunday. If anyone wants to launch Sat I can cover safety as well as assist. Monday forecast not good so will play by […]

Return to Sailing 2021

Return to Sailing 2021

Great News are finally able to go sailing in company again with relaxed restrictions. We are planning a launch/shakedown sail for Sunday 25th April (Weather permitting) and myself,Paul and Stef will be on hand to support those who need any assistance with rigging and launching. The following weekend is a Bank Holiday so I plan […]

Notice to Members for Lake Works November 2020

Notice to Members for Lake Works November 2020

The club will be carrying out major ground works over the winter, this will include the clearing of earth for improved dinghy parking, drainage to improve areas of the boat yard and a new racking system for members Canoe and Kayak storage. This work will be starting in November, therefore if you have equipment in […]

Autumn Pursuit

Autumn Pursuit

We could get hooked on this racing thing!!. There were 8 dinghies out for a pursuit race in the Autumn sunshine yesterday. Two 303’s, 3 x fifteens, a laser 2, buzz and supernova. The 303’s were away first and had already done a lap before the fifteens and the Buzz were away 14 mins later. […]

CSC Open Under Restrictions to Members Only

CSC Open Under Restrictions to Members Only

The team at Clywedog have been working hard to make the club safe for members to use.   Please keep up-to-date by reading any email you receive from us so you know how to use the club cautiously.   If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask.

Access to the Clywedog Reservoir is now closed

Access to the Clywedog Reservoir is now closed

Access to the Clywedog Reservoir is now closed It is with a heavy heart to report Severn Trent have now closed all access to the Clywedog. This means our club is closed until further notice, and all club members must not access the waters or the club. The decision is for the best and if […]

COVID-19 Virus – Impact on Clywedog Sailing & Canoe Club

COVID-19 Virus – Impact on Clywedog Sailing & Canoe Club

The situation regarding the COVID-19 continues to develop daily. It’s important as a club to try and balance the risks with members being able to use the Club and staying healthy and active. Keith and I have spoken and due to several circumstances beyond our control including the Covid – 19 we have decided to […]