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 […]

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. […]