2016 Offshore Race Reports

Sunday, 09 October 2016 09:44

Ship Inn Trophy

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A good day out in the boat, our race was planned as a pursuit to Blyth, the first away was Me-mo a Contessa 26, relatively new to our fleet. Michael claimed to be more of a cruiser than a racer at the race briefing, but his North Sails didnt fool…
Thursday, 06 October 2016 20:03

Series 2 race 4

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So, with only 2 scheduled races of the season left 5 skippers came for the race briefing on a lovely sunny afternoon last Saturday. Kris Burnett set the course (all his fault if you didn't like the lack of spinnaker legs - good course for the rest of us Kris....thanks...…
Monday, 12 September 2016 19:55

Commodore’s Cup report

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Commodore’s Cup report… a race of two battles. As I sit here on January First, in the sunshine, “working” and listen to the wind whistle I begin to think back to Saturday’s Commodore’s Cup race and also wish I hadn’t cycle down. It was easy with the wind behind me!…
Saturday, 13 August 2016 20:12

Ladies Race

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    Well, what can I say? What a race for today's Lady's race. Flat seas. Warm Westerly winds, sunshine and 6 boats turning out. I can't remember such a turn out for this race for many a year! Perhaps the lady's can show the men a thing or two…
Thursday, 11 August 2016 18:34

Race Report Series 2 race 1

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Series 2 Race 1 – Lest we forget why we do this sport of sailing You know we’ve all been there! We have a series of bad weather days, or weeks, resulting in a severe lack of sailing and a continual spiral into “woe is me, why on Earth do…
Monday, 08 August 2016 12:37

Race Report Series 1 race 4

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Morning everyone,   What is it with the strong winds this year? Not to mention continual Northerlies? At least it's dropped off (granted to nothing!) today for some possible Hobie sailing with my daughter.   So, June 4th saw the final race of the Spring series. 4 boats, 5 skippers lining up for…