The weekend started on Friday afternoon with a couple of early arrivals, wanting to show the hospitality that we can provide at Chew Valley, l forced myself behind the bar and commenced to entertain. My audience was small but we did our best and rolled off to our bunks at midnight. An early [...]
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JOHN SHIMELL, K1/77 A week ago I was looking forward to racing in the first 3-day K1 Nationals, and my first time sailing single-handed on the sea for over 50yrs ! Steady winds of 10-15 knts were anticipated, with 8 races over 3 days, the perfect setting for the newly formed K1 Class Association to [...]
Five visitors joined seven home boats for this year’s Topper Open, part of the SW circuit. Numbers were unfortunately well below previous year’s due to the proximity to the National Championships, nonetheless some boats travelled through the night to be there and competition throughout the fleet was fierce. Competitors enjoyed four races in perfect conditions [...]
Report In the last week of July the RS Feva Worlds were held at Marina di Grosetto, a small Italian town on the coast of Tuscany. Three dinghies from CVLSC took part: Alice Edmonds helmed one boat with her Dad, Nick, as crew; then Cristian Edmonds/Rafe Lywood and Michael Dennis/Milo Gordon made up the helm/crew [...]
Chew Valley Lake SC very successfully hosted the 2013 insurance4dinghies.com RS Feva Inland Championships on June 22/23. Fifty boats from across the country battled the windy weather to compete in probably the windiest event in the class’s history. The forecast was 15 – 30 knots but luckily the valley gave a little shelter resulting in [...]