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Sailing and Social Report 23-Jun-17


50th Anniversary Party - last chance to book! Last chance this weekend to book tickets for the 50th anniversary party. Details of timings and arrangements for the day and evening to follow early next week. Campervan parking at the club must be booked in advance with Helen Martin, Vice Commodore Camping: if you want [...]

RS Aero #1138


RS Aero #1138 comes with both 5 and 7 rigs. 5 sail hardly used and 7 still in great shape. Stored undercover since new and lake sailed. Carbon tiller extension, wind indicator, righting lines (currently not fitted), JC strap, top cover like new, foil bags, manual and Aero waterbottle. Located at Chew Valley south [...]

Sailing and Social Report 16-Jun-17


Sailing Report - Helen Martin, Vice Commodore Lovely sunshine and warmth all day on Wednesday made for a most enjoyable day for cruisers and racers alike, shorties and shorts, sun cream and hats were, at last, the order of the day. An unexpectedly lively breeze popped up at lunchtime to give the school sailors [...]

Sailing and Social Report 09-Jun-17


Sailing Report - Rob Mitchell, Commodore Last Wednesday evening was another interesting race with significant wind shifts and a dying breeze, a challenging course and from where I sat lots of Lasers all of which led to a mix of emotions and a test of patience with forward planning, concentration and perseverance bringing success [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 03-Jun-17


Steve’s Tip of the Month: Mental Toughness I recently had an enjoyable chat with Andy Southall about mental toughness. Andy is not only one of the most decent blokes I’ve ever met, but he is also a real scholar of human behaviour and mental fitness. Our conversation helped me to pen a few notes [...]

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