Zoom Talk by Doug Pattison 05-Feb-21


Doug Pattison and his Speed Sailing Exploits circa 1980 Although the sight of foiling 60ft yachts travelling at speeds in excess of 50 knots is now almost commonplace, have you ever taken time to ponder who were the early pioneers of speed sailing and what those early attempts at maximising wind powered speeds looked [...]

Zoom Talk by Doug Pattison 05-Feb-212021-04-14T11:16:28+01:00

Sailing and Social Report 01-Apr-21


Duty Volunteers Wanted Please This weekend has the added bonus of a bank holiday Monday to sail on as well, although I’m struggling to get a full duty team together to cover it – if anyone is up for being OOD on Monday 5th that would be really great! A Rescue Crew volunteer for [...]

Sailing and Social Report 01-Apr-212021-04-06T16:16:22+01:00

Sailing and Social Report 24-Mar-21


Sailing Club News – Wednesday 24-Mar-21 Maths was never my long suit, but I reckon that after this news drops into your inboxes, there will be 161 hours (and only 105 waking ones!) before we can sail again! Preparations for the great return are well advanced; our trusty Rear Commodore has arranged for a [...]

Sailing and Social Report 24-Mar-212021-04-06T16:15:22+01:00

Sailing and Social Report 12-Mar-21


Sailing Club News – Friday 12-Mar-21 As we count down the days to ‘R’ day (the big return to sailing) on Wednesday 31-Mar-21, I can report that both of our committees are gearing up their activity to ensure everything is in place for this to happen smoothly. Well, those are the best laid plans! [...]

Sailing and Social Report 12-Mar-212021-03-25T15:08:49+00:00

Sailing and Social Report 25-Feb-21


Sailing Club News – Thursday 25-Feb-21 We are pencilling in Wednesday 31st March as the ‘big’ day! As I write the print is barely dry on the details of how the lockdown will be eased, and we have yet to receive guidance from the RYA. But the hope is that we will be able [...]

Sailing and Social Report 25-Feb-212021-03-17T12:27:17+00:00
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