Bristol Brew 2013


The Bristol Brew is a Universities Team racing event hosted annually by Bristol University sailing Club. This is what happened. On 30th November, 21 teams of 6 sailors, some university and some alumni teams, arrived at Chew Valley Sailing Club for the Bristol Brew 2013. The wind built up from 2kts to a lovely 8-10kts which [...]

Bristol Brew 20132017-01-21T17:32:53+00:00

Feva Worlds


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 [...]

Feva Worlds2017-01-16T16:06:49+00:00

RS Feva Inland Championships


Chew Valley Lake SC very successfully hosted the 2013 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 [...]

RS Feva Inland Championships2017-01-16T16:15:39+00:00

Tap Trophy


Race Report 14 boats crossed the line for the start but with very strong winds it became a battle of survival. Most boats sailed the wrong course from that indicated with the exception of Ben and Ross McGrane in their Merlin Rocket who went back and unwound themselves and Steve Smith in his Laser Radial who was so far [...]

Tap Trophy2017-01-26T12:38:08+00:00

Vice Commodore’s Report


Well, the past few months have brought plenty of rain and wind, not all of it entirely when we wanted it! The lake is just about full which means those shallows that were so good at catching the centreboards of the unwary have gone, but we have lost a few days’ sailing to the extremes [...]

Vice Commodore’s Report2017-01-26T12:37:09+00:00
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