Virtual Insanity


Virtual Insanity is better than Lockdown Lunacy Real sailing, of course, requires us to bring together many different skills and attributes such as boat preparation, handling skills, tactical decision making, finesse and tuning knowledge - which is what makes it such a challenging and rewarding sport. Personally, among my many shortcomings, I lack the [...]

Virtual Insanity2021-03-02T12:02:38+00:00

Chew Valley Lake junior sailors success at Eric Twinames 06-May-19


The 33rd Eric Twiname Junior Championships were held over the Bank Holiday weekend at Rutland Water SC. The Championships are the culmination of a winter of regional based training and are the ‘battle of the zones’. CVLSC had 4 sailors representing the South-West in the RS Feva Class. Over a varied 3 days of [...]

Chew Valley Lake junior sailors success at Eric Twinames 06-May-192019-05-11T13:56:35+01:00

Sailing and Social Report 25-Apr-19


Wednesday Evening pre-fight! Sailing Club News 25th April 2019 There was an awesome almost 60 boat turnout for Wednesday evening’s race this week – and lots of sunburned faces after the Easter Bank Holiday heatwave! Hopefully we will see the numbers increase as the series progresses. Membership Renewals Membership renewals were due on 1st [...]

Sailing and Social Report 25-Apr-192019-05-11T15:14:45+01:00

Sailing and Social Report 11-Apr-19


RS200s - Primrose Salt Sailing Club News 11th April 2019 What a great weekend of sailing we have just had! The Club was busy on both days with the RYA Level 1 course and then on Sunday Race Officer, Steve Smith, giving 30 or so of us racers an invigorating explore of most of [...]

Sailing and Social Report 11-Apr-192019-04-28T16:33:52+01:00

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-May-17


Downwind at Chew – Rule 42 Rule 42 is the rule that governs what is permitted and what is prohibited in terms of propulsion; propulsion through the sailor’s actions and kinetics (including rocking, pumping and sculling). Julian Cooke recently told me of an instance during the Masters Inlands where he felt the pumping interpretations [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-May-172017-05-03T15:04:45+01:00
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