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+00:00

Steve’s Rock Report Easter 2017


Steve’s Rock Report – annual laser fleet holiday 41 members of Team Chew Lasers (plus a dog) enjoyed wonderful weather for this year’s annual Easter pilgrimage to Rock, Cornwall.  The sailing was a delight; and enriched as ever by the many other leisure activities and relaxation that the group enjoy around the Camel estuary [...]

Steve’s Rock Report Easter 20172017-05-03T13:59:58+00:00

Sailing and Social Report 21-Apr-17


Sailing Report - Rob Mitchell, Commodore What an amazing weekend wherever you were and with the Easter holiday well underway, sailing numbers were limited but for those of us who did venture out, Saturday was punchy but with the sun shining the sailing was great. After the Laser Masters Inlands last weekend, the Lasers [...]

Sailing and Social Report 21-Apr-172017-04-21T11:56:17+00:00

Sailing and Social Report 14-Apr-17


Sailing Report - Helen Martin, Vice Commodore Well done and thank you to everyone involved in the Laser Masters Inland Championship last weekend. The open meeting team, the rostered duty teams, the police group members, members who turned up just in case we needed help, those who came for general sailing – everyone was [...]

Sailing and Social Report 14-Apr-172017-04-15T15:13:26+00:00

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


Tip of the month – using the Cunningham upwind in a blow! Andy Southall, a regular and experienced club racer at Chew, recently had his ‘cunningham epiphany’ moment at the recent Laser training day. After 10 years of Laser sailing, Andy says that he has finally realised just how much of a difference that [...]

Steve’s Laser Tip of the Month 01-Apr-172017-04-01T14:17:39+00:00
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