News & Reports Archive2018-08-31T13:20:55+00:00

News and Reports Archive

Sailing and Social Report 09-Sep-18

Bart's Bash - Sunday 16-Sep-18 Chew has a fine history of having one of the worldwide largest turnouts in the Barts Bash event. Race Officer, Rob Mitchell, makes this race [...]

Sailing and Social Report 25-Aug-18

Topper Team Racing - Fun Day, 18 August Sailing Report The lake water level is gradually dropping – will RIB and Committee Boat drivers please be aware of the shallow [...]

Sailing and Social Report 11-Aug-18

One of many Chew boats 'on tour' this summer - Derian & Andy at the Fireball Nationals in Penzance Sailing Report I cannot believe the summer racing series are coming [...]

Peter Cheek 23-Jul-18

Peter George Cheek 18th of May 1928 – 23rd of July 2018 The only thing missing is his Yellow Oilskins It is with great personal sadness that I announce that [...]

Sailing and Social Report 28-Jul-18

RS200 action, Wednesday 25 July (Photo:Lucy Chard) Sailing Report How very sad that, just two months ago, we were celebrating the fact that Pete Cheek had reached his 90th birthday, [...]

Sailing and Social Report 16-Jul-18

Sailing Report The heatwave continues but our water level at Chew is still remarkably good – there was plenty of water for the Round the Island Race last weekend – [...]

CVLSC August Antics 2018

Three separate groups across the Saturday & Sunday (25th & 26th) and a Youth Regatta on the Bank Holiday Monday should mean there’s a session available for all ages (8 [...]

RS Feva Inlands 17-Jun-18

RS Feva Inlands Report CVLSC hosted the Tokio Marine RS Feva 2018 Inland Championships over the weekend of 17th/18th June. With so many keen Feva sailors at the club it [...]

Sailing and Social Report 23-Jun-18

A breezy Feva Inlands, June 16/17 In this week's newsletter: Boat park, sewage, SUSTRANS Chew Valley Recreational Trail and of course SAILING!! Boat Park Thank you to everyone that has [...]

Sailing and Social Report 16-Jun-18

Solo Western Area Championship 9 June Sailing Report The sun has continued to beat down, (people are walking around with very healthy looking tans!), the water is evaporating from [...]

Sailing and Social Report 02-Jun-18

A-Handicap Fleet start, Wednesday 23 May Sailing Report The Bank Holiday weekend was definite proof that summer has finally arrived. We have had a range of sailing weather, but the calms [...]

Feva Nationals 25-May-18

Feva Nationals – Kings of Silver! The 4 day RS Feva Nationals were held over the Bank Holiday weekend (+Tuesday!), with the three Chew teams enjoying the relative close proximity [...]

Sailing and Social Report 19-May-18

Light winds on Sunday 6th May (Photo: Ed Higham)Sailing ReportThe Class Race Day on the 6th was remarkable only because the wind simply refused to cooperate and only one lap of [...]

Sailing and Social Report 05-May-18

Fresh breeze and sunshine - Wednesday Evening Series, 2 May Sailing Report May seems to have started where April left off – lots of the tree-shaking stuff for us to [...]

Sailing and Social Report 21-Apr-18

50+ boats sailed the 1st Wednesday Evening Race of the season Sailing Report - John Smalley, Vice-Commodore The John Jarrett trophy and Commodores Cup were sailed in a very light, [...]

Sailing and Social Report 06-Apr-18

Coming soon: the Wednesday Evening Series! Sailing Report - John Smalley, Vice-Commodore After the wind chill, cold and snow curtailed their training weekend, our Fireball visitors enjoyed a fairly gentle Northerly [...]

Sailing and Social Report 24-Mar-18

Working Party braving the cold on 17-Mar-18 Sailing Report, 24 March Can you believe we were afflicted by another Beast from the East last weekend? Offending the Russians meant they turned [...]

Sailing and Social Report 09-Mar-18

The Handicap Fleet battling for a favoured starboard end start on 25 February Sailing Report, 9 March The unseasonal burst of Winter meant the cancellation of everything at Chew last [...]

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