News and Reports Archive

Sailing and Social Report 31-Oct-19

Rob Mitchell and team on the committee boat. Sailing Club News – 31-Oct-19 I have almost recovered from last weekend, with the RS200 Open on Saturday, and then curled up [...]

Sailing and Social Report 18-Oct-19

Fireballs at the Open Meeting Sailing Club News - 18-Oct-19 Many members have been upset by the sad news about Mike Bracey – an iconic figure at the Club for [...]

Sailing and Social Report 02-Oct-19

Toppers with a couple of Optimists chasing them! Sailing Club News – 02-Oct-19 The Topper and Optimist Open on 22-Sep-19 lived up to its billing. A large team of members, [...]

  • Mike Bracey

Mike Bracey, a tribute 27-Sep-19

  John Smalley’s article in the May 2010 newsletter provides a lovely summary of Mike’s contribution to the club. He has added a short postscript to bring it up to date. [...]

Sailing and Social Report 19-Sep-19

Barts Bash pre-start Sailing Club News –19-September-19 As we enjoy this week of ‘Indian Summer’, I can’t help thinking a bit of rain might be good, not only for my [...]

Sailing and Social Report 05-Sep-19

Chew's Wayfarer troops on tour in and around Falmouth! Sailing Club News – 05-Sep-19 As the schools re-convene their educating process, lots of boats are returning to the Club from [...]

Blue-green Algae Advisory Notice 23-Aug-19

Update 06-Sep-19 “Blue green algae counts have dropped significantly. They are now below advisory level” I have received the following information from Bristol Water: "Chew Valley Lake Algal Counts per ml: [...]

Sailing and Social Report 20-Aug-19

Definitely not the weekend before last! Well done to all the Chew Feva sailors who went to the Worlds last month, great results all round. We are proud of you!! [...]

Sailing and Social Report 08-Aug-19

Wednesday evening series SoSlows racing in for their curry! Your club needs you!! We are looking for 2 or 3 volunteers to form a team to work alongside Peter Barnes, [...]

Sailing and Social Report 28-Jul-19

Chew Junior Team Racers at Oxford Finals 2019 Sailing Club News - 25-Jul-19 To kick off this news, I am going to start with the plan for this coming Sunday, [...]

Sailing and Social Report 11-Jul-19

Short Fat Silver's Island clearing team.... Sailing Club News - 11-Jul-19 The Club has been busy these past two weeks and I will try and get you up to date [...]

Sailing and Social Report 27-Jun-19

Family Regatta 2008 - note the weather! Sailing Club News - 27-Jun-19 I am still feeling a little guilty about setting a course yesterday evening for the fast handicap boats [...]

Solo Open 08-Jun-19

by Errol Edwards Chew Valley Lake Solo Open © Charlie Chandler A total of six Solos entered the 2019 Chew Valley Lake Solo open meeting which was a lot considering the [...]

Sailing and Social Report 30-May-19

The courageous, bold rescuers.... Sailing Club News - 30th May 2019 I have had a hectic week of ‘catch-up’ after deserting my post at Chew to enjoy a river cruise [...]

Sailing and Social Report 09-May-19

Mirrors at Chew late '70s Sailing Club News 09-May-19 There has been much evidence of boat and even cover washing going on over the last couple of weeks as more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Sailing and Social Report 28-Mar-19

Flying Fifteens mixing it with working boats, Falmouth 2018 Sailing Club News - 28-Mar-19 Speaking to John Harris at Woodford Lodge yesterday, the lake is now officially over 95% full! [...]

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