News and Reports Archive

Sailing and Social Report 05-Apr-20

The lake and Committee Boat were still there today! Sailing Club News – Sunday 05-Apr-20 I am sure many of you would have been looking forward to a sail today [...]

Keeping in Touch 28-Mar-20

Keeping in touch, reducing costs, security, renewals and subscriptions It seems so much longer than a week since I last wrote to you. I do hope you and yours are [...]

Covid 19, Coronavirus Update email 21-Mar-20

Further to Thursday’s newsletter, it has been pointed out to me that “all sailing is suspended” could do with some clarity. Here goes: All of the following are cancelled: General [...]

Sailing and Social Report 17-Mar-20

No sailing tomorrow, Wednesday 18-Mar-20 Following yesterday’s announcements relating to Covid 19, coronavirus, we have taken the decision to suspend sailing for tomorrow. The duty team is understandably unable to [...]

Sailing and Social Report 27-Feb-20

The intrepid pontoon rescuers! Sailing Club News – 27-Feb-20 After all the storms and strong winds have done their best to wipe out sailing and racing for the last three [...]

Sailing and Social Report 13-Feb-20

Nipigegi - Wednesday 26th Feb. talk Sailing Club News 13-Feb-20 Storm Ciara not only caused the Club to close last Sunday, (and if any of you are thinking you could [...]

Sailing and Social Report 31-Jan-20

John Kelly and Ruth Kenyon - Quiz hosts 07-Feb-20 Sailing Club News – 31-Jan-20 Another two contrasting weeks of weather saw no sailing at all on Sunday 19th, and more [...]

Seasons Greetings 22-Dec-19

Seasons greetings On behalf of the Directors, Flag Officers and Committees I wanted to wish you all a very happy Christmas and a calm and peaceful New Year. Why not [...]

Sailing and Social Report 13-Dec-19

Bristol Brew in full swing. Sailing Club News – 13-Dec-19 Sadly the beginnings of storm Atiyah reduced the entry for Sunday’s Class race Day to three! There was a steady [...]

Sailing and Social Report 28-Nov-19

Team Race Practice as light fades.. Sailing Club News – 28-Nov-19 Annual Prizegiving - Saturday 16-Nov-19 The clubhouse was full to celebrate all the points won by racers throughout the [...]

Sailing and Social Report 14-Nov-19

I'm told this Pike is a tiddler! Don't fancy him nibbling my toes.... Sailing Club News – 14-Nov-19 First and Foremost – Annual Celebration Supper and Prizegiving Saturday 16-Nov-19 7.00 [...]

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: [...]

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