News and Reports Archive

Season’s Greetings 2018

A festive General Committee ! Season's Greetings from everyone on the General Committee Many of the hard working and enthusiastic crew can be seen in the photograph, in festive mood [...]

Sailing and Social Report 14-Dec-18

Bristol Brew Team Racing - 1-2 Dec 2018 Sailing Report Last week only two Wayfarer crews ventured out on Wednesday, with reefed sails, and it was too windy to safely [...]

Sailing and Social Report 30-Nov-18

RYA British Youth Sailing Recognised Club - presentation on 17-Nov-18 News & Announcements Despite the recent rain water levels remain low. Several people have learned the hard way, running aground [...]

Barry Osborne 12-Nov-18

Barry Osborne 27th of May 1940 – 12th November 2012 It is with much sadness that I must announce the passing of Barry Osborne in the early hours of Monday [...]

Sailing and Social Report 27-Oct-18

RS Aero Inlands 13/14 October Sailing Report RS Aero Inland Championships – 13th/14th October... This was a challenging weekend with the Saturday being literally ‘blown off’ – during the afternoon [...]

Youth Winter Race Training 19-Oct-18

The youth section have been busy organising winter race training for our younger members.Coaching sessions for Lasers, Fevas and 29ers are now available for booking on webcollect .Depending on demand, [...]

Sailing and Social Report 13-Oct-18

Lake & Cake 'Away Weekend'Sailing ReportWhen I started this, we were all enjoying something of an Indian Summer – certainly no sign of rain to help fill the lake for the [...]

Dutyman Update 21-Sep-18

Dutyman Update We know that some of you have had problems fulfilling or swapping duties due to the delayed issue of the latest duties roster. As a result, the duties [...]

Sailing and Social Report 21-Sep-18

Bart's Bash - Sunday 16th September Once again there had been a big build up to this worldwide event, with our organiser in chief, Rob Mitchell using facebook to increase [...]

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 [...]

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