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Sailing Reports

Virtual Insanity

Fri 19-Feb-21|Categories: Sailing Report|

Virtual Insanity is better than Lockdown Lunacy Real sailing, of course, requires us to bring together many different skills and attributes such as boat preparation, handling skills, tactical decision making, finesse and tuning knowledge - which is what makes it such a challenging and rewarding sport. Personally, among my many shortcomings, I lack the graceful balletic movement needed to caress a boat in light winds, the fitness to hike hard when it’s windy and the powers of observation to spot the difference a subtle tweak on the Cunningham has. Luckily Virtual Regatta sailing requires none of this and focuses on the tactical and strategic decision making aspects of the [...]

Chew Valley Lake junior sailors success at Eric Twinames 06-May-19

Sat 11-May-19|Categories: News, Sailing Report, Youth|

The 33rd Eric Twiname Junior Championships were held over the Bank Holiday weekend at Rutland Water SC. The Championships are the culmination of a winter of regional based training and are the ‘battle of the zones’. CVLSC had 4 sailors representing the South-West in the RS Feva Class. Over a varied 3 days of weather 04/05/06-May-19 Alfie Sheahan sailing with crew Tara Scully were 15th. Sisters Rosie & Susie Sheahan finished 5th and 2nd girls. William de Jaeger crewing with his helm Sam Cox from Restronguet SC, finished in first place overall and were crowned Eric Twiname Feva Class Junior Champions for 2019. Alfie Sheahan sailing with [...]

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