Oct 19

Campbell 3 – Mike’s report

Sunday 17th October 2021. Despite a gentle neap tide, a becalmed start to the day had the sailors and race team standing around hoping for an hour, before springing into action when the telltales in the yard hinted that wind was coming. ARO Patrick was pressganged onto the safety boat to... read more →
Oct 12

Campbell 2 – Isabelle’s report

26th September 2021 Race Officers: Luis Quiroga & Isabelle Duff SB: Sina Stapelfeldt & Dan Bignold Surprisingly mild and bright conditions greeted our competitors. After a less than decisive start, when the race officers showed enormous benevolence in allowing some sailors to start despite not being quite over the line,... read more →
Sep 28

8 Tips for a Weekend on the Norfolk Broads

Inspired by those who went before them, five intrepid sailors from South Bank booked a weekend on Hunter's Yard's beautiful gaff-rigged vintage mahogany sloops. Here's what we saw and what we learned! Consider making it a Friday-Monday trip Unless you live in Norfolk, Hunter’s Yard is pretty remote, and... read more →
Sep 24

Bernard Driver Cup – Ben’s report

Sunday 5th September 2021 Bernard Driver Cup Race Officers – Jane SH & Ben Ridgwell SB1 – Eric Morgan & Karin Andreasson The Bernard Driver Cup is a local race with a longer and more challenging course, depending on wind strength and direction. Unfortunately on the day the wind was... read more →
Sep 02

Bevington Downriver – Eric’s report

Sunday 29th August 2021. Bevington trophy Downriver race. Race Officer & SB 1  - Jane SH and Henry Koe. SB 2 - Eric and Anoushka. Two legs were raced for the last of the Bevington Downriver Series, and Summer races, to Battersea pagoda and back. The wind initially gusting stronger... read more →
Aug 27

Bevington 10 – Joseph’s report

22nd August 2021 In the race box: Joseph Cabon On the safety boat: Sara Bennett & Allan Munro-Faure A three-buoy, double-sausage five-lap course was laid, taking advantage of a good NW wind, 6-13 mph, hoping to both challenge & interest the sailors. From the start Renato took the lead and, apart... read more →
Aug 16

Bevington 9 – Jane SH’s report

Sunday 8th August 2021 Race Officer: Jane S-H with valuable assistance from Elaine Safety Boat: Gary & Kev It was a warmish cloudy day with SW winds 12 gusting 23knots forecast. We waited for sailors to arrive and checked the winds again before setting a triangle course of 5 laps. We... read more →
Aug 02

Bevington 7 – Richard’s report

Bevington Downriver Series Race 7: 4 July 2021 There was a promising wind forecast for the 7th Bevington Downriver Series and we had six sailors looking for victory. In the Race Officer Boat, we had Joseph Cabon and myself (Richard Graham), and in the Safety Boat we had Kevin Heydenrych and... read more →
Aug 02

The Ruby Bell Race – Graham’s report

Sunday 1st August. The Ruby Bell. So called because it is a race that was first sailed to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the club in 1992 and a trophy that is a campanologist’s delight. What are we going to do for the 70th next year? A Platinum pagoda perhaps.... read more →
Jun 25

The John Cope Cup – Luis’ report

Sunday 20th June – John Cope Cup downriver race  Race Officer /SB1  Jane SH and Luis (new member)  Safety Boat 2  Mike and Angela  We had a great turnout of 11 boats and keen competitors for this downriver race –  6 full-rigged Lasers with John B, James C, Henry, Renato, new... read more →