I hadn’t been intending to come to the boat club supper this year. It was largely due to the fact that I hadn’t really been sailing and it felt a bit fraudulent. However, it was really lovely to be prodded by Sarah the Vice, and so Emma and I bicycled... read more →
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 →
What started off as an idea to sail solo around the UK evolved into a 3-week bike adventure from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Although this was meant to be a more manageable challenge, I set off in September, apprehensive at the idea of completing the 880 miles... read more →
Watch this video edited by Mike de Selincourt and remember the moments sailing helped take your mind off 2020 for a while... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxxrYGsivjw
Last Updated 12/8/21 The committee meet regularly to review the RYA and Government Covid-19 guidance as the situation develops. Updates will be communicated to the club before any sailing activities. We currently require any visitors to check-in by scanning our QR Code with your NHS Covid-19 App, or manually signing... read more →
We're in lockdown, and we can't sail. ...Or can we?
A farewell to much-loved member Leo, deserved a fitting event. Led by Chris B (race officer extraordinaire) with Ray and Jim C in the safety boat, a number of chaotic and confusing races was the main order of the day. The "dizzy race" where everyone had to go round each... read more →
A merry band of sailors with courage and stamina made the trip to Strand on the Green for the annual Strand Challenge Trophy. You can read Strand's race report here (Look for 1st September).
Campbell trophy, race no.13, 21 April 2019 In the Race Box: Joseph Cabon & Meredith Gunderson In the Safety Boat: Trish Gutteridge & Josh Mareschal It was the sunniest & warmest of Easter weekends, long to be savoured in memory. Four boats of four classes took to the water: one... read more →
By Sara Bennett It’s quite extraordinary how the years rush by and one can suddenly reach yet another significant age virtually without realising it, which I seem to have done at the beginning of April. One of the most important things in my life over the time I’ve been a... read more →