Sep 16

Leo has left the building (for now)

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 →
Sep 02

Away match at Strand on the Green!

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).      
May 10


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 →
Apr 12
Nov 05


Bonfire night went surprisingly well considering we didn't have a bonfire. (The tide times didn't work out for us to have one on the beach.) So we settled for medieval style fire pits and served up some top notch fodder thanks to the burger master general AKA Ray. Soups and... read more →
Sep 25

Henry Koe sails into the National Youth Squad!

We're very pleased to report that Henry Koe, who's 13 years old and one of our youngest members, has made the National Youth Squad for Topper Dinghys. Henry's been racing Toppers competitively for two years now, competing in regional and national sailing events (sometimes involving more than 150 boats). Over... read more →
Jul 13


“Well, that was a nice little walk! 😊” were the words I tweeted at 9am on Wednesday 27th June. Precisely three days earlier I had started my SleepWalk Challenge, in aid of Bowel Cancer UK, the RNLI and The Cure Parkinson's Trust. In those 3 days / 72 hours, I... read more →
Jun 08

Bob Jackson on show

Our Bob Jackson is as handy with paint (and app) as he is with a jib. The artist has an exhibition locally - here's some background: South London artist Rob Jackson is exhibiting several of his recent artworks at Kram Gallery, the community art space in Garratt Lane. Jackson first studied... read more →
Apr 26


One of our youngest and brightest sailors Henry Koe was on the water a few months ago competing in the South East Winter Open. Proud father/household bosun Digby wrote this report: "He was competing in the south east zone winter open at island barn sailing club. There were about 28... read more →
Dec 13

Southbank beginners’ sailing course!

For no other reason than it's a photo too lovely not to have permanent pride of place on our site. Here's our most experienced helm, John Parke, with some of our youngest sailors, Oscar, Sophia and Nicholas. It looks a bit like a session on downriver currents. You're never too... read more →