Mar 20

GOODWIN 9th – JOHN’S REPORT

Storm Freya loomed and the Thames was battleship grey. We planned a brief “round the buoys” with thoughts of early retirements. Five boats began to rig, not foolhardy but certainly hardy, reduced rigs all round for the Lasers. Allan & Steph’s acknowledgement of the weather was to take the Wayfarer... read more →
Feb 18

CAMPBELL 7 – HENRY’S REPORT

Race report - Goodwin 7 - 17.2.19   Ten boats took to the river for this race, no doubt drawn by the mild temperature, sunshine and steady southerly wind. Ben & Elaine were in the Albacore, Allan & Steph in an Enterprise, Sara, Graham and Johny were in Solos, and... read more →
Feb 11

CAMPBELL 6 – SARAS REPORT

Despite incredibly strong winds all through Saturday, Sunday mercifully seemed calmer and the wind was doable for a downriver race.  With a lot of the usual suspects not able to come, I half thought we might not get enough people to sail but sure enough they eventually started to drift... read more →
Feb 07

CAMPBELL 5 – RENATOS REPORT

After some gentle snow fell during the week it turned out Sunday was a beautiful sunny day with enough wind to sail a four lap sausage on the north bank. Six boats started at the usual 5,4,1,0 minute sequence. But suddenly a seventh boat appeared with Allan and Steph around... read more →
Feb 04

CAMPBELL 4 – SINAS REPORT

Campbell 4 – 27 January 2019, Erkka and Sina’s report It was a very windy Sunday, 19 gusting 29 knots from the Northwest and as a result the scheduled downriver race was cancelled and we held a race round the buoys on the rising tide instead. There wasn’t much scope... read more →
Jan 13

Goodwin 2 Downriver Race

Jane's phophecy that we'd never be ready in time of course came true, but just after 12:30 a fleet of happy sailors set off in 7 boats; Ben and Sina in Ben's Albacore, Sara in her Solo, Renato testing out his new Sunsail on his Laser, Gary in his (Full)... read more →
Jan 04

SECOND TO LAST RACE OF THE YEAR

The second to last race of the year. Sally was race officer supported by a very talented off shore racer and former iso champion so all competitors were warned, no bending of rules! 5 boats on the water, 3 lasors, 1 xenon and an enterprise. A triangle race 5 laps.... read more →
Dec 30
Nov 28

DON’S REPORT – NOV 18

Wow - the word of the day !  Wow ! What a transformation of our lovely club’s tired old kitchen and dreary race-box office into stunning state of the art facilities. Gone are the dreary hand-me-downs replaced with modern bright welcoming fittings. Allan and his helpers have done a fantastic... read more →
Nov 05

CAMPBELL RACE – SARA’S REPORT

When I arrived at the club at some ungodly hour for the Ikea delivery the rain was bucketing down and the wind was whistling around the club house.  I was seriously wondering who would turn up on a day like this..... At 9.15, hey presto, Leo arrived, looking keen to... read more →