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 →
Oct 14

CAMPBELL 7 – RENATO’S REPORT

I just watched Molly's game last week, not by far the best movie I have seen, but it inspired the report... A northerly light wind caressed the Thames on this gorgeous day, the players sat on their boats ready to gamble on the rectangular table set by the dealer using... read more →
Oct 14

RUBY BELL 2018

Sunday 14th October Ruby Bell 2018 RO and SB1 Jane SH and Elaine, SB2 Mike de S and Ian P The Ruby Bell was first raced in 1992 to celebrate our club’s 40th anniversary.  It's a downriver race with a twist because sailors choose their own start times! Today, the day after... read more →
Oct 06

CAMPBELL DOWNRIVER – RICHARD’S REPORT

30 September 2018: The Campbell Downriver (aka The Campbell Upriver) Sunday was a perfect day for sailing, with the sun out at the start and a good wind of 6-10 mph. We had six boats, with Henry, Alexei and Allan all sailing fully rigged Lasers, Sara in her Solo, Ollie... read more →
Oct 06

BERNARD DRIVER 2018 – EMMA’S REPORT

Race Report for the Bernard Driver Trophy 2018 It was an overcast, blustery day as we gathered at South Bank Sailing Club for the illustrious Bernard Driver Trophy Race. Surprisingly, there was not a large field of competitors for this event, not withstanding the prize on offer. Ben and Elaine,... read more →
Oct 06
Oct 06

BEVINGTON RACE 9 – JOSEPH’S REPORT

Bevington Trophy, 29 July 2018 Two safety boats were launched on this gusty day, with winds from 15mph to 30mph. Four intrepid Laser sailors came to test their skills. All four chose to use cut-down sails, three would capsize several times, two would retire, one would win the race by... read more →
Oct 06

BEVINGTON RACE 11 – IMOGEN’S REPORT

Sunday 12th August - Bevington Race 11 It was a good turn out with an eclectic mix of 5 boats joining for the Bevington Race this Sunday. With a lovely light- moderate breeze on the river bank (S-SW 10-15mph) Johnny (RO) set a course of 7 laps of a north - south sausage (mark... read more →
Sep 20