Sep 23

Campbell 1 Downriver – Justin’s report

Sunday 22nd September 2019 A rainy day found the club in a dither: do we stay indoors and watch the end of England-Tonga on the nice comfy sofas, or get out there and face nature’s onslaught? Sailors at that point constituted Sally and a reluctant Mike. “Let’s call it in... read more →
Sep 01

Bevington 16 – Meredith’s report

Sunday 25th August 2019  Race Officers and SB1: Jane and Sina SB2: David F, Meredith and daughter Georgia It was the last race of the summer series and Bevington trophy, in scorching heat of 29C with SSW winds forecast 7 gusting 12mph.  A very warm start at 15.08  for the... read more →
Aug 19

Bevington 13 – Steffan’s report

Sunday 12th August. A windy summer's evening, with forecasted gusts into F6 meant downriver racing was changed to local racing. A long sausage course was laid between Crabtree Wharf and Putney Hard, with the additional tactical requirement to be mindful of draught as the fleet raced at the bottom of... read more →
Aug 06

Bevington 12 – John’s report

Bevington 12, Sunday 28th July 2019 Race Officers: John P and Martin G. Safety Boat: Hugh and Roland A grey day with a good, easy sailing wind, until a 23mph gust prompted careful sailors to promptly spill wind and so depower and then (as I can well remember) wonder how... read more →
Aug 06

Bevington 9 – John’s report

SUNDAY 30th JUNE, BEVINGTON 9 Race Officers: John P and Abbi Safety Boat: Matthias and Sebastian It was a lovely day, it had everything from calms that would see you carried back just as you were about to win, to planing gusts that could have you over just as you were about... read more →
Aug 01

Bevington 7 – Digby’s report

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon as the sailors gathered for Race 7 of the Bevington Series, which looked to be a gentle sail around the buoys, with the wind hovering around 5 knots, but flickering and flukey, like the light from a poorly wired bulb in an old house.... read more →
Jul 19

Bevington 11 – Katharine’s report

Sunday 14th July Bevington Series Race 11 On Sunday at 10am with NNW Winds 8-9 mph gusting 14, preparations were underway for the Bevington Race around the buoys. RO Jane S-H and Assistant RO new member Katherine (that would be me!) orientating to the role. Jane with leg brace in... read more →
Jun 10

BEVINGTON 6 – RICHARD’S REPORT

Bevington Downriver Series Race 6 After a fairly strong wind on Saturday, there wasn’t much left for any of the Sunday sailors. It varied between 4mph and 8mph, and at times it wasn’t fully clear to the Race Officer where it was actually coming from. In the Race Officer Boat... read more →
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