Jan 16

John Cope Down River

Sunday 7th Jan 2018  John Cope Downriver Race  What better way to start the New Year than the John Cope cup!  As well as being the 1st race of 2018 it was also the 1st race using the revised calculations moving OTW times closer to the predicted high/low tide times.... read more →
Dec 28

CAMPBELL 13 – SINAS REPORT

The penultimate race of the Campbell series was off to a slow start. There was barely enough wind to move the tape tell tales and 8 sailors spent a couple of hours umming and ahhing in the yard before the more optimistic ones decided one might as well rig and... read more →
Nov 26
Nov 23

CAMPBELL 9 – JOHN’S REPORT

 Sunday 18th November  Campbell 9 Race Report A lovely brisk winter morning with not a breath of wind. The usual diehards trickled in and there was the usual will we won’t we discussion. The Old Man shook his head “Aarr unless they telltales flow them boats won’t go” and went... read more →
Nov 23

CAMPBELL 8 – AMY’S REPORT

For the first weekend of November and a cold north-westerly breeze, there fourteen keen sailors arrived at the club to sail. They all settled into (or onto if you've got a laser) their eleven boats. Every single person on that start line are phenomenal sailors; it could have been anyone's... read more →
Oct 31

CAMPBELL 7 – STEPH’S REPORT

Today's sun, mild temperatures and strong wind brought out a great turnout for this time of year of 11 boats, and it turned out to be quite a memorable race! As the start sequence was underway, the race officers were distracted by a number of boats that seemed to be... read more →
Oct 29

CAMPBELL 6 – JANE’S REPORT

It was a warmish autumnal day 15C with some sunny intervals and blustery.                W- WNW winds 17 knots gusting 28 .. enticing our intrepid SBSC sailors seeking that adrenaline rush, to race in 7 boats; Ben & friend Jason (Albacore), David & Alan W (Wayfarer),... read more →
Oct 13

CAMPBELL 5 – JOE’S REPORT

Campbell Series Race 5 – Sunday 8 October 2017 A light wind, but rather more than forecast, greeted sailors on arrival, and eleven boats were rigged in the expectation of a reasonable sail. Spring tides had deposited an impressive mudslide on the slipway, and launching the safety boat looked a... read more →
Oct 09

CAMPBELL 4 – RICHARD’S REPORT

The Campbell 4 Downriver Summer is definitely over. This race felt like (and actually was) an autumn race. It was also on a Saturday, an unusual day for a downriver race.  However, we had a great turnout and the race itself was eventually decided on a matter of seconds. The... read more →
Sep 24

Tideway Race @ SBSC

Following successful events at Ranelagh and London Corinthian it was time for our leg of the Tideway! As if conforming to the South Bank ethos, both guest clubs arrived at a leisurely rate and the briefing and start times were pushed back accordingly (it turned out this was no doubt... read more →