Oct 13

Wednesday Sailing – October 12th 2016

This week we had sailing on the Wednesday and although it wasn't scheduled it was  great success. Hakan a new member was introduced to the club for the first time and had a great sail even though he was unfamiliar with the intricacies of rigging the laser and within a... read more →
Oct 06

Campbell 4 – Joes report

   (2nd October 2016) The Thames Barrier was up for testing, so the river was more like a trickle and the current was almost non existent. Helping matters was a positive northerly that meant we had wind down the entire stretch. The name of the game would be to complete the... read more →
Sep 30

John Cope Trophy – Richards report

  The John Cope race is a downriver consisting of two separate races, with the combined results counting for the trophy. We had a variable weather forecast – some sun, some clouds and probably some rain. We also a strong wind of 14 knots with gusts of up to 19,... read more →
Sep 29
Sep 18

Campbell 3 – Ollie’s Report

The countdown to the race began as soon as the last trolley was pulled from the water, during a lull in the stream of rowers. A mishap from Dan J left him over the line following the bell, so while the fleet barrelled up the river to the first gate... read more →
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Sep 03

Sunday 21st August – Sally’s race report

Saturday had seen near gale force winds so as race officer I was somewhat pleased to see Sunday's conditions much more sedate. We had a fabulous turn out with 11 boats on the water. Ranging from old hands such as Sara and Allan, returnees such as Sina sailing with Tom and... read more →
Sep 02

The big pursuit race – Digby Koe’s report

I certainly remember arriving and being directed to Sina who had already begun to get things properly organised. I then tried to look industrious and observed some valiant sailors rigging boats, while Sina took everyone’s details. Sarah B was there, gently manoeuvring her magnificent solo into race order. Her boat... read more →