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
Sep 12

Campbell Trophy Race 1 – Chris’ report

Race Officers: Jane SH and Chris B Safety Boat: Josh M and Trish G Sunshine and the last remains of summer, along with four keen sailors, turned up for the very first race of the Campbell series. With no wind in the afternoon it looked doubtful we'd be sailing, but... read more →
Jul 26

BEVINGTON 8 – ANA’S REPORT

Sunday 22nd July -  Bevington Downriver Race Report After a debate about wind and whether or not to sail the decision to GO was unanimous!  The RO’s took on safety duties and took only one safety boat. All the ‘brave’ sailors rigged their boats despite the fickle wind (WNW 8.9, really). They all... read more →
Jul 10

BEVINGTON 7 – DAVID’S REPORT

Sunday 8th July - Bevington Downriver Race 7 A magnificent day with variable winds but mostly NW averaging around 8-10 knots. At first we had only 3 boats so RO Sara decided we only needed one safety boat. BUT then more sailors arrived and the number increased to seven boats competing. ... read more →
Jul 07

BEVINGTON 5 – LEO’S REPORT

Very challenging day for planning the race. Little wind from NNE means we are good against the tide, but which bank to choose? Putney Bank looks better exposed to NNE wind, but the tide is likely to be a bit stronger due to the river bending. On the other side,... read more →
Jul 07

BEVINGTON 6 – JOHN’S REPORT

         Brilliant sunshine, shorts and short sleeves all round, an 15mph E-SE wind base wind forecast with gusts of 30, clearly better to sail against the wind on the Barnes bank. In fact the water on the Fulham bank looked unruffled. So the RO drew on his... read more →
Jun 19

BEVINGTON 4 – HENRY’S REPORT

It was an early 9:15 start for race 4 of the Bevington series, and with some members travelling to Greece for the club holiday we had slightly fewer people than usual: two Solos, four Lasers and an Enterprise. We had warm, sunny conditions with a light easterly wind. Almost everyone... read more →
Jun 17

Tideway Championship SBSC 2018

After all the fab weather we have had recently it was a surprise to wake up to a drizzly early morning, but by the time the club was open it had cleared up nicely and the breeze was picking up. Hopes for a good turnout were revived? Lev from Strand... read more →