Sep 10

CAMPBELL 2 – EMMA’S REPORT

The Thames barrier was up. The current was kind. The wind was building. 12 boats were launched under a rather ominous grey sky. Jamie proudly unwrapped his sparkly new boat. A sight to behold. The boats were started just as Ranelagh sailed past. This did not amuse the race box... read more →
Sep 05

CAMPBELL 1 – EMMA’S REPORT

                                       It felt quite windy especially after yesterday when there was absolutely no wind. Four boats on the start line. Allan, Steph and bump, Renato, Henry C and Christina. Three lasers and... read more →
Aug 07
Aug 02

Bevington 9 – Sara’s report

After torrential rain for most of Saturday, Sunday's weather looked much better and despite the holiday season being upon us, (and we know this because we are missing 5 little Koe's...) 10 boats and accompanying sailors got t   hemselves ready for the Downriver Race scheduled to start at 12.45. Two participants... read more →
Jul 16

The Ruby Bell Race 2017

The "Ruby Bell" is a coveted trophy, awarded to the winner of a special Ruby Race each year. The Ruby Race is a downriver event, run as a single leg, where racers choose their own start time to (hopefully) coincide with them rounding the downriver mark at the moment the... read more →
Jul 14

Bevington 7 – Emma’s report

Sunday 9 July 2017 Bevington 7 10 boats Sunday was a lovely warm and breezy day. 10 boats waited on the tow path to be launched. Jamie set a course of 4 laps all to starboard. Lap 1 saw the boats struggle to make headway towards Putney along the Fulham... read more →
Jun 28

Bevington 6 – Joseph’s Report

Bevington Trophy race, 25 June 2017 A double-‘sausage’ course was laid, the first quite close to the line & the second at the mile post, both going across the river to take advantage of a good, if sometimes freakish, westerly. Nine boats took to the water & the race started... read more →
Jun 27

Bevington 5 – Renatos report

More than 10 boats started the race, that is a great achievement considering more than 10% of the members were in Greece on the sailing holiday. On the race box Serena was doing a great job assisted by Oscar who just needed an improvised bell extension to start the race:... read more →
Jun 07

Bevington 4 – Richards report

Bevington 4 Downriver The wind was 10 gusting 18, so the Bevington Downriver looked like a great Sunday sail. Hot on the heels of the AGM, we had an excellent turnout of 11 boats, including Johnny’s new Solo, which is nothing short of beautiful. He looked proud! The line up... read more →
May 30

Bevington 3 – Jane’s report

Sunday 28th May was set fair...but still. I mean STILL. Still...six boats were rigged by sailors who laughed in the face of the non-existent breeze. Allan & Steph, Sara, Tom, Cristina, Sally & Amy crossed the line for the downriver race. It was less sailing than drifting.  Sally provided the... read more →