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 →
May 24

Bevington 2 – Ben and Sina’s report

It was Sunday 21st of May, a downriver Bevington, the jewel in the crown of the SBSC series. In the northern parlance it was literally “cracking the flags” with 9-11 mph winds in a toasty 24 degrees centigrade. Some might say perfect weather to go boating. The initial pre-race drama only... read more →
May 23

Bevington 1 – Emmas report

Sunday was a lovely day out at SBSC. The weather was rather cold and cloudy. The wind speed was apparently 4 knots. Unlucky for some, thirteen boats (possibly 14/15 boats but it's now Wednesday and a lot has happened since Sunday morning)  were soon quickly rigged out on the tow... read more →
May 06
May 02

Goodwin 14 – Toms report

This past Sunday morning the weather was actually fairly pleasant with sunny skies and a respectable temperature just around rigging time.  But, a bank holiday weekend possibly kept numbers down, and so we had five boats ready to race for the latest Goodwin down river.  The boat roster consisted of... read more →
May 01