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
Apr 24

Goodwin 13 – Sara’s report

Sunday 23rd April - St George's Day, the London Marathon and the French first round of their General Election process.  But all eyes at the club were focused on WindGuru and the very light southerly  wind which was on the menu for yes    terday's race.  Ana, Hugh and Maya hadn't seen... read more →
Apr 21

Goodwin 12 – Janes report

Easter Sunday 16th April:Goodwin 12 Downriver race with club open at 10AM The race team: in safety boat 1 Race Officer Paul Elliott with 'mini me' son Joshua and Jane S-H. In safety boat 2 (and in charge of safety) Armand ably assisted by new member Elli Sallie (joined after... read more →
Apr 10

Goodwin 11 – Andy’s report

12 boats lined up for Goodwin 11 today, being one Enterprise, one Albacore, two Solos and the remainder being lasers (all with full rigs).        Goodwin 11 was sailed today in 11 knots, gusting to 15 at times. With a Southerly, the typical three-buoy course was set, meaning... read more →
Mar 20

Goodwin 10 – Richard’s Report

Race Report: Not The Goodwin Downriver 19 March 2017 Unpredictable, gusty, erratic, fractious: These are just some of the words used to describe to language directed towards the Race Committee during the course of the race that was supposed to be The Goodwin Downriver. It had promised to be a... read more →
Mar 15

Goodwin 9 – Jane’s race report

I was surprised so many sailors turned up given the forecast was a measly 5-6 knots. But Southbank faith kicked in, and after an hour or so the tide had come up enough, and the wind had come up fractionally enough, to venture onto the Thames. We set a three-buoy... read more →
Mar 06

Goodwin 8 – Sara’s report

Well I did ask that people arrive on time for Sunday's race because of the late start time, but I was really taken aback that Renato, renowned for arriving half an hour before race start, was the first sailor to get to the club!  He wasn't taking any chances! The... read more →
Mar 06

Goodwin 7 – Henry’s report

Storm Doris had been and gone, but unsettled weather continued for race 7 of the Goodwin cup and the six boats taking part faced difficult conditions for the six lap upriver course. Of the Laser sailors Renato, Johnny and Joao confidently (or boldly) opted for full sails, with Amy choosing... read more →