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 →
Jun 11

RACE TO THE SHIP

Race Report – 3rd June 2018 – To ‘The Ship’ and Back Sunday, 3rd of June, and a merciless sun beats down on the small group of stalwart SBSC sailors huddled in the shade of the clubhouse.  Worse still, the wind seems languid, torpid, as if dulled to insensibility by... read more →
Jun 11

BEVINGTON 2? – EMMA’S REPORT

You are about to read a rather sketchy race report as I have almost totally forgotten what happened all those weeks ago. It was a warm and sunny Sunday afternoon and I do remember there being minimal wind. In fact Most people thought not enough for a race. Sara however,... read more →
May 21

BEVINGTON 3 – RICHARD’S REPORT

Bevington Downriver Race 3 The forecast was a mix of sunshine, blue skies and very little wind. Perfect weather for the Race Committee but not at first for the sailors! Even with this forecast the sunshine led to a huge turnout of nine members – and all of them made... read more →
May 21

BEVINGTON 1 – JANE’S REPORT

It was a glorious hot sunny day - the kind of day Southbank Sailing Club was invented for. We had six boats for the downriver and a better breeze than expected. At the start Allan & Bob were over the line so had a bit of extra sailing to do.... read more →
May 01

GOODWIN 12 – JEN’S REPORT

29th April. Goodwin Number 12.   8 degrees. 12 knots gusting 24. 9 boats. 11 plucky sailors. A triangle. 5 laps. 5, 4, 1. Quick off the mark. 1 didn’t make it to the start. Gary joined late.   Then there were 8. Capsizes. Turtling. Cold hands. Wet hair. Whizzing... read more →
Apr 30

GOODWIN ? DOWN RIVER – JOESEPH’S REPORT

Sunday 22 April 2018 Downriver race Race officers:  Joseph Cabon & James Barker Safety Boat:  David Joo & Justin Lloyd Williams Six boats made it onto the water.  It was a good spread of classes: Jamie Maule-Ffinch & Jakob Grunig in Lasers (full rig), Sara in her Solo, Graham Douglas... read more →