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 →
Apr 12

Goodwin 15 – John’s Report

A light, mild day that seemed fit only for up and down the Fulham bank maybe 5 laps to shorten if necessary. Then the wind freshened a little so smart call to the SB to lay a third buoy on the Barnes bank as usual. No Renato, so no real... read more →
Mar 26

GOODWIN 8 – CHARLOTTES REPORT

We awoke to a bitterly cold and snowy Putney this morning. Would anyone be hardy/crazy enough to face the water? That was the question we were all asking ourselves. But the emails started trickling in and, sure enough, we had four boats up for the challenge. Ben and Sara in... read more →
Feb 26

GOODWIN 5 – JOHNS REPORT

                 Report on the 5th Goodwin Feb 18   (Club opened at 13.30) My day started badly. A collision on a level crossing had closed the line from E. Croydon to Clapham Junction, rail substitute buses are notoriously slow so I caught the... read more →
Feb 19

GOODWIN 4 – SINAS REPORT

The sunshine, strong breeze and (almost) freezing cold attracted ten sailors for the fourth race of the Goodwin series. The wind and later start/high tide allowed the use of the full river width and so a course consisting of a triangle in a triangle was set out by safety boat... read more →
Feb 07

GOODWIN 2 – AMYS REPORT

It was an early start on a cold winters day and a phenomenal ten boats took to the water for the second race of the Goodwin Series. There were eight laser standard rigs, an albacore and a solo. With so many in the same class, it would make for some... read more →
Feb 05

GOODWIN 3 – SARAS REPORT

A really cold day greeted us yesterday for the 3rd race of the Goodwin Trophy series. It was to be a Downriver  Race and with a keen NNE wind blasting down the yard, and  making us all hide in our new club hoodies,  cups of tea and coffee were dispensed... read more →
Jan 29

LAST RACE OF THE YEAR – RENATOS REPORT

It was the last day of the year 2017 and while many people were getting ready for the last moments of a fantastic year, a selected group was determined to ensure they ended up the year even better coming down to sail. Ms Sara Bennet CAMBPELL decided to stay in... read more →