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Boxing Day RNLI Charity Bash

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Dec 032017

Shake off the Christmas lethargy, cure that hangover and come and join us for the annual festive Budworth Boxing Day Open followed by the prize giving, and all in aid of the RNLI

Entry fees (for PNs 960 and above):

  • Junior Single Handed   – £7
  • Junior Double Handed  – £10
  • Adult Single Handed  – £10
  • Adult Double Handed – £15

With a briefing at 11:30 and two races scheduled to start from 12 noon, this traditional event attracts entrants from across the North West and we look forward to seeing you on the day.

 Posted by on 03/12/2017

Firefly Open at Budworth – Race Report

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Jul 232017

Budworth Sailing Club welcomed visitors from West Kirby and South Staffs to this year’s Firefly Open, and sailing began in a light and shifting southerly breeze that proved a testing challenge for both locals and visitors alike.

In the first race, the shifts came especially fast and wide, rewarding quick reactions and a constant tactical awareness. After a few laps of intense racing (with much place changing), Keith & Chloe Macaulay (SSSC/CUCC) drew ahead, successfully holding off repeated challenges from the West Kirby boat of Trevor Jenkins & Sally Bromilow. Local sailors Nick & Emily Whelan got the shifts right at the finish, snatching second place.

In race 2, Jenkins/Bromilow led a tightly packed fleet in the early stages, but as the wind strengthened and veered, the Macaulays climbed their way up to the front and held the lead from the pursuing West Kirby boats. A closely fought last beat ended with the Macaulays first, Jon Hayley & Pat Bromilow second, and locals Steve Hayward & Liza Korikova in third.

Race 3 began in the strongest wind of the day – this suited Hugh Smallman & Deborah Love of Budworth, who for the early laps held the lead in the only wooden boat of the fleet. In the end though, it was the Macaulays who sealed their victory with another emphatic first place, untroubled by a wind that shifted and dropped to a zephyr. Hayley/Bromilow came in second, with Smallman/Love third.

With no sign of the wind returning, the fleet abandoned hopes of a fourth race and an early prize-giving was held, with worthy winners Keith and Chloe Macaulay awarded the Budworth Bucket Trophy for the second year running.

Many thanks to the Budworth members who gave their support to the event, with special thanks to Dawn Savell for the delicious lunch, and most of all to PRO Chris Allen for his flawless race management.

Deborah Love,
Firefly Fleet Captain

 Posted by on 23/07/2017

Snipestock 16th – 18th June

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Jun 132017

With the sun reaching it’s zenith (as close as it gets in Old Blighty) its time for a bit of Love and Peace at Snipestock 2017

Come down to your club and share a bit of Love & Peace, leave your troubles at home and bring a musical instrument if you can play, hell, even if you are no good but can make a sound.

Details here.


 Posted by on 13/06/2017

Random Pairs Team Racing Event – Open To All Club Members. Bank Holiday Monday

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May 232017
Random Pairs Team Racing Event - Open To All Club Members. Bank Holiday Monday

This coming Bank Holiday Monday sees the annual Random Pairs Team Racing event. Open to all Club members, this event is specially designed to introduce sailors to the fun and experience of team racing. This event is sailed in the Club Fireflies. For each race entrants are paired up differently and assigned specific boats for [read more…]

 Posted by on 23/05/2017

Budworth Topper Open – Saturday 20th May

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May 112017
Budworth Topper Open - Saturday 20th May

Budworth SC is looking forward to welcoming the NW Topper fleet for the Budworth Topper Open on Saturday 20th May. Three races are scheduled, with the first race not starting before 11am. Registration will be open from 9:30, and the briefing will be at 10am. Pre-entries are via the ITCA (GBR) website here (NB, registration with [read more…]

 Posted by on 11/05/2017