Today, the 12th March, saw our sailing season kick off at Budworth, and the wind was a pleasant F3 Westerly down the lake, the weather was very mild, with only a tiny bit of rain at the start of Race 3. Each of the 3 handicap races had a different course, ably set by the [read more…]
There was another excellent turnout for the fourth working party of the winter. Good progress has been made with all the jobs on the list and we now need to concentrate on finishing off and getting the club ready for the start of sailing on the 12th March.
The next working party will be on Sunday March 5th starting at 9:30. Alison Hutton and Steve Hubbard will once again be coordinating the session.
The Philpot Trophy pursuit races were postponed on Sunday 30th October, due to lack of wind. A brave decision by Mark as PRO – for a pursuit race, unlike fleet racing, a reasonable chance of wind remaining during the race is essential to keep the race fair, and so the races will be re-scheduled at a later date this year – keep an eye on club messages and the information that will be posted here!
End of Season Prizegiving – 12th November
Prizegiving starts at 18:00 and continues with supper and a bonfire on the front lawn.
Then 8 till late there will be a ceilidh dance with one of the top ceilidh bands in the North West: Albireo. The band’s repertoire draws on English, Irish, Scottish and American traditions, along self-penned tunes and others from further afield.
Tickets £15 each or £35 for family of three or more, available from the Galley or WebCollect.
Tom Hubbard and the team from Parker Design Consultants, successfully completed their 210 mile ride from London to Northwich, to raise money for the Brain Tumour Charity. They arrived at Parker Design’s head office in Lostock Gralam during Saturday afternoon. To date they have raised £11,600 with a further £1,500 in Gift Aid and so are well on the way to achieving their target of £21,000.
Tom and the team would like to thank all those who have contributed so far.
The JustGiving webpage will remain open for the next few weeks to receive further donations.