Sea Champs – Snettisham

Sea Champs – Snettisham

So its time for the sea champs and this year we are at Snettisham SC as the opening weekend of Norfolk Week. For those who don’t know Snettisham is on the only west facing beach in Norfolk and although it is technically the sea is the enclosed area know as ‘The Wash’. that means the waves wont be to big unless you get a tornado like a few years ago, oh and the squall that blew through a couple of years ago that is. Because of the tides racing is a bit strange. Two race late Saturday night and two race early (Yes early)...

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Ullswater here we come

Ullswater here we come

It is time for he great trek north for the Northern Area Championship this weekend. The first time for a while it has truly been on the North! (Sorry MPSC but you will always be Midlands to me!) It promises to be two days of great sailing an I am sure the evenings will be just as good. Camping is available at the club so I hope to see you all there. After Julie made the effort to come to Essex it would have bee rude not to visit so Matt (Guest appearance) and I will make the trek up Friday. If you are a Lord Birkett fan this is the following...

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Results are Updated

Results are Updated

Results and Report for Manor Park open are posted in the results section and are the updated Travellers series. If you did not hear it was a great day and seriously windy but we got three races in and had a good if tired night down the pub later. Next stop is Ullswater for the Northern. All NOR’s and entry forms are on the website. Look forward to seeing you there.

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Mind the Gap!

Mind the Gap!

Well its the yearly trip to Manor Park SC this weekend. If you have not been before it is a great club near Lichfield, Staff with the unique feature of two lakes joined by the famous ‘Gap’. The club house it on the small lake and you sail through the gap (crossing a tributary of the River Trent) and into the racing lake.   Racing is due to start at 11am, wind reports have calmed down to more sensible numbers now so come along and join what is always a fund days racing. If you really feel you are up to it you could always join...

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Fun Up River

Fun Up River

What a great start to the season. Thanks to the 19 boats who made the effort to travel to Essex for the opening event of the season. It was a challenging race day on the Sunday but one which everyone seemed to enjoy, or were they just being polite? Saturday was as always great fun as can be seen from the picture of Julie Lee has posted up. If they had sound you would have heard her coming! Small break now until Manor Park on the 6th June. Just time to get your breath back. Hope to see lots of you there again.

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