This year we are trying a new less formal format so why not come and join the fun? There are just 2 races: One handicap race starting at 11:00hrs and the other a pursuit race after lunch. No entry fee, no visitors and no third race! The changes are
Did you know that the club offers social sailing on Monday evenings? Please come and join us for a fun and friendly sail at the lake. Safety boat cover provided. Qualified instructors and experienced sailors. All ages and abilities welcome.
Shotwick Lake Sailing is pleased to be taking part in the RYA Push The Boat Out initiative for 2017 with our Open Day on 20th May. Try dinghy sailing or windsurfing & receive a free introduction to the club facilities, with no obligation & no prior experience needed. Light refreshments
The forecast was for a day of very light and variable wind but luckily the forecast was wrong! Competitors were greeted by a steady north-westerly that gradually increased throughout the day to 15 gusting 20mph. Great sailing especially combined with the blue skies and friendly competition. Disappointingly, there were just
Sailing News April 2017 Early Spring Handicap Series Only one week left of the Early Spring Handicap Series and it’s looking very close at the top of the leader-board. Four boats are in with a chance of winning but only if they turn up on the last day! Conditions have
Shotwick Lake Sailing Brass Monkey Open Handicap Series Fresh from his success in the Frostbite series, Gareth Morris moved to the front of his new GP14 and teamed up with Dave Turtle to win the Brass Monkey Open Handicap series at Shotwick Lake. All five races were completed as
The outcome of the 2016 Open Frostbite Series was in the balance right up until the final race and in the end only 3 points separated the top 3 positions – the closest finish for many years! The series was plagued by very light winds throughout but, even so, there
Congratulations to members Geoff Weir, Les Perry and Dave Turtle who recently successfully completed the RYA Level 2 Powerboat Course held on Saturdays 10th and 17th December. Many thanks to Tim Bowden for providing excellent tuition which was much appreciated by the participants.
Hardy sailors will be pleased that the Brass Monkey series returns to Shotwick Lake for yet another year on 5th February 2017. Shovel off the snow and break away the ice for some more great racing in the new year!