||Regatta this weekend.
Details of the kit available for the raft
building are now available
||Details of the Regatta are now available. The
timetable for the day can be found here.
Founders Cup race series will be over 2 days but
you will be able to qualify if you can only sail
on Sunday. Notice
of Race here.
||Congratulations to Cliff Milner from Cotswold
SC who scored 3 bullets to win the Supernova
Open. Best Blithfiled boat was Tom Chadfield in
his new boat. Full results here.
||Saundersfoot Coppet Week - Congratulations to
Gareth Caldwell (in his Int Canoe) who started
the week very badly but won the event and Chris
Martin with Matt Smith (in the Merlin) who came
second. Full results here.
Marin Bower & Bob Cartwright also represented
||Andy 'Taxi' Davis has added the Scottish Solo Championship
trophy to his 2012 National Solo Championship.
||Interested in how the Personal
Handicap Series is run? Find out more on
the Sailing page or go
direct to the file here.
||Mixed weather for the Laser
Open - from sunshine to a 50mph squall
at the end of race 3. Congratulations to Jonathan
Swain - results
here + Y&Y
||Adult training course to
start Tuesday 25th June. See the Training page for more
||Club Open Day on Monday 6th May.
Visitors welcome from 12:00 to 16:00hrs. If you
wish to try sailing (dinghy or windsurfing) you
will need you bring a change of clothes and some
soft footware. If the weather is sunny - bring
your lunch and picnic on the lawn. Refreshments
available. Find us here.
Please follow these directions - it is easier
than trying to negotiate the lanes.
||Osprey Welsh & Midland Champs -
congratulations to Richard & Mark - Results
and report on Y&Y here
||Osprey Welsh & Midland Champs - Day 1 -
Ian said that he & Martin had a relaxing sail
- can they keep it so relaxed tomorrow? Day
||There are changes to the Sunday 12:00 series
for 2013. Details here
||Further details about the Osprey Open
meeting hog roast can be found here.
for Sunday 24th March - due
to snow conditions at the club
||Blithfield Barrel - The RYA racing rules
committee have found in favour of the Race
Committee with regard to the protest that was
lodged in December 2012. The results have been
amended and can be seen here
- final results (provisional) here, well done
to the first ever Fireball victory by Tom Gillard
& Simon Potts. Another excellent report
||Final 2 races of 2012-13 Barrel series this
Sunday. Forecast looks good.
for Sunday 20th January
||Annual Dinner and Prize Giving - Organise
your fleet to fill a table or two - Black tie
optional - Saturday 23rd Feb at 18:30hrs for
19:00hrs - tickets ?0 - full details here
||Latest Barrel Results here, thankfully
the wind filled in (a bit anyway)! Creation Covers ?0 voucher
won by Steve Watson. Photos
in the gallery. Report on Y&Y
||Latest Barrel Results here, that was a
bit windy wasn't it? Creation Covers 'man-bag'
won by Paul Keeling! Report on Y&Y Photos
in the gallery.
||Christmas Party next Saturday
8th Dec 14:30 till 17:00
||Rules Night next Thursday 29th
Nov at 19:00hrs
||Full Barrel Results here from
rounds 1&2 here Photos
here. Report here.
||Its SUPER SUNDAY! Barrel entry
form now online. Well done to 2012 Osprey Inland Champions
- Chris Gould and Nick Broomhall who won at
Rutland at the weekend.
||The Laying Up Supper is on 10th November -
details in the Clubhouse and then the 2012/13 Barrel begins on 11th
November, 9th December, 13th January, 17th
February. Starts are at 12:00 and 14:00hrs. It
could be massive this winter!
||Good luck to our 2 teams at the Endeavour
Trophy this weekend!!!
||Merlin Inlands results here.
|Great Mega party!! 56 boats, Mr
Whitworth won, but a shame the wind was playing
around all weekend! Report here. Photos
||Winners of Merlin Rocket National
Championship - Triangle Team Trophy (Taxi 2nd,
Matt 10th, Pottsy 16th). Can they complete the
set at the Inlands on 15/16th
||Andy 'Taxi' Davis has added the Solo National Championship
trophy to his 2012 collection! Also a pat on the
back for Pete Matthews, who started at Blithfield
and has crewed to 1st in the RS200 Eurocup.
(also - Weather station fixed
and crashed again)
||Well done to Gareth Caldwell and Jon Gibbons
who won the 2012 Osprey National
Championship at Parkstone Yacht Club they won
two races but only secured the championship in
the last race after a teriffic comeback!
open results online. Well done to the Blithfield
Merlins - 14 of us went to Salcome week with our
top 3 sailors picking up the Dracycote Salver
(Normally the reserve of Hollingworth or
Cookham). (Taxi 3rd, Matt 9th and Pottsy 10th)
. Also Tim returned with the Buckden Bowl
(highest placed boat 20 -30 years old). To
celebrate, the weather station
page has also started working again. Hoorah!!
||Notice to Visitors - it is
required that all visiting boats & trolleys
are washed on arrival.
Please allow extra time when bringing a boat to
use the hose and brushes on the entrance drive.