On the Water 4/6/2019 14 Scows were out for Capers on Wednesday, with a good breeze and a win for Barry Gibbs with Christine de Laine close behind. The rain held off until all were back on dry land. Four keen racers were out for the Olympic races on Saturday, with Graham Fairbrass now in the lead after the first two races.
Published 06:26 on 5 Jun 2019
An excellent Scow capers last Wednesday - super weather and sufficient breeze to keep the fleet of 18 boats moving along - a great outing for all participants. The Christchurch Keg was sailed on Saturday with a reduced fleet and was won by Stuart Percival. Bank holiday Monday evening, with a depleted fleet due to the hour and a stiff breeze, the Stuart Percival Cup was sailed for by 3 boats. Owing to mysterious problems
Published 16:27 on 29 May 2019
On the water 22/5/2019 There was not a lot of breeze on Saturday for the six dinghies that turned out to compete for the Silver Firefly Trophy..... in order to finish first, first you must finish and that certainly applied to Jack Arnell as the rest of the fleet retired, congratulations Jack. Sunday was a Harbour Interclub and again light winds resulted in a low turnout but 2 races were completed, no
Published 07:46 on 25 May 2019
On the water 1/5/2019 The sailing programme is now fully up and running - the scows have started their Wednesday capers, 13 ladies went out in lovely conditions for their first ladies sailing evening, 50 Pirates and Freestyle sailors turned up for the first Friday night session of the 2019 season, and although Storm Hannah kept them off the water, the Pirates had their dinghies checked and then practiced land drill ashore,
Published 05:57 on 5 May 2019
On the Water 10/4/2019 Since the last "on the water" write up the Icicle series organised by Highcliffe SC and our icebreaker series have both finished. There was no final race on 10th March for the Icicle Series so the results stayed the same with Alex Atkins winning and Ray New 2nd.......CSC had 7 sailors in the top 10 with highest placed Junior being Flynn Atkins in 9th
Published 05:33 on 11 Apr 2019
"What's Happening on the Water" Following the fantastic spell of good weather, the Icebreaker Series last Saturday brought out many of our dinghy sailors who enjoyed two races in the harbour. So far this "Series" has seen a total of 39 boats competing, which is a record for winter sailing at CSC……. I congratulate you all for your keenness to
Published 07:12 on 28 Feb 2019
"What's Happening on the Water" Richard Phillips and I are providing another Seminar directed at the Assistants to Race officers and Escort Skippers, on Sunday 24 th February, starting at 10.00 in the Training Room. This is an ideal opportunity for new Associate Members as well as existing members who definitely need to brush up on what is required
Published 11:06 on 24 Feb 2019
"What's Happening on the Water" Last Saturday, due to high winds the Icebreaker Series had to be cancelled. I would thank all the personnel who turn up to support the race. Hopefully our next racing for this series on Saturday 23 rd the wind will be more suitable. I would ask for volunteers for that day. I need two Assistants and a Skipper for a rib/launch.
Published 17:55 on 13 Feb 2019
"What's Happening on the Water" Last Sunday's "Icicle Series" run by Highcliffe. S. C. was eventually abandoned due to lack of wind. The start was somewhat interesting as some boats were starting to windward and others down wind. Such was the wind direction, of which there was less than a knot. It was nearly twenty minutes before the last boat
Published 07:18 on 7 Feb 2019
"What's Happening on the Water" Last night was the Scow Class Dinner and Prize Giving for the 2018 Season. Fifty of the fleet sat down to dinner and were treated to a comprehensive history from Paul Moores on how the Scow fleet developed in the early 1970's. The cups and trophies awarded held a significant detailed history of the class.
Published 06:56 on 4 Feb 2019