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
"What's Happening on the Water" The second Icebreaker Series takes place this Saturday, (race 3 and 4.) We have increased the personnel on the Race Officer's launch which will help with the sizable fleet expected. Those who are racing, please make sure you give yourself time to be at the start at 12.00. Due to a clash of dates the "Dinghy Race Management Seminar"
Published 07:39 on 25 Jan 2019
"What's Happening on the Water" Congratulations to all who competed in last Saturday's first "Icebreaker Series" race of the year. The turnout was excellent, with nineteen boats from CSC, and a further five from HSC. The first race was hard fought around a triangular course set by the race officer Nick Woolley. Due to neaps and a lack of water
Published 06:55 on 18 Jan 2019
Thank you to all who came to the Seminar last Saturday morning in the training room. We will be arranging another Race officer and Assistant seminar in the New Year. I am also collecting names for next year from members who wish to learn in practical terms and "Shadow" our race team on the water. To carry this out please email me your name and contact details and I
Published 13:18 on 23 Dec 2018
"What's Happening on the Water The weather forecasts beat us last weekend on Saturday and Sunday. The only race that took place was Class 4 and Finn's on Saturday morning with a start at 9am. That was just after dark. !! We should not cancel races the day before a scheduled race because of the weather forecast, as they are
Published 07:06 on 13 Dec 2018