"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
I am certainly looking forward to the Prize Giving this Saturday at the Queens Hotel, for Class 4, Class 5, Cruiser Class and the Ladies Class. It will be a time to celebrate our fantastic year of good weather and sailing. Richard Phillips, who is responsible for creating our "Club2 Class results," will provide film of this year's events on the Hotel's screen for our added entertainment.
Published 06:58 on 6 Dec 2018
The weather was much kinder last weekend, which resulted in a good turnout of all classes in the harbour and river sailing for the Scows. Shaun Harris the Scow class captain swept the course prior to Saturday's racing in the river and found only a few link lines still attached. They were dealt with. Rory Barnes with the help of Richard Beasley organized a two day course
Published 09:11 on 1 Dec 2018
"What's Happening on the Water No dinghy racing last weekend due to low tides. This weekend we have a full Winter Series Programme, with an early start on Saturday for the Finns, class four and five, starting in the harbour at 09.00. Following a decision at the Sailing Committee all classes will start together, as this will make it easier
Published 09:09 on 1 Dec 2018
The CSC Juniors are all enjoying their winter training at Spinnaker Sailing Club. They are William Foy, Finley Leigh Anderson, Sean Williams, George Hayles, Lyla Bryan-Brown, Didi Bryan-Brown and Max Rayner. The feedback is they are learning a lot about all aspects of sailing and looking forward to the next session. Last Weekend was marred by the strong winds, however, many braved the conditions in all classes although numbers were low.
Published 10:28 on 17 Nov 2018