Category: 2014

Ian Hughes Photos

For anyone that didn’t get a chance to purchase photos from the onsite photographer, use the following links to view available photos and then contact Ian Hughes to purchase Sat 2nd Race 1 Sat 2nd Race 2 Fri 8th Race

Did you enjoy Bass Week?

Don’t forget to complete our questionnaire so we can work to improve our popular regatta, and make all the efforts of the vice commodore and his team worthwhile. Regular visitor Paul Allen recognised VC Mark Somerville’s effort by successfully nominating

Final Weekend

Showers at the start of Saturday were unexpected and unwelcome, but they passed through by mid morning and the wind continued to freshen from the west (though there were some mega shifts for sailors to contend with) Gusts made sailing

Friday

The early morning breeze has swung to the south and is freshening. Perhaps there’ll be the opportunity for another round the lake race. You just can’t beat it! Indeed the race did take the fleets around the lake, but not

Thursday

The wind and shone stayed with us all day. There were shifts, but you couldn’t expect anything else on Bass), but there was some great racing too. The afternoon RNLI pursuit race was won by Ben Pickering in a Blaze,

Wednesday

Despite heavy overnight rain Tog will be pleased no campers had to decamp into the clubhouse! The early morning started with another good southerly but it didn’t last, disappeared, swung round, and round, then finally settled from the west. A

Evening Race 2014

Tuesday

A glorious sunny morning, with a southerly breeze – what more could we ask for? The OD took advantage of the wind conditions and again sent the fleets round the lake for a ‘proper’ race with the lead fast handicap

Monday

The working week has begun for the rest of the world, the rain has disappeared for the time being, and the sun was shining. With a good westerly in the bay, the course took the fleet to the southern end

Sunday

Some heavy overnight rain showers, were blown away by some stronger winds which led to some exciting sailing legs, though there were some shadows and lighter winds to contend with around the finish line. With the heavier winds there were

Saturday

The visitors had a good day on Friday preparing their prepferred camping spot, and even got their boats prepared as well as having a barbeque after some frustrating showers! Saturday’s forecast did not bode well, but despite a few showers

Phew!

Tog is pleased with the new grass (though it doesn’t stop growing). He just needs a tent now…

Trophy Return

With Bass Week just a month away it’s time to hunt out those coveted trophies that you deservedly won last year, give them a polish, and return to the club in plenty of time for presentation to this year’s winners

Nature does its bit

Tog’s prayers have been answered, the warm weather has been interspersed with the odd rain shower, and the grass seeds are helping turn the back field green again. He assures us all will be ready for Bass Week

Bass Week Brochure

If you’ve not been to Bass Week before and you want to print out a summary of what it is about, and what will be going on, view or download our brochure. Don’t forget that substantial early bird discounts end

Crew Available

A female crew is available for Bass Week. Experience – sailing for about 3 years; crewed and helmed in GP’s, Enterprise, RS Vision, Flying 15 and Albacore. A second female crew is available. Topper helm with experience crewing in Enterprises

Let nature take its course…

As the recent rain takes a rest and the sun shines, the contractors returned this weekend to finish preparing the back camping field. All we need now is a little rain and and some warm weather to let nature take

Camping field update

The work to minimise the risk of flooding in the back camping field is progressing with the tidying up of the drainage ditch. There’s certainly been plenty of rain to help the grass grow again!

Spot The Difference

We have just been given a copy of an OLD Bass Week brochure. So much, yet so little has changed

Preparations Underway

With a slight break in the wet weather, work has begun on regrading the back camping field to improve run off and reduce the risk of flooding during Bass Week

Fees 2014

Jennings Challenge 2014

  Bass Week 2014 Bassenthwaite SC Jennings Challenge as of 19:05 on August 3, 2014 Enterprise Fleet Sailed: 4, Discards: 1, To count: 3, Rating system: PY, Entries: 7, Scoring system: Appendix A Rank Fleet SailNo Class Helm Crew Club

Luffing Cup 2014

Dubwath Cup 2014

   

Nairn Pursuit 2014

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