Category: 2018

The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week 2018

Did you spend your holiday with us at Bassenthwaite for our annual regatta? Hopefully you returned home safely, caught up on your washing (and sleep), and looking forward to Bass Week 2019! The Bass team are always striving for continuous

Diary Date

Booking your holidays for 2019? Want to join us for another great Bass Week regatta? Don’t forget to reserve 3rd-11th August 2019, entries will be open from mid April!

Sunday 12 August 2018

The glorious 12th brings Bass Week to a close for another year. A very wet night wasn’t appreciated by those needing to take down tents and awnings, but it did stop in the morning, and it was much milder again

Saturday 11 August 2018

A beautiful morning for the final weekend’s sailing. The forecast southerly didn’t settle so racing was postponed for a while until a south westerly filled the bay. It proved to be a day of shifty winds that strengthened and swung

Friday 10 August 2018

Overnight showers have passed through but likely to continue throughout the day, but a good force 3 is forecast to keep the sailors happy. Just for a change the wind played tricks by blowing from the south instead of the

Thursday 9 August 2018

Fresher winds led to a few capsizes through the day, and the sun broke through for another glorious evening. The RNLI pursuit was raced in the afternoon, with a Tera Sport leading the fleet for the first three legs until

Wednesday 8 August 2018

A lovely morning to start the day, with some good winds forecast for the two race series. Unfortunately the forecast high risk of showers came true with a vengeance over lunchtime, and they lingered on until racing started taking the

Tuesday 7 August 2018

Is the summer weather slipping away from us? A drizzly start to the day, with a light wind wasn’t the most enticing combination of sailing conditions, but racing did get underway on time for those that chose to sail. The

Monday 6 August 2018

A cloudy, drizzly morning wasn’t the order of the day, but that’s what the DragonForce sailors had to endure in the first planned race. There was a good turnout of boats, perhaps too many for the jetty which seemed to

DragonForce Derby 2018

Sunday 5 August 2018

Another calm morning. The wind will fill in, but how much will there be? After a two hour postponement racing got underway at 1pm with a light westerly that built up as the day went on. Again the sun broke

Saturday 4 August 2018

Early morning mirror like conditions faded quickly as the wind filled in with plenty of time before the 1pm race. There was a slight delay waiting for boats to launch but racing was soon underway for over 100 boats across

Friday 3 August 2018

Come on in, the gates are now open. Caravans, tents, and even boats are arriving. It must be Bass Week – Have a great regatta! The day suffered some brief showers, some travellers had a couple of holdups, but the

Welcome Note

On behalf of the members of Bassenthwaite Sailing Club I would like to extend a warm welcome to you.   Much of what goes on during the week will be familiar to our frequent visitors, and, in addition we have

Bass Week Update

We look forward to seeing you in a few weeks’ time for what promises to be another excellent Bass Week. There are just a couple of updates to bring to your attention. Caterers This year we have a new catering company joining

Arrival Supper Menu

The caterers are open on the evening of Friday 3rd August. If you’ve had a long drive, and busy day setting up your camping position, and boat, why not have your meal made for you? You can dine in the

Cutty Sark Challenge 2018

Ladies Juniors and Seniors 2018

John Peel Tankard 2018

RNLI Pursuit 2018

Martini Challenge Trophy 2018

Nat West Cup 2018

Nairn Pursuit 2018

Dubwath Cup 2018

   

Luffing Cup 2018

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