Category: 2015

The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week 2015

Did you spend your holiday with us at Bassenthwaite for our annual regatta? The Bass team are always striving for continuous improvement and in this respect we would like your feedback on this years regatta. If you have 5 minutes

Diary Date 2016

Bass Week 2016 will run from Saturday 30 July – Sunday 7 August.

Sunday 9th

The final day is upon us. The flagpole has been adorned with a selection of peculiar objects, but failed to get the thumbs up from the renowned perpetrator from years gone by. The rain held off so that tents and

Saturday 8th

Sunshine and a decent wind forecast – what more could anyone ask for? The reward at the end of this weekend’s series is a goodly supply of The ONE whisky… With three races to get in, the winds were kind

Friday 7th

A glorious morning but no wind! Clouds moved in, and some wind followed but from the North East rather than forecast West. Racing did get underway at 12.30pm, and the wind held for an hour but then eased as it

Thursday 6th

After a damp night for campers, perhaps the stormy weather has finally blown through? The day was dry, with lighter, shifty winds that still resulted in a handful of capsizes. At lunchtime OD Alex took Olivia out to check the

Wednesday 5th

Another southerly brought a smile to the OD’s face. A request from Paul Brotherton for long legs left OD Hunt wishing the same! However he did oblige by sending the fast handicap and Flying 15s from one end of the

Tuesday 4th

Happy birthday Kim! The wet element of the forecast seems to have eased (phew!), but we are still waiting to find out whether the wind strength, and the gusts in particular, are at a level that prove to be sailable…

Monday 3rd

 With only one afternoon race scheduled, it was a quiet morning in the sunshine for most people. The OD checked out the suitability of the wind in the southern end of the lake to send the fleet down there for

Sunday 2nd

The high winds of Saturday eased and backed to the south offering the perfect opportunity for a race around the lake. With the lead boat in the handicap fleet completing the main ‘lap’ in less than an hour they were

Jennings Challenge 2015

Luffing Cup 2015

Dubwath Cup 2015


Evening Race 2015

Nairn Pursuit 2015

Nat West Cup 2015

Martini Challenge Trophy 2015

RNLI Pursuit 2015

John Peel Tankard 2015

Ladies, Juniors and Seniors 2015

Cutty Sark Challenge 2015

Saturday 1st

Friday was a busy day setting up camping for the next 9 days, and meeting old friends. How many people will be threatening to stop drinking already? The weather was kind until the night when the watertightness of the tents

Bass15 Galley – Evening Meal Deal plans – subject to variation!

ARRIVAL Night – Friday 31st July Homemade Chicken in White Wine & Sweet Shallot Casserole served with new potatoes or rice plus Sweet choice and Drink (Meal Deal only) Introductory Price: TakeAway – Just £4.50 – (main served in takeaway

Final Countdown

Bass Week 2015 is just weeks away. Yippee we hear you shout! If you haven’t entered yet don’t forget to do so before the online bookings and discounts come to an end on 27 July.

Are you a winner?

If you were skilful enough to win any trophies last Bass Week please ensure you clean, polish, and return them to us for award at this year’s regatta.