Category: 2017

Diary Date

Booking your holidays for 2018? Want to join us for another great Bass Week regatta? Don’t forget to reserve 4th-12th August 2018, entries will be open from mid April!

The Spy in the Sky

Some great drone footage by caterer Alan

The ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week 2017

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 2018! The Bass team are always striving for continuous

Sunday 13th August

The end is nigh. The party(ing) almost over. What decorations adorned the flag pole? Would the wind beat the forecast for a final race? Unfortunately it did not fill in sufficiently to convince the OD it was suitable to get

Saturday 12th August

The final weekend is here. Traditionally the prizes have been whisky, for those old enough to consume it, and this year is no exception as our lead sponsor is The Lakes Distillery. Three races to squeeze in today. The weather started

Friday 11th August

There wasn’t any waiting around for wind today with a good force 3 gusting 5 blowing across the lake. With a bit of rain thrown in for good measure, some sailors opted to watch the racing from the shore. Not

Thursday 10th August

 A misty start to the morning but hopefully there will be a light breeze to blow it away and get some racing in, but with the sun due to shine will we have to wait for a sea breeze to

Wednesday 9th August

It should have been a windy two race series today, but the wind was slow to build up. With the wind from the NNE it was a little cooler when the sun hid behind the clouds from time to time.

Tuesday 8th August

Would the Bass microclimate do its bit to beat the dire forecast today as the day started with a mirror like lake. Although ripples appeared on the water before the scheduled start time, the OD opted to wait for it

Monday 7th August

While some sailors have gone back to work for a rest after a blustery weekend’s sailing, some new sailors will be turning up for the midweek racing, so it will be a leisurely start with just one race in the

Sunday 6th August

The forecast isn’t looking good with the threat of rain increasing with gust strength as the day goes on. Better make the most of what we have while it lasts… The morning stayed dry and bright with another good wind

Saturday 5 August

With many people arriving on Friday and setting up camp, they were able to enjoy a leisurely start today and be ready for the afternoon racing, or so you would think. Rear commodore Mark Somerville and Sailing Sec Joe Roberts

Friday 4th August

Our gates are officially open, so you are welcome to come in, join us, and prepare for the 2017 ONE Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week. The Cumbrian summer weather has left a little to be desired recently but you're sure to

Jennings Challenge 2017

Luffing Cup 2017

Dubwath Cup 2017


Nairn Pursuit 2017

Nat West Cup 2017

Martini Challenge Trophy 2017

RNLI Pursuit 2017

John Peel Tankard 2017

Ladies Juniors and Seniors 2017

Cutty Sark Challenge 2017

Chandlery Services

This year chandlery services will be split through the week Trident will be providing a chandlery service Saturday-Wednesday.   Click for more info   Rope for boats will be providing a fittings and rope service Thursday – Sunday.

Bass17 Galley

Karen, Alan and the Rural Recipes Catering team are looking forward to welcoming you again Email:  [email protected]       Text:  07971 870786 • Breakfast is served from 8am Bacon/Egg/Sausage Baps; Beans on Toast; Toast with Jam/Marmalade Full English Breakfast; Tea,