Category: 2019

Bass Week 2020

Following the latest government proposals to ease lockdown, reluctantly, the club council have decided it will not be possible to maintain appropriate social distancing to run our beloved Bass Week this year even if current restrictions on the use of

Diary Date 2020

If you have enjoyed the week so much that you don’t want to miss Bass Week 2020, put 1st – 9th August in your diary now! Memories of 2019 are still available from the onsite photographer Peter Mackin at

Sunday 11th August

The recent heavy rainfall continued to fill the lake overnight (over 1m in 24 hours) to the extent that numerous tents and caravans had to be repositioned to avoid the flood waters. As a result of having to move boats

Saturday 10th August

With the whole of the country at the mercy of a cyclone weather system, could the forecast be any worse? However, the Bass micro climate gave us showers, blustery, but great sailing conditions. A lot of people had been put

Friday 9th August

A wet and windy night for campers was forecast to ease in time for racing to get underway as scheduled. The rain faded to a drizzle by the time racing started, and the clouds finally cleared to offer sunshine filled

Thursday 8th August

With lighter winds forecast Thursday, sailors were pleased to be resting their muscles somewhat. Fortunately the rain showers stayed away, and the sun broke through for a glorious afternoon. With the RNLI pursuit being held this afternoon, the local branch

Wednesday 7th August

The day started with some heavy black clouds, but the rain held off, and there was a good force 2 to power the fleets around the course. With three a race series, and a prize giving scheduled, it was going

Tuesday 6th August

A wet morning.. Will there be a chance to sit out as this group did yesterday? Unfortunately various rain showers put the kibosh on a repeat of Monday’s jollities. The wind was lighter than forecast though some strong gusts passed

Monday 5th August

For many there was just one afternoon race on Monday, but for the hardy few there was a Dragonforce model yacht race in the morning, as well as a junior series this year too! The afternoon race was held in

Sunday 4th August

A dry start to the day with the forecast of a better breeze to hopefully get in an extra race having lost one yesterday. With a good southerly, the conditions were ideal for a 10.30 start to get the day’s

Saturday 3rd August

After months of preparation, a big team of helpers have been welcoming this year’s visitors that were eager to set up camp from the moment the gate opened yesterday. After a sunny day there was a small shower but followed

Entries are open for The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week

DragonForce Derby 2019

Cutty Sark Challenge 2019

Ladies Juniors and Seniors 2019

John Peel Tankard 2019

RNLI Pursuit 2019

Martini Challenge Trophy 2019

Nat West Cup 2019

Nairn Pursuit 2019

Dubwath Cup 2019


Luffing Cup 2019

Jennings Challenge 2019

Student Discounts – Tell Your Friends!

Bass Week Fees 2019

Bass Week fees for this year have been agreed, and the brochure is being prepared with an expectation that entries will go live week commencing 7 April. Don’t miss out on the significant discounts available for pre-entry Pre Sun 9th