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151) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series TT at Carsington Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 10th October 2011 at 09:26 am)

The Northern Championship and penultimate round of Sprint 15 summer TT of 2011 took place on 24th&25th September at Carsington Sailing Club in Derbyshire. A magnificent turn- out of 28 boats which included 21 boats from visiting clubs and a very special mention for newcomers to the TT circuit Mark Davies, Douglas Rankin from Blithfield Sailing Club had also turned up to join in the fun. Competitors arrived to overcast skies and a light south westerly breeze 7-10 mph which was predicted to strengthen on the following day, with this in mind five boats decided to sail sport mode. more..

152) Website News: Event pages for Winter Series 2011-12 and Summer Series 2012 have been created (Article Published: 8th September 2011 at 15:49 pm)

The pages for the events for Winter series 2011-12 and National Championships for Summer 2012 have been created. more..

153) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series Nationals at Pwllheli Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 22nd August 2011 at 09:48 am)

The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 National Championships returned to Pwllheli after a 6 year break, with a strong turnout of 58 boats. With a 17 to 20 knot NW breeze, and some lumpy seas, the one lap practice race gave competitors a good taste of what hazards the trapezoidal course had to offer. Race 1 saw the top helms quickly power themselves into a commanding lead, as they relished in the boisterous conditions. more..

154) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series TT at Seasalter Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 19th July 2011 at 14:08 pm)

A week prior to the event the forecast was for F3 to 4 westerly, but in the last few days before the Seasalter TT low pressure systems built and the Saturday dawned with forecasts, for both days, of heavy rain then showers and winds F5 to 6 with F7 gusts. So it was testament to the fleet that 18 travellers arrived to join 7 home boats for the event. more..

155) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series Sport Nationals at North Devon Yacht Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 20th June 2011 at 09:59 am)

With a great deal of anticipation, 35 sailors turned up for the Sprint 15 Sport Nationals on the weekend of the 10th to 12th June. The event was hosted by North Devon Yacht Club at Instow who were delighted with such a good turnout considering the economic climate and Instow's remote location. more..

156) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series TT at Shanklin Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 24th May 2011 at 11:44 am)

With sponsorship from Wightlink Ferries, Shanklin Sailing Club hosted the Sprint 15 Southern Championships. A total of 27 competitors were entered for the event and in near perfect conditions on the Saturday more..

157) Website News: Updates may take a bit longer than usual to be added to the website (Article Published: 10th May 2011 at 09:58 am)

Since I am now in the very busy period at work for the next 2 months and my private life is full too I may take longer than usual to update this website and activate chat accounts. more..

158) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series TT at Marconi Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 29th April 2011 at 10:56 am)

The weekend of 16th and 17th April saw the opening 2011 Sprint 15 TT event hosted by Marconi Sailing Club on the River Blackwater and sponsored by Windsport Catparts. more..

159) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series Teach-in at Stewartby Water Sports Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 19th April 2011 at 09:51 am)

\'C\' grade trainers arrive at their course with a bag of ideas, a few shock and awe tricks, spout their stuff and leave; \'B\' grade trainers ask what the trainee wants to learn, agrees, and runs with same agenda they\'ve been using for the last ten years. \'A\' grade trainers blend what the trainees say they want with what they already know the trainees are going to ask for and what is possible. If any need to check this, attend a police speed awareness course. \'A+\', then, for Brian Phipps - craftsman, author, Mr Windsport, and good egg - who led the April training course at Stewartby for the Association. more..

160) Event News: The Windsport Catparts Sprint 15 Traveller Series Teach-in at Seasalter Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 5th April 2011 at 10:26 am)

Well the gods shone on us again and provided excellent weather for early April and for the two-day training session at Seasalter SC. The high winds of Friday were still trailing on Saturday morning but by delaying the sailing start for an hour the last of the F6 gusts disappeared and we had a sunny afternoon of F3-4 with a few gusts. On Sunday, whilst a little more hazy we enjoyed the steady F3-4 SW winds for the whole sailing session. more..