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171) 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..

172) 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..

173) General News: Buy and Sell Fraud Warning (Article Published: 4th April 2011 at 16:18 pm)

Sellers PLEASE note that there is a scammer trying to buy boats on the web. The news article linked to this one has more information please refer to it! more..

174) Event News: Winter 2010 Series - End of Series Report
(Article Published: 22nd March 2011 at 14:38 pm)

The Sprint 15 winter traveller series was concluded at Grafham on Sunday 20 March on a pleasant spring day with a 23 boat entry. We managed to sail 4 of the 5 events but we failed to sail the Carsington event despite two attempts. The first attempt was postponed because the lake was frozen in the big freeze in December and the second attempt was blown out in strong winds in early February. Never the less we were lucky to complete 4 events considering the winter we have had! more..

175) Event News: TT at Grafham Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 22nd March 2011 at 14:34 pm)

On Sunday 20 March the final event of the Sprint 15 fleet winter series was held at Grafham. 12 visitors joined 11 sailors from the home club on a pleasant spring day with a force 2 to 3 South West breeze. The Race Officer, Ian Paterson, set a large rectangular course which gave the fleet some tight reaches as well as a true run to test their mettle. more..

176) Event News: TT at Queen Mary Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 22nd February 2011 at 11:57 am)

On Saturday February 19th the Sprint 15 fleet visited Queen Mary for the fourth event of their Winter Series. The weather on the day was distinctly chilly and overcast and to cap it off, a light drizzle was falling. Despite the conditions, the Sprint 15 Winter series competitors again turned out in force with a strong entry of 18 boats. more..

177) Event News: TT at Carsington Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 7th February 2011 at 12:34 pm)

My sincere thanks to all those travellers that arrived at Carsington this morning in the hope of competing in the third round of the Winter TT series. more..

178) Event News: TT at Draycote Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 12th January 2011 at 16:02 pm)

13 visiting boats joined 6 home boats on Saturday 8th January to form a 19 strong fleet at the 2011 Draycote Water Winter TT. more..

179) Website News: Forum Software Updated (Article Published: 5th January 2011 at 15:59 pm)

The forum software has been updated to the latest release. This update adds new features such as avatar images (upto a 120x120 but less than 10kb in size), better stats, messaging and searching. There are other benefits from an admin point of view too. There are some differences to the user interface but you should be familiar with the core of it. If you have forgotten your password then click the "I forgot my password" link after clicking login. Martin Searle, Webmaster more..

180) Event News: TT at Stewartby Water Sports Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 8th November 2010 at 14:18 pm)

November 6th: A bright autumnal Saturday greeted 23 helms at the first of the Sprint 15 Winter TT events at Stewartby Water Sports Club in Bedfordshire. With 8 boats from the home fleet and 15 visitors, all that was needed was the breeze to hold up. more..