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271) Event News: TT at Queen Mary Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 19th February 2008 at 00:18 am)

Kevin Dutch Won the Sprint 15 Winter Traveller at Queen Mary. Read the report here. more..

272) Committee News: Paul Smith Eulogy by Nick Dewhirst (Article Published: 28th January 2008 at 09:47 am)

Actions speak louder than words. There are few better examples of that than Paul Smith. All of us get to know a part of someones life. We know Paul, the sailor, admire and respect him for that. However it is often only at their funeral that we hear about the other parts, and discover that the little we knew is part of a much bigger picture, which deserves even greater admiration and respect. So it is with him. more..

273) Event News: TT at Draycote Water Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 20th January 2008 at 21:54 pm)

As the sun rose into a duck-egg blue winter sky, the six local sailors broke the ice off their boats and discussed the benefits of batten tension, rudder alignment and skeg condition, as they prepared to do battle in the 4th Draycote Sprint 15 Winter TT meeting on the 12th January. Eleven travelers arrived bright and early to join the fray from various clubs around the country. more..

274) Committee News: Death of Paul Smith (Article Published: 11th January 2008 at 09:37 am)

It is with great sadness we have to report the death of Paul Smith who passed away on Sunday following a battle with cancer. more..

275) Committee News: New Secretary Appointed (Article Published: 3rd January 2008 at 17:06 pm)

Change of Sprint 15 Association Secretary We would like to welcome Keith Bartlett as our new Sprint 15 Association Secretary and to thank our out going Secretary, Andy Chidwick. Andy has been secretary for two and a half years and has done an excellent job. He has a young family and a busy career and he expressed a desire to stand down when we could find a suitable replacement at our last AGM. Well, we have now found a willing volunteer in Keith, so we would like to express our thanks to Andy for a job well done. All future membership applications and renewals should now go to Keith. more..

276) Event News: TT at Carsington Sailing Club - Race Report
(Article Published: 16th December 2007 at 21:35 pm)

The first ever Carsington Winter TT took place on December 8th with grey skies, rain and freezing temperature greeting the 8 travellers who had made the journey to the peak district together with 5 local helms. The weather forecast ominously predicting strong gusting winds and with white water already on the lake several helms decided not to race. more..

277) Website News: New Feature for Events Pages: Driving Directions (Article Published: 29th November 2007 at 18:08 pm)

I have added a new feature into the events system so that you can obtain driving directions from your address to the club the event is being held at. It is recomended that you use Lat & Lon co-ordinates for your home address, use the clubs map page to obtain these. It does know some street addresses for example my works address Giles Lane, Canterbury, Kent works fine but not all work. The site will remember the from address so you only have to enter it the once. Feedback to the webmaster please or forums. more..

278) Website News: New Terrain Option Added to Club Map (Article Published: 29th November 2007 at 14:33 pm)

The clubs map now has a terrain option to click the Terrain button in the map, it give you an idea as to how hilly or flat the location is. If you spot a mistake in the club infomation or find that your club is not listed then please email the webmaster. more..

279) Website News: New Tip: How to Right an Inverted Sprint 15 (Article Published: 28th November 2007 at 10:09 am)

This is the technique to right an inverted Sprint 15 more..

280) General News: News from TJV Race (Article Published: 14th November 2007 at 13:36 pm)

The last 24 hours have been particularly interesting within the Class 40 fleet, with Fujifilm announcing that they have had to retire due to alternator problems, joining Ocean Warrior in the list of boats who will not be able to complete the race and the wind proving to make tactics ever important. As a result of the weather conditions the main fleet is being condensed back together, which is proving to be beneficial for the Concise sailors, Tom Gall and Dan Gohl. more..