Miracle End of Season Championship at Shustoke

Wow, what a weekend to host the Miracle End of Season Championships! Storm Brian definitely provided the spectators with some thrilling entertainment on the water! After the news spread that many other open events had been cancelled due to the imminent arrival of Storm Brian, there was some doubt on whether there would be any sailing…

Commodore’s Report November 2017

Yesterday, Saturday 4th November, saw the Annual Commodore’s Cup Event.  Twenty three boats started Race One, with a really useful wind and it was particularly good to have an Optimist helmed by Harry Marlow sailing for the title.  Harry sailed a great race and it took quite a while for the adult boats to catch him, with Stuart…

Commodore’s Comments August 2017

Our Club is currently enjoying a new lease of life with a few more sailors sailing regularly, venturing out to try their hand at improving their Racing / Boat Handling skills.  We have had a number of new members who seem to have been “infected” by the Sailing Bug, it’s great to have such keen and…

August Update

Thursday Night Sailing Those of you competing in this series will know that the series completes at the end of August 2017.  The early lead of the series taken by Cole Briscoe has changed quite considerably, but there remains a tight scramble for the top 3.   The current positions are as follows:   2017…

Commodore’s Comments May 2017

Well, it’s been 43 days since I became Commodore of Shustoke Sailing Club and I suppose your question is, what’s new and what’s different.  What’s changing?   Well let’s look at what’s new:   We have a new Committee with a great new Rear Commodore Sailing in Stuart Hydon.  Stuart and his team of Fleet…

AGM 2017 Report

The 42nd AGM of Shustoke Sailing Club got underway at 19:30 hours on Friday 24thMarch 2017.   The Commodore, Peter Dunn, welcomed the assembled members and convened the meeting, then continued by working through the normal procedures of  Apologies for Absence, Appointment of Auditor, Adoption of the 2016 AGM minutes etc.  Then followed reports from…

Comet Trio & GP14 Open Meeting 2017 Report

A steady and plentiful easterly wind met club members and visitors alike for the joint Comet Trio and GP14 Open Meeting on Saturday 25 March 2017. OOD for the day was Jim Hopton ably assisted by Richard Charles, the rescue crews and the important Galley and Bar Teams.   Thanks go to all the support from…

Notice Of AGM 2017

Notice of AGM – Friday 24th March at 7.30pm in the Clubhouse   Dear Member The 2017 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Club on Friday 24th  March 2017 commencing at 7.30 pm prompt. Nominations for club committee posts should be added to the nomination sheet in the club house or advised in…

Sailing In The Bloody Mary

  I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to sail with Stuart Hydon in his Lark in the 44th Bloody Mary Race held at Queen Mary Sailing Club on Saturday 7th January.  Queen Mary Sailing Club has over 700 acres of water and this event is the largest inland dinghy race held in the UK.  It…

Autumn Coaching – What Happened?

Sorry, I have been a little slow feeding back on the last 2 training sessions that went on in November, better late than never as they say! We had two great training sessions in November, led by Cole Briscoe on the 5th November and by Jim Hopton on the 12th November. For those that couldn’t make…