News

Maurice Howarth

It is with great sadness that we've learn that the club has lost Maurice Howarth. Maurice has been a central part of the sailing club for many years. He held many roles in the club, including trustee, Commodore, and was Club Secretary for 25 years. Many people will...

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24 Hour Race Sponsorship from Goacher

We’re delighted to announce that Goacher Sails are kindly loaning the A team a main and a spinnaker to go with the genoa the club bought from them for this year’s 24hr race. Steve Goacher, a multiple world champion in a number of fleets himself, has been making sails...

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A wet and windy open

With winds of up to 28mph, gusting 35mph, 9 intrepid sailors ventured out for the joint Graduate and Handicap Open meeting on Sunday 26th August. With only one race run the OOD made the decision to abandon the event due to mounting winds and a less-than-enthusiastic...

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Graduate and Handicap Open

Sunday 26th August 2018 The racing is open to everyone and there will be 3 starts in each race: One for Grads, One for adults (in any class of boat), and one for Juniors/Novices (in any class of boat) and Optimists. Briefing 10:30, First start 11am Entry fee for helm...

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Training Information

RYA Dinghy Level 1 & 2 Training The next adult beginners course (RYA Adult Dinghy Level 1 & 2) will be conducted in modular form, starting on Saturday 18 August and most of the subsequent Saturdays until the end of November. The available dates are listed on the...

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What the Multiclass did for Matthew

The RYA Sailability Multiclass Regatta returns to Rutland on 3-5 August. Once again a mixed ability training day - split into two groups of 'experienced' racers and those 'new to racing' – kicks the event off on Friday before two days of multiclass racing. But what...

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Increased Mortality in Canada Geese

We've had word from United Utilities that there has been a sudden increase in deaths in the Canada Geese around the club. The cause is not known but is currently being investigated, it does not appear to be affecting the other birds there, and there is no evidence at...

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GP14 Northerns & Summer Bash 2018

Don't forget that next weekend 30th June & 1st July is the GP14 Northern Championships. On the Evening of Saturday 30th June we have our Summer Bash event, if you've not ordered your tickets yet then they are avialable online at http://shop.sail.org.uk or if you wish...

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Regatta Day 2018 Report

Sunday saw a change in the racing format to help raise money for the RNLI at our annual Regatta Day. Whilst racing got underway, the Madam Mayor and Lady Mayoress of Blackburn with Darwen, along with members of Bolton Lions and members of the Laithwaite family were...

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Regatta Day

RNLI Regatta Day Sunday 17th June 2018 11am Start 3 races, with 2 to count This year, the Supernova fleet will be racing for the RNLI Trophy Entry Fee: Double Handed Boat £8.00 Single Handed Boat £5.00 Junior Boat £3.00   The RNLI stall will also be in attendance as...

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