News

Mary Critchley

It is with great sadness that we announce that Mary Critchley passed away very peacefully in Gillibrand Hall, Nursing Home, Chorley, on 20 November 2018, aged 85 years, after a long illness.

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Christmas Lunch

Christmas lunch will be on Sunday 9th December, 12.30pm at Essenza, Bolton Road, Withnell, PR6 8BP (near M65 junction with Belmont/Bolton Road). Set Menu 2 Courses £12.95 3 courses £15.95.  Link to menu: https://boltonsc.uk/essenzamenu To book a place, email numbers...

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New Members Evening

New Members Evening – Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 – 7.30 pm The bar will be open and cheese and biscuits available.  The invitation is also extended to family members. During the evening there will be a presentation of the RYA Certificates. Please respond...

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RNLI Fish Supper – Help save lives at sea

Saturday 27th October 2018 Fish Supper and Quiz in aid of the RNLI Food will be delivered at approximately 6pm with the quiz starting at 7pm. Food is priced individually. Quiz night entry is £1 per person with all profits to the RNLI. Please book your food...

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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...

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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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