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Come Sail Away in the Shadow of the Lake District

A new Wanderer event is due to take place at Arnside in August. The village is located in Cumbria on the scenic Kent Estuary south of Kendal. There are view across the estuary to the Lake District Fells. With a wide south west facing estuary, Arnside is a great place to sail. Winds tend to be stronger but more constant than on an inland water. A sea breeze may develop around midday. Tide against wind can result in exciting sailing conditions.  The village has a long history of sailing. The estuary was the port for Kendal. The village’s first sailing club was set up in 1852.  Arthur Ransome’s Swallow was built in the village and later kept on the estuary by a local teenager. Another of Arthur’s boat Coch-y-bonddhu was used to teaching sailing at a prep school on the sea front. Overlooked by Arnside Knott, at 522 feet high

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2019 Salcombe Laid Back Weekend

Event report by Philip Meadow Croft 17 Wanderers gathered for their annual Salcombe Laidback Weekend from Friday to Monday October 4 – 7.     They travelled from Hertfordshire, Lancashire, Buckinghamshire, Cumbria, Berkshire, Wiltshire, and Hampshire. In the week beforehand the Salcombe weather had been remarkably unsettled and unpredictable but You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

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