Wanderer Category: News

Our Response to COVID-19

Everyone is only too well aware of the Covid-19 virus pandemic which is currently dominating daily life with the likelihood that the next four months or so are going to be lived and enjoyed in a rather different way than we had all anticipated. The impact on our events in April, May, and June in particular must now be considered in the light of the comments made by the Prime Minister and his advisers today.     Some of these are likely to become law and will have to be obeyed.  Where the direction from Whitehall is not mandated we must still consider whether what we are planning is completely responsible both to ourselves, each other, and the viability of the event if numbers participating are significantly below expectations. The purpose of this email is to let you know that, after discussing the matter this evening with John Renouf, our Class Chairman,

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2019 National Championships

9 Wanderers gathered at Bewl Valley in Kent to Race for the title of National Champion 2019. Adam Wickenden writes his race report for the event.

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Previous Next The best thing you can download in 2019 App review by Simon Edsforth Being reasonably new to sailing I’m always on the lookout for good safety gear. Staying safe on the water is the highest priority for all sailors, just above having a great time. One of the biggest selling points for owners of a Wanderer is that it is easily sailed singlehanded, being light to handle and easy to launch and recover. Not to mention at a reasonable price. So there I was mid July, full of confidence following WandererFest 2018, frustrated by the lack of willing crew during the sunny summer weekdays with glassy water and an easy breeze. I had no option but to head out solo. There’s something exhilirating about it, just you, the boat, the wind and the waves. But life isn’t always plain sailing, bits break, forecasts are just that – stuff

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