Wanderer Tag: Cruising

WandererFest 2023

This is the premier event of the Wanderer calendar attracting a large number of members and being held this year at a new venue – Mengeham Rythe Sailing Club – in Chichester Harbour. Come for a day or two or stay for the complete event.

Read More »

Wanderer (North) Ullswater

The event is based at Ullswater Yacht Club on the quiet road to Howtown on the north east side of the lake. We plan daily cruises to places such as Howtown, Aira Force and Glenridding at the head of the lake with perhaps an odd race.. With Hellevyn raising above the lake, Ullswater is seen by many as the most scenic lake. There will be a full programme of evening social events. Facilities at Ullswater Yacht Club are excellent. There is camping on site with hotels, bed and breakfast, caravan and self catering accommodation nearby. Due to planning conditions camper vans can only stay at the club on Friday and Saturday nights on the Birkett Fields, but there are two caravan sites which all but next door.   Bookings   The day rate is £30 per person a day, with camping at £20 a night (camper vans £25). The price reflects the excellent facilities at the

Read More »
Wanderers Race Monday - Arnside behind

Arnside Wanderer Event – August 2022

The second Arnside Wanderer Event took place on Sunday 14th and Monday 15th August. Wanderers Race Monday – Arnside behind Arnside is located in Cumbria at the top of Morecambe Bay on the Kent Estuary south of Kendal. At high tide the estuary offers a large outstandingly scenic sailing area with views towards the Lake District hills. The village developed as a small select resort with the coming of the railway with the Victorians holding regattas. It is overlooked by Arnside Knott, which is 522 feet high. The Lancaster to Barrow railway line crosses the estuary at Arnside running along the north side of the estuary to Grange-over-Sands, an extremely gentile holiday resort, which makes Budleigh Salterton in Devon look brash. The tide comes in with a Bore. With a full moon and spring tides, the Bore was exceptionally good on both days with strong tidal currents.  You need to

Read More »

WandererFest 2022

This is the premier event of the Wanderer calendar and attracted 61 WCOA members and spouses to Cobnor Field in 2021 on the southern tip of the entrance to Bosham Creek. Come for a day or two or stay for the complete event – no problem.

Read More »