Tel: 01793 751551 Website: www.cotswoldsailingclub.org COTSWOLD SAILING CLUB Lake 9 Cerney Wick Lane Cotswold Water Park GL7 5QJ Wanderer Meeting to be sailed for the INLAND CHAMPIONS 18th and 19th September 2021 NOTICE OF RACE 1. RULES 1.1. The regatta will be governed by current rules as defined in The Racing Rules of Sailing 2021 to 2024. 1.2. RYA prescriptions to the Racing Rules of Sailing as well as Cotswold Sailing Club rules and byelaws will apply. 1.3. The Sailing Instructions will apply. 1.4. RRS 40.1 applies at all times when competitors are afloat. 2. ADVERTISING 2.1 Boats are permitted to display advertising under ISAF Regulation 20 3. ELIGIBILITY AND ENTRY 3.1. The regatta is open to all boats of the Wanderer class whose helm or crew is a fully paid-up member of the WOCA at the time of entry. 3.2 Registration will
A day forecast for a gentle breeze gave us more than three hours of 10-15 knots higher than expected, wind against tide. By the time of the first race at 2 pm the morning’s gentle breeze had freshened to a north-easterly F4 gusting F5. It stayed that way for much of the afternoon. Races were a blast around the buoys, pretty well on the brink of sailing, though helped by surfing the rollers downwind and by the flow of the outgoing tide for the beats. The morning’s calm did not return until the boats came ashore. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Following the Downing Street announcement on the 14th June postponing Step 4 scheduled for June 21, I am pleased to report that the next two WCOA events – Whitstable and WandererFest – the first since September 2019, excluding the AGMs – will be going ahead. Firstly, Richard reports from Whitstable YC: The continuing restrictions will not be a problem for sailing or club social life under the May 18 provisions. I will notify visitors coming to WYC for the June 26 Open as to the club’s arrangements prior to the event. Please use this link for the current situation at the club. Gavin Barr Trophy Race 2021 Secondly, the WandererFest organizing team had a Zoom meeting last week to consider all the elements of WandererFest and agreed to proceed with the event. It appears that there is nothing to change the conclusion that we reached last week, namely that WandererFest can go ahead with some generally common-sense
Gavin’s family have announced his death coming three days before his 90th birthday which would have been today, January 5. He created and sustained the backbone of Wanderer sailing for more than 25 years. His loss, and that of his family’s, will be deeply felt by our class association which he did so much to encourage and develop. A celebration of Gavin’s contribution to the fun and enjoyment of Wanderer sailing will appear in “The Wanderer” magazine in due course.