Boat Trolley Etiquette

The Sailing Committee has been asked to remind all sailors of proper trolley etiquette, especially those sailing off of the beach slipway nearest the club. Once you have launched your boat, please clear the trolley off of the slipway to enable those launching after you or landing before you to do so easily.

Handicap Class – April News Letter

Spinnaker Club Handicap Class Newsletter April 2015 Well it is now British Summer time but with this cold weather I ask when is summer coming – hopefully things are going to start warming up as April proceeds. I am looking forward to getting on the water when Wednesday racing starts on the 15th April; I think my wife is too so she can have a bit of personal time. I…

Handicap Class News Oct 2014

Spinnaker Club Handicap Class Newsletter October 14 Hi All, National 12 Class The N12 class has had a long history at Spinnaker Club and has for many years run Open Meets, Class Races and held tuning and training days with its own Class Captain – most recently Felix Newell- Smith.  Unfortunately the number of N12’s at the club has fallen to level where it is no longer viable to be…

Youth double-handed session 1

The scene was set for a full days training in the club RS Fevas. However, we were greeted with zero wind. In a hope for a couple of knots to fill in, we focused on boat prep and rigging (especially the rigging and setting of asymmetrics). We then focused on light wind sailing techniques and spent the remainder of the day attempting to practice roll tacking and sailing “fat” upwind…….