RNLI Race, Spinnaker Sailing Club

RNLI PENNANT DAY 28 AUGUST I was very anxious in the morning to wake up to drizzle and a buffeting wind so was not expecting many to turn up. How surprised was I to get there and find we had a full training morning going on with many juniors signing on for the 12:00 race. Altogether we had 26 craft competing, a fantastic turn out. The time recording got a…

Boat maintenance and the cost of sailing

  You may have read about Rear Commodore Sailing’s other sailing during June around Cape Wrath to Orkney.  Those of you who missed seeing me back at Spinnaker in July may like to know we made it across the Pentland Firth into the Moray Firth via the lovely little harbour of Helmsdale     And on through the Caledonian Canal from Inverness with 24 tacks down Lock Ness

Shadowfax Sailing

My other sailing You may have noticed that Rear-Commodore Sailing has not been on the lake in his Solo during May. This is because I have been away sailing with Sally on our other boat “Shadowfax ”around the Scottish Islands. The weather has been fantastic up here this year enabling us to sail to new anchorages in the Hebrides, up the West Coast and around the top. Just to give…

Spinnaker Hits The Daily Echo!

Spinnaker Sailing Club Hits the Daily Echo with the RYA Push the Boat Out Well done to all those who helped make the Club’s Open day a remarkable and remember able day for all those that visited. We made it so good that we hit the news. To read more see the links below. http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/14509013.Sailing__knot_tying_and_treasure_hunts_at_Push_the_Boat_Out_events/   Daily Echo


Club Open Day 2016 Spinnaker Club’s Open Day, is on 14th May 2016 from 10am to 4pm, in conjunction with the RYA Push the Boat Out. If you’re thinking of learning to sail or want to get the family involved, then come down and let the club’s members show you the ropes. Or if you’re an experienced dinghy sailor come and find out what our club can offer you. During…

Spinnaker Optimist Aerial Video

Some fantastic video footage taken from a drone of the Optimist race training happening at Spinnaker Sailing Club over the winter period. Spinnaker Training 23rd Jan 2016 #1 https://youtu.be/p-LMsArAgvg Spinnaker Training 23rd Jan 2016 #2 https://youtu.be/5t4uW6bhkdw Spinnaker Training 23rd Jan 2016 #3 https://youtu.be/KCmkhctZhNo