SYT Boat Checks!

Sunday 1st May saw a good turn-out for Boat Check Day despite the Bank Holiday, weather and closure of the A31. A friendly reminder that sailing starts every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. prompt and anyone still requiring a boat check should arrive quite a little earlier than this so we can ensure you have all completed your check before the session starts. We aim to get going promptly at 9:30…

Calling all Topper Sailors!

Calling all Topper Sailors Spinnaker Sailing Club is again hosting the first of the Rooster Topper Traveler Series. Brush off the winter dust and come along on Sunday 9th April 2017. Registration starts at 08:30 and briefing will take place at 09:40. There are four races planned with 5.3 and 4.2 Toppers taking part. Plenty of prizes are up for grabs so don’t miss out, after all it could be you…

Topper Travellers 2016

  SPINNAKER TOPPER TRAVELER SERIES 2016 The Spinnaker Topper Open 2016 got the Southern Topper Traveler off to a great start on Sunday 3rd April. Twenty-seven boats came from across the South from Oxford to the Solent and Poole to Chichester. Over a total of four races in challenging, variable conditions, Morgan Archer was first overall and Millie Aldridge was first girl. Angus Kemp was second and Jake Bowhay third….

Spinnaker Youth Training – Pre-Season Boat Checks

Spinnaker Youth Training – Pre-Season Boat Checks Finally, with the long-awaited arrival of Spring, we’re looking forward to the start of this year’s Sunday morning youth training (Optimist Training), with the first block starting on the 1st May. Those Opi, Laser and Topper sailors participating with their own boats will need to have their boats checked and signed off prior to start of the season. To make this as painless…

Early Reminder of Dates

Here’s an early reminder about the Spinnaker Topper Open which takes place on the first Sunday in April. Put the date in your diary and remember – there will be prizes for the best Spinnaker sailors! We also have a training day planned for the Saturday so that you can sharpen your racing skills with some great coaching on the lake. The Spinnaker Topper Open, on Sunday 3rd April 2016,…

Spinnaker Topper Sailors

Well done to the Spinnaker Topper sailors who braved the challenging conditions on Saturday 9th January. Over 20 sailors in all, including National Squad, South Zone Squad, aspiring racers and novice sailors, took part in the third of four coaching events to be held on the lake over the Winter of 2015-16. We had some great coaching from the South Zone Head Coach, Rory – thanks to all the coaches…

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.