I think I have to take full responsibility for the weather conditions today. Every time I run the race there is no wind so I reached the conclusion that it is me! I’m afraid it is me again next week so please all say your prayers to the wind gods so we can reverse this… Read More


Having checked the weather forecast, which predicted a decent 6-10 knots of wind from the North Westerly direction, we arrived at Chipstead to find the lake looking like a sheet of glass…without a hint of any wind…?!? During the morning, whilst setting up and launching the fleet, this did improve, or at least it did in… Read More


I’d love to be able to be writing a report about the action filled race that we had but unfortunately the conditions we had meant that this was far from the case. At times, it was like we had put the race into slow motion! So well done to everyone for persevering, it was impressive.… Read More


(Sorry for the shorter than average race report this week, but we have a new race officer, who was concentrating more on getting the results down correctly than writing a short story..!!! Ed) The race was already in the starting sequence, when it was decided by the powers that be (who was that, as I… Read More


After the storm of protest which followed the Trustees’ decision to cancel the racing last week, they relented this week and a decision was made…. “Oh ye WS Racers who wish to race, get down to the lake early before the heavy rain and stormy weather arrives. Racing will commence at 11am and you’ll be… Read More


Rain stopped play – or rather a forecast of a torrential  downpour during the late morning and middle of the day with thunder and lightening….which made the Trustees err on the side of caution and call off play. I know from the emails you send me how much you miss your time on the water… Read More