As those of you who have been dinghy racing with WS Racing before will know, we start our races using a WHISTLE BLAST from the Committee Boat (or sometimes from the pontoon ashore).  We ensure that all the helms are clear where they are in the sequence of blasts by shouting out after each blast… Read More


We hope you all had a decent winter and the wet and the cold hasn’t been too much of an inconvenience !  Most of the weather in our region this week has been rather pleasant and (I hope) means Spring might be just around the corner. At my allotment, bulbs have burst into flowers and… Read More


Yesterday (29 October) the weather forecast was for steady rain and a 20-30 knot wind. Not exactly the conditions most sailors would have liked for the final race of the Summer Series, nevertheless six 303, two Liberty and one Martin helm turned up to race and they were rewarded with far better sailing conditions than those forecast. And they were… Read More


Yesterday (22 October) was the penultimate race of the Summer Series and it was a real challenge for the 11 Racers who took part. The wind was (as it often is) the main reason for the challenge, not only because its strength  fluctuated between a slight ruffle up to a decent 15 knot breeze, but… Read More


Last Thursday (Oct 15) began as a drizzly, cold day with little breeze but, since gusts up to 20 mph had been forecast for later in the morning, the Session manager asked that sails be reefed when we set up the dinghies. However, once the first WS clients arrived it began to warm up and the… Read More