Here is a short video clip of the start of the race – please note how carefully the 303 nearest the Start Line is careful to avoid going over the line until the START GONG sounds. And – for something completely different – what do you think is happening aboard two of the 303s –… Read More

Those Racers who decided to come to Chipstead were – according to most weather forecasters – taking a risk of getting very wet and being blown around the lake by a quite strong and gusty wind. The early volunteers found themselves launching and rigging the fleet in light drizzle but fortunately that eased off and… Read More

The first race of the new season saw an intrepid baker’s dozen out on the water in good time to be ready and close to the Start Line before the 3 minute gong sounded at 11.27 (Do you think every Helm and Crew were ready? Check the photos of the start below 🙂 Ed) With… Read More

It was great to see so many of you down at the lake yesterday (11 April) for your first outing on the water this year. The weather – although chilly to begin with – was pretty much as one would expect for an early Spring Day. The NE breeze was a brisk 10 to 12… Read More

To conclude the 2018 WS Racing Award Ceremony, John King, a  WS Trustee, told everybody about a new prize which is called The Peter Hazlewood Trophy, named after a long-standing member of Chipstead Sailing Club  who died during the year and, in whose memory, friends and family had  made donations to Wealden Sailability.  John  reminisced… Read More

The Certificates and Prizes were handed out to the winners by the Wealden Sailability Trustee responsible for WS Racing activities , Mike Coleman,  in front of an enthusiastic crowd who applauded the winners’ achievements. John King, another WS Trustee, addressed the crowd (below) about a new award for which WS Racers will be able to compete … Read More