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


cutty sarks bows

The volunteers day trip to the Cutty Sark, organised by Brian Stanley, took place on Thursday 17th March, with fabulous sunny weather, I’m told also kindly organised by Brian! In all 24 volunteers came along for the day, which started at the London Eye Boat Station with everyone jumping on a Thames Clipper along the… Read More


drascombe lugger with crew

Although some work still needs to be done to her, Wealdens new boat the Drascombe Lugger (Kindly donated by Anne Frewer, one of our sailors) took to the water on Wednesday 17th March, at the hands of Steve Thomas and David Mckee…. It was quite a windy day and although getting her to tack well… 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