What a joyous occasion took place as over 50 WS Racers and their support crews and volunteers were welcomed by the Trustees to celebrate their achievements during the year. Special guests were Gina Marsh and Eileen McCormick who had kindly agreed to present the new trophies which the Trustees had decided to create in memory… Read More


This year Wealden Sailability lost two of its biggest supporters when Bob Marsh and Brian McCormick died. The Trustees decided that a great way of remembering these lovely people and brilliant sailors, as they were, is to establish two new racing trophies in their names. So, from 2019 onwards, WS Racers are competing for the… Read More


It was with great reluctance that the Trustees took the decision to cancel the final day of this year’s Racing calendar. As I write this report, rain is falling outside (And the central heating is on! Ed) and there is hardly a breath of wind, so it looks like the forecasters were spot on. As… Read More


Well, what a day…..a beautiful sunny morning (at 9 am), followed by drizzle and diminishing sun, followed by heavier rain. BUT where was the promised 7 to 14 knots of WIND?? Alas..it never arrived – until a few strong gusts charged across the lake after lunch and they heralded a deluge that soaked the volunteers… Read More


After two weeks when racing was not possible and with just three races remaining in the 2019 season, seventeen of you Racers came to Chipstead to race. That is a record number of entrants and nearly a maximum since it only left a few dinghies in the WS fleet unused. The weather forecast was for… Read More


The weather on the day of these two scheduled races has been so bad that on 26 September the Trustees felt the strength of the forecast winds would endanger WS sailors and racers. So the whole day’s activity was Cancelled. On 3rd October the wind at the start of the day up until just before… Read More