The curse is over. I was at the race and there wasn’t either no wind or gale force winds! In fact, what a gorgeous October day to have a race on and so much better than was forecast.  I hope this means you’ll also be happy with having me again next week! With only 3… Read More

For the first  WS Race in October, the weather was overcast, the temperature mild and the wind coming and going. Nevertheless there was sufficient wind (blowing from the SW) to enable the tenth race of the Summer Series to be held. The early arrivers had an opportunity to sail around the course and test the… Read More

  We arrived at Chipstead wondering if there would even be a ripple on the water this week. At 8.45, there was hardly enough breeze to move a sail as we started to launch and rig the fleet.  What a contrast to the whirlwind conditions of last Thursday! The Trustees were confident that the forecast… Read More

In recent weeks the challenge for WS Racers has been to complete at least a single lap of the course set because there hasn’t been very much assistance from the wind. Well this week the challenge was the same but, rather there being too little wind, the Racers had to contend with a strong and… Read More

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