The weather forecast was looking good for sailing and there was already a brisk breeze blowing across the surface of the lake at Chipstead Sailing Club as the volunteers were getting everything ready for another busy day which would include the WS Summer Series Race #4. The Volunteers’ Briefing from Mike and Steve at 0945… Read More


Yesterday saw the comeback of the Access 303s! Well done to Kelly, Noah and Steve for sailing so well in a better than expected 11/14 knot WNW wind and bright conditions. Although it was rather cloudy when we arrived at the lake at 0830 to get everything ready for the day, that soon changed and… Read More


The weather forecast for the time of the Race was encouraging even if it was not as good as recent weeks. There wasn’t a ripple on the lake’s surface when the volunteers arrived at 0830 to get all the dinghies and support craft readied for the day. It was great to welcome Mike Blatchford back… Read More


Expectations were sky high when volunteers arrived at the lake to launch and rig the fleet. Windguru’s forecast would result in a very exciting day on the water for everyone coming to morning and afternoon sessions. The wind strength would grow from a gentle breeze to a challenging 14 knots by 1100 just in time… Read More


The Spring Series was planned to be 12 Races but one was cancelled due to dangerous weather conditions and one was abandoned due to insufficient wind. So we ended up with 10 races that attracted 15 entrants who made 83 entries. There is a need to race at least 5 times for qualification and 9… Read More


WS Racers have been able to enjoy some great sailing days in recent weeks and the conditions for Race 12 were the best of the lot. A solid 15 knot wind from the West enabled the whole area of Chipstead lake you normally sail on to have good wind conditions and the fetch from the… Read More