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


Chipstead Lake looked resplendent when the volunteers arrived at 8.30 am to wash down the pontoons, launch and rig the dinghies and launch the lugger and longboat and safety boats. This was the beautiful scene when all this work had been done and the volunteers briefing had been completed and the first sailors and their… Read More


The main celebration today was the Chair of Trustee’s 70th Birthday for which we had a sunny, warm and windy day perfect for a Race. The lunchtime presentation of a Photo Book covering David Mckee’s 10 year association with Wealden Sailability as Volunteer, Trustee and Chair of Trustees was followed by toasting David’s health with… Read More


The wind returned to Chipstead! WS Racers turned up from 10am and were astonished to see Sails flapping on the dinghies and wind-gust induced ripples running across the lake. The volunteers had launched and rigged enough 303s and Liberty’s for those who indicated they would be coming and Ann Frewer’s appearance at 10.30am meant that… Read More


The results for Races 7 and 8 have been added to the Spring Series 2021 spreadsheet on the WS Website. Unfortunately Race 6 was Abandoned due to poor wind and weather conditions which the Race Controller felt warranted terminating the Race. Later in the day an informal race was organised to reward the WS Racers… Read More


Today was a quintessential British Summer’s day. Perfect weather for being near or on water. Either by the sea shore or by or in a lake (or even, as I found my granddaughter when I got home, in a paddling pool! Ed) But sailors are demanding folk and need wind as well as warmth and… Read More