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Regatta Weekend 2017 – the Tequila Sunrise

After a short postponement for an early lunch due to lack of wind, the early morning drizzle lifted and Saturday racing got underway in a shifting 8 knot SW breeze came in to give a good first days’ racing. In the Laser fleet, Howard Green got off to a flying start to win 2 tight races.  Stuart Belfield was in hot pursuit all day and sealed a win in the last race of the day with Mike Baldwin coming 3rd...

Streaker Inlands

Streaker Inland Championships 6th-7th May 2017 Leigh & Lowton SC hosted the Streaker Inland Championships over the weekend of 6th-7th May, the second event in the Streaker Super Series sponsored by Rooster Sailing. In recent years the Streaker Inlands have been dominated by Ian Jones. This year he won again – but this time the results were in the balance until the final stages of the last race. Saturday was cold and grey with a shifty easterly breeze that was...

Tipsy Icicle Series Finale

Another great day at the club for the final weekend of the Tipsy Icicle series. The wind was an average 13 knots for both races with a few bigger (22 knot) gusts and there were 128 boats that entered the series. A very big ‘Thank You’ to everybody who helped out be it on the water,in the clubhouse and behind the galley and bar. Also to our sailing committee members for organising the event. Last but not least ‘thank you’...

2017 Yearbook

The 2017 Yearbook is now available for collection from the club on Sundays. You’ll need to see Paul Heath for your boat sticker if you haven’t already got one.

New Year’s Day Pursuit

New Years Day pursuit race chills the bones at Leigh & Lowton SC On a cloudless, sunny but cold day 54 boats took to the water for this years NYD pursuit race. After forecasts ranging from 5 to 20 knots, the two Optimists launched in a 6-10 knot cold Northerly breeze and started the day off at 1240hrs. With a clear wind they made good progress with squad sailor Bruno Nicholas taking the initiative. As the boats progressively started the breeze built...

Saturday’s Working Party

Saturday’s Working Party

A massive ‘Thank You’ to all who turned out for the working party (aka Howard’s bonfire)  and Anne and Louise for the teas and bacon butties. They all put in a lot of time and effort in clearing out the abandoned boats, removal of trailers and the cutting down and burning of the trees and bushes near the training building and on the old Lowton SC site so we now have a clear view from the shore and clubhouse of...

Art Club & Tarmacing

The club was a hive of activity on Thursday, as the Art Club were in the warm club house and the top car park was being tarmaced. A path has also been added to the boat house.    

Remove Boats & Trailers from Top End Of Car Park

Remove Boats & Trailers from Top End Of Car Park

Removal Of All Boats And Road Trailers From The Top End Of The Car Park. In the first half of November the club will be continuing with the final phase of the tarmacing project for the car park. We will be on short notice as to when the contractors will be available and on site so, as above, we need to move all boats and trailers at the top end of the carpark as soon as possible. Can all members/owners...

Winter Sailing

  Click here to join in our greater winter sailing programme If you’re an LLSC member, the winter programme is free and you do not need to book.