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Sprints and Squads

5 29ers enjoyed 10 sprint races today as a national qualifier. Light winds and 12 minute windward/leeward races ensured plenty of position changes and close finishes. 29er Sprint Results The Feva squad training was also popular and made the most of the conditions.

Guy Fawkes Pursuit

A bright and breezy day greeted the 50+ competitors for the annual Guy Fawkes Pursuit at Leigh & Lowton. 3 brave young optimists got the show on the road followed by the remaining club sailors and 15 visitors. Gusts of up to 16 knots came through on the first few laps before the wind settled down to a more moderate 8-10 knots later in the race. The Solo of Mike Simms made the best of the early conditions to avoid...

RS Feva Summer Training at LLSC

Fevas at the LLSC Summer Camp Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club put on a two day Feva training session as part of the summer training camp. Eight sailors attended the boat speed clinic at Pennington Flash making for the perfect coach to sailor ratio. The course was organised by camp senior instructor Laura Barnes with ex World Feva champion Bobby Hewitt leading the coaching on the water.   The Training The conditions where F1 to F3 across the lake on the...

The Open Regatta Weekend 2016

The Open Regatta Weekend Incorporating Miracle Midlands & Optimist NW Area Championships 9th-10th July 2016 A full weekend of Sailing, fun & entertainment – not to be missed! First warning signal 11:57am Saturday, 10.57 Sunday Competitor Briefing 11:00am Saturday, 10.00am Sunday   Fleet assignment (dependent on entry Numbers) Asymmetric Fleet, Laser Fleet, Handicap Fleet, Miracle Fleet Junior Fleet (inc Optimist NW Area Champs/Optimist Open) Coaching from the back for novices whilst racing BBQ Meal Available Camping on Site Boat Jumble...

Learn to Sail at Leigh & Lowton

If you were at the ‘Push The Boat Out’ event on May 14th and didn’t get a chance to watch the video about our Friday evening junior training programme well here’s another chance to catch it. Once again a big ‘Thank You’ to all those who attended to help out and to our visitors for keeping us very busy. We trust you enjoyed yourselves as much as we did.  

Junior Training 2016 – all events now live!!

With spring just around the corner it’s time to forget the wetsuits and drysuits and go sailing in the sunshine!  The junior training programme is as packed as ever with the usual mix of Friday nights, Camps and Events.  Book early to avoid disappointment…. Friday night training is just around the corner starting on 15th April through to end July – an hour to hour and half session on the water starting at 7.00pm and followed by food each Friday Sign...

This years ‘Barts Bash’ race is due to be run on Sunday 20th September. 

Barts Bash 2015  As we lost the 3 race Late Summer Trophy Day on the 30th August due to there being no wind it has been decided to re-stage the Trophy Day on the 20th and the first race of the day, as well as counting towards the Trophy Day, will be designated as our ‘Barts Bash’ race. If you want to sail all three races or just the ‘Barts Bash’ one please register yourself for the race via the...