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Prizegiving Buffet and Xmas Party

90 signed up to go already, only 30 places left for our Prizegiving and Xmas Party!! Following on from last year’s successful bash and in recognition of another very successful year at the club we have (including free buffet): Prizegiving Buffet and Christmas Party at LLSC on Saturday 9th December, 6:30 for 7:00, kids welcome Bar open from 6:30pm Prize giving from 7:00pm until ~8:00pm Sit down Buffet is free but must be booked in advance through webcollect or at the galley for numbers, see...

Prizegiving and Xmas social

Over 100 members turned out for the Prizegiving and Xmas social despite the risk of being snowed in.  In the end the snow held off and a good time was had by all.  The night started with the prizegiving with Mark Dingsdale and Vanessa Evans deservedly picking up the Club Champions Trophy in their first full season together in their RS400.  Brian Sprague dominated the Solo fleet to take Solo Club Champion and Lorcan Knowles picked up the Junior Champion...

LLSC Revett Series – the Final Weekend

Leigh & Lowton SC – Revett – Races 9 & 10 The final day’s racing in the Leigh & Lowton Revett Series on Sunday 10th December was impacted by a rough forecast of snow, sleet and high winds which discouraged competitors from making the trip to the club. In the end, the competitors that braved the weather enjoyed a great days sailing, with 5-8 knots and a flurry of snow on the finish line of the last race. The race...

Blue Sky Day for Guy Fawkes Pursuit Race

A healthy 50 competitors made it to the start line for the annual Guy Fawkes Pursuit Race hosted by Leigh & Lowton Sailing Club on Sunday 5th November.  After the heavy rainfall overnight, the competitors watched the clouds clear and blue sky emerge along with an 6-10 knot breeze down the lake.  The OOD Howard Green and team set a great course with 3 good beats in each lap and a variety of off-wind legs to cater for all classes. The Optimist of Ben Welfare...

RYA North Zone Champs 23/24th September

We’re hosting the RYA Zone champs which are open to junior sailors of all abilities. To find out more or enter click here http://www.rya.org.uk/racing-events/2017-north-zone-championships/Pages/event-overview.aspx   Results: http://www.llsc.org.uk/LLSC/Results/2017/NorthZoneChamps.htm

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...

Europe & Miracle Open 8/9th July

Saturday 8th July dawned with a disappointing forecast from the wind strength point of view although the predicted direction was ideal for sailing at Leigh and Lowton; straight down the length of the lake. Three boats made the long drive north from the south and south-west of England to compete for the Europe Inland Shield whilst two local boats and two from Delph Sailing Club competed for the Miracle Inland Cup. In the end, by the start of the first...