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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...

Topper Training

There will be Topper Training at Leigh and Lowton during half term- 30th May to 1st June 2017, with Dave Eccles as coach. For more details, and to enter click here You don’t need to be a member of the Topper class association to take part, but you do need a Topper. This will run alongside the club’s Junior Spring Camp  

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.

Berthing Notice

As per the latest berthing procedure, which was posted on this page, on the club website and emailed to all members back in early January, this is a reminder to all members that as from the 1st April any boats on the club grounds not displaying this current years berthing sticker will be removed off the berth they are currently on and moved to what is now being referred to as ‘the graveyard’ You will lose the right to the...

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.

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...