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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...

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.    

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...

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...

AGM Agenda Sunday 20th November 9am

A downloadable version of the Agenda is available here:  agm-agenda-2016   The 31st Annual General Meeting will be held in the Clubhouse on Sunday 20th November 2016 at 9am for 9:15am in accordance with this notice sent to all members. AGENDA Apologies for absence. Approval of the Minutes taken at the 2015 A.G.M. Any matters arising Secretary’s report. Membership Secretary’s report. Treasurer’s report. Sailing section report. Open water swimming report. Facilities section report. Commodores report. The Management Committee propose no...