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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...

Junior Events over Winter

North West Junior Travellers Trophy Event, Half Term Junior Training, Junior Winter Regatta and Winter Sailing For Juniors. Winter is approaching but why stay indoors in warmth and comfort when there is plenty coming up at LLSC for junior sailors to look forward to. The action starts this coming Saturday as we host the latest NWJTT event with the first race scheduled to start at 11am, and with a current forecast of an easterly Force 3 to 4, it will...

Junior Training during October Half Term

We’re running a 3 day training course Monday 24th October to Wednesday 26th October 2016 Sailors must have RYA Level 2. Click this link for more information and to reserve a place. https://webcollect.org.uk/llsc/event/2016-october-training

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.

RYA Dinghy Senior Instructor Course

The next RYA Dinghy Senior Instructor Course taking place in the North West region which runs over the first 2 weekends in November. Booking can be made at the following link: http://www.rya.org.uk/newsevents/events/instructor-events/Pages/rya-instructor-courses.aspx Please note the minimum standard is: RYA Dinghy Instructor, RYA Safety Boat, Valid First Aid Qualification, RYA Safe & Fun Safeguarding Certificate, Signed recommendation from the Principal of an RYA recognized Training Centre, Age 18+

Annual General Meeting 2016

LEIGH AND LOWTON SAILING CLUB Green Lane, Off Sandy Lane, Lowton, WA3 1BJ. Dear Member(s). The 2016 A.G.M. of Leigh and Lowton Sailing Club is to be held from 9:30am on the morning of November 20th and any resolutions you may wish to put to the meeting are required to be received in writing by the Honorary Secretary or member of the Management Committee by the morning of October 20th 2016. Yours Sincerely, Keith Summersgill. Honorary Secretary.

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...