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November 3, 2019

A little less wind than forecast ensured A rigs were the order of the day. For one or two races B rigs were tried as an alternative, but those that conducted the experiment soon saw the error of their ways and reverted to the largest sail. Close finishes occurred in mo...

With weather looking less than hospitable, four skippers arrived to ensure another day of points scored was added to the Autumn Series tally. The clubhouse again paid dividends, affording us dry racing with perfect views of the course for much of the day.

Chandor (GBR 4...

July 28, 2019

At long last Chandor (GBR 455), a serial winner at Burwain Lake, was well and truly 'knocked off his perch'.

Tremendous and consistent sailing  from Graham Waugh (1st) and Richard Whittle (2nd) was enough to ensure that Chandor finished a humble 3rd on the day. Burwains...

Regular Sunday racing once again doubled as an Open Meeting, as Burwain hosted a summer series Northern Area Championship event.

We were delighted to welcome no fewer than 4 skippers who made the journey from Fleetwood, together with Trevor who once again gave us his ti...

July 3, 2019

To D or not to D. That was the question.

Those that arrived expecting a continuation of the warm and calm weather we have enjoyed of late were in for a surprise. Cool temperatures with steady and strong breezes made the D rig the sail of choice for most, with some...

June 10, 2019

Yet again wonderful weather tempted plenty of skippers, old and new, to the club for another tremendous day of racing. With John Sharman returning, and the visitors John, Liam and Steve (dubbed quickly JLS) coming to give RC Lasers a go, the deck was looking busy.

With...

June 3, 2019

It's decided then! Handicap racing is here to stay.

It was agreed that this Summer Season we would trial a series including every other weekend as handicap racing. All are now in agreement that it is proving to be a great success.

Races today, as on all other handicap da...

April 22, 2019

It was the long awaited Easter Handicap event. Only the first race was run with all boats crossing the start at the same time. Frome the second onwards, all boat start times were dependant on their previous finishing position. (Start last if you won the race before, or...

April 16, 2019

With a gap in the Spring Series due to a sailing club Open Meeting, several RC Laser sailors were clearly concerned about the possible effects of withdrawal symptoms. Seeking a new venue, 4 intrepids headed for the canal outside Barrowford.

If the aim was to try a diffe...

April 12, 2019

Repeatedly photo finishes are becoming the norm at Burwain , as standards improve across the fleet.

Hugo Chandor (GBR 455) was frequently allowed to romp away from the start and gained sufficient advantage to win every race he started. For the rest of the fleet, however...

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