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August 10, 2020

Today's handicap sailing  had everything  - an easterly wind causing choppy waves at our leeward end of the lake, a long course with far flung buoys causing difficult rounding with many misses,a number of unintentional collisions and five different skippers posting win...

August 6, 2020

C' Sails were the order of the day amidst showery gusts from the WNW Graham came back with a vengeance to take 8 wins pushing Richard into 2nd place by 2 points on the day.Peter had another good day posting no  less than third place in nine races with Alan quietly nudg...

July 27, 2020

Another unseasonal stormy, rainy, gusty day for today's handicap racing.Charlie spent the week tuning,tweaking and re-powering his gear and wisely chose a 'C' sail for the first race against everyone else's 'B' sails and it paid off with a well deserved win.He also won...

July 20, 2020

Another testing day for the six RC Laser skippers with the wind predicted to be North Westerly but varying in strength and direction through 180 degrees at times.At least it was dry and at times sunny.The start line was very starboard biased, however, the skippers were...

July 13, 2020

148 little hours, after stormy weather for three Sundays it wasn't exactly the lazy,crazy,hazy days of summer but blue skies nearly shone on the seven RC Laser skippers who turned up to challenge the light wayward wind.

Silent gusts tumbled over the dam(n) wall and alth...

July 6, 2020

Well the last 3 midsummer Sundays brought midwinter gales across Lake Burwain and it's probably one of the few sailing clubs to have hosted sailing in these stormy conditions.

Last Sunday was particularly challenging with skippers having to resort to home made 'E' sails...

June 21, 2020

Midsummer's day brought squally rain showers from the WNW and six skippers at the start of the summer/autumn series who were grateful to Graham for removing the fowl fouling (duck muck)

from the pontoons prior to racing.

The day started with 'B' sails which quickly chang...

June 7, 2020

Well Sunday saw a welcome return to sailing with tricky variable winds to contend with - that's Burwain for you.

We managed to cope with the 2metre social distancing rules, however it's quite clear that sailing numbers must be restricted  to club members due to the  lim...

March 9, 2020

"D"sail was the order of the day with strong winds prevailing, despite the conditions 8 skippers attended one a guest and another a New member. The race was carried out in the now familiar Burwain RC Laser fortnightly handicap which always produces mixed results and wo...

January 20, 2020

Sunday saw a complete opposite of the previous week with beautiful winters day and calm winds a good day to put your "A" sail skills to the the test. 5 skippers attended with GBR1135 dominating the score sheet.


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