Nineteen boats and 25 adult and junior sailors battled with South Windermere's blustery winds in the first-ever Wintermere Open held on 24 March. Mike Deane from the host club won overall in his K1 despite sailing the wrong course in the first of the three races. Joe Quick from Coniston Sailing Club came 2 nd in his Solo. SWSC member Guy Wheeler, sailing a Streaker, came in third and Royal Windermere
Published 21:01 on 26 Mar 2019
The walks are an ideal opportunity to get to know more club members and enjoy a day out in the hills. The walks take place the first Sunday after the New Year get-together and then every second Sunday thereafter. They are suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring a packed lunch, strong footwear, waterproofs, etc. and please be ready to start the walk at the stated meeting time. All the walks are likely to
Published 19:35 on 10 Dec 2018
South Windermere Sailing Club awarded 48 trophies to adult and junior members of the club at its annual dinner and prize giving, 27 October at the Newby Bridge Hotel. Mark Fernley scooped 11 trophies to lead the tally, while Past Commodore James Downes and Jack Thompson both collected 6. Click the link for the rest of the article For the juniors, David Woolgrove and Owen O'Donnell both won three.
Published 10:25 on 3 Nov 2018
Congratulations to all our 2018 trophy winners, including this unable to make the annual dinner on the 21st October. It was a wonderful evening celebrate achievements and our great friendly club!
Published 20:11 on 30 Oct 2018
Winners of the 2018 Frostbite series: First Overall and first single hander: Mark Fearnley Second overall: Mike Deane Third overall and first Flying Fifteen: Wyn Roberts and Cherry Flitcroft First Lady Helm: Alison Graham First Dinghy: Christine Gibson
Published 19:14 on 11 Oct 2018
AGM Race open to all members 1:30 pm start. Jacobs Join at 6:00 pm –bring some food to share and your own drinks. The AGM will start at 7:00 pm, agenda will be posted on the 22nd September.
Published 10:13 on 22 Sep 2018
The summary of what you need to know about the operation of SWSC within the NT Active Base is avaialabe in the Members section, along with copies of the relevant documents
Published 21:47 on 24 May 2018
Published 08:25 on 9 May 2018
Are any club members interested in sailing on weekdays over the summer? Perhaps a regular afternoon/evening? If there are enough of us we could provide safety boat cover too. If anyone is interested please contact Ed Mason indicating what day(s) would suit you best.
Published 08:10 on 9 May 2018
Getting to grips with our new galley: What club members should know Thanks to all the "Galley Slaves", we have a great galley operation at South Windermere Sailing Club supplying unlimited caffeine for £1 a day as well as bacon butties on race days and more.We are very pleased we can continue our galley service in the new clubhouse. However as the Galley is now registered with the council
Published 08:09 on 9 May 2018