The Frostbite Series is a highlight of the year. It is an open series, running over nine Sundays starting on 20 th October and ending on 15 th December (followed by mulled wine and mince pies to thaw out). There will be two races back to back, starting at 12:00 pm. You don't have to race both to be in contention for trophies. In addition to a full series trophy there
Published 15:44 on 11 Sep 2019
Commodore's Day is Saturday, August 3, and a great day is planned for SWSC members of all ages. In the morning it's the "watercraft relay" and in the afternoon it's the "pursuit race by distance" - which, trust us, is a major mathematical challenge for the organisers. Food available all day. To organize food and the pursuit race courses, please let us know in advance if you will be coming, and the boat you
Published 16:08 on 24 Jul 2019
Full results on the SAILING page
Published 09:35 on 18 May 2019
A priority highlighted in our member survey earlier in the year and in conversations with club members is ensuring that our Club has competent and appropriate safety cover for sailing activities. This includes knowing the procedures for getting the boats
Published 12:34 on 22 Apr 2019
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