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Monthly Archives: October 2017

29 
Oct

Lift Out Rutland Cruiser Fleet

A date for your diary

 

 

Assisted Lift out Sunday 5th November between 10.00am to 2pm

 

Please ring or email Derrick Young to ensure your lift out time.

email  young37@talktalk.net

 

 

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Published Date: 29th October 2017
Category: News


 

27 
Oct

Help on Rescue Boat required 4 & 5 November

Still owe us a duty?

Like to do an extra duty and get a meal voucher?

We have had cancellations on Saturday 4 November and Sunday 5 November.

Please call the office or email if you can assist.

Many thanks.

sailing@rutlandsc.co.uk

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Published Date: 27th October 2017
Category: News


 

26 
Oct

BSDRA 2018

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Published Date: 26th October 2017
Category: News


 

26 
Oct

RUTLAND TEAMS MEET IAN WALKER

RUTLAND TEAMS MEET IAN WALKER – DIRECTOR OF RACING AT THE RYA

    

5 intrepid Rutland teams set out to the Eric Twiname team racing event at Farmoor Reservoir last weekend. This is the premier team racing event for under 19 year olds and puts a team spirit into sailing. There were 40 teams there in total putting Rutland as the club with the most entrants. The kids who sailed not only got some great sailing they also got to meet Ian Walker.
Ranging in age from 12 to 18yrs the teams were made up of club members including those from Oakham and Stamford Schools. 4 of the teams were entered in the Junior part of the competition sailing Fevas – 2 boats vs 2 boats with ages going up to 15. The other team was entered in the Youth part of the competition sailing Fireflies in 3 v 3.

It was a steep learning curve for the teams – particularly the youngest club team who had never been to a youth team racing event before and had barely ever sailed in Fevas. The Firefly team had never sailed together and again needed to learn how to work together quickly.
Despite the strong winds forecast the first day brought light winds and a need to roll tack and power up the boats. There was tight racing in all races – with the lead changing throughout. It was Rutland Black who finished highest on the Saturday – they sailed well to get into the Gold B league for Sunday’s racing. Rutland Gold and Rutland Green made it into the Silver A and Rutland Red in Silver B.

Saturday night saw all the teams and supporters head out to a fantastic pub nearly with a skittle alley for those who had energy left. Sunday dawned and after a bit of minibus running the teams took to the water.
The Senior Rutland Black team won 100% of their races in Gold B on Sunday morning, which put them into the semi-finals against the top 3 from Gold A. They sailed well in changing and challenging conditions but eventually lost out in the last race of the Gold semis, finishing 4th overall.

Sunday saw Rutland Green really take control. They won every race in the Silver A round robin giving them entry into the Silver League semi-final against the winner of the Silver B league. It was a 3 way tie for the other semi-final – eventually decided in favour of Rutland Gold and Winchester. Rutland Green won in 2 races, (best of 3). Rutland Gold won their first race but after 2 more tight battles they went down 1-2. In the final Rutland Green won the first then lost the second – making it a last race shootout. At the first mark they were behind, they slowed and blocked marks and tried to get back into the race. Round the last mark it was still incredibly tight – 1,3 changing to 1,4 and then it became too tight to tell. Approaching the finish line all 4 boats were over lapped and it looked like the opposition boats as the 2 outer boats in the sandwich were going to sneak their bows across the line ahead, but then they all had to tack for the line, a Rutland boat led the tack out and as they all crossed the line in sync it was the Rutland Green team of Jamie Tylecote and Joseph Green and Carys Attwell and Freya Pembery who came out victorious.

Well done to all. Everyone had a great time and there is certainly an appetite for more.
Starting in November there will be junior team race training every Saturday afternoon. If
you are interested contact Nick Neve or myself.

There is also combined adult / junior team racing open to everyone on Sunday afternoons.
No previous team racing experience needed for either.

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Published Date: 26th October 2017
Category: News


 

23 
Oct

Winter Membership now available

Click here for application form and costs

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Published Date: 23rd October 2017
Category: News


 

23 
Oct

Rutland Teams Meet Ian Walker, Director of Racing at the RYA

5 intrepid Rutland teams set out to the Eric Twiname team racing event at Farmoor Reservoir last weekend. This is the premier team racing event for under 19-year-olds and puts a team spirit into sailing. There were 40 teams there in total, putting Rutland as the club with the most entrants. The children who sailed not only got some great sailing they also got to meet Ian Walker.

Ranging in age from 12 to 18yrs,  the teams were made up of club members including those from Oakham and Stamford Schools.

4 of the teams were entered in the Junior part of the competition sailing Fevas – 2 boats vs 2 boats with ages going up to 15.

The other team was entered in the Youth part of the competition sailing Fireflies in 3 v 3.

It was a steep learning curve for the teams – particularly the youngest club team who had never been to a youth team racing event before and had barely ever sailed in Fevas. The Firefly team had never sailed together and again needed to learn how to work together quickly.

Despite the strong winds forecast the first day brought light winds and a need to roll tack and power up the boats.

There was tight racing in all races – with the lead changing throughout. It was Rutland Black who finished highest on the Saturday – they sailed well to get into the Gold B league for Sunday’s racing. Rutland Gold and Rutland Green made it into the Silver A and Rutland Red in Silver B.

Saturday night saw all the teams and supporters head out to a fantastic pub nearly with a skittle alley for those who had energy left.

Sunday dawned and after a bit of minibus running the teams took to the water.

The Senior Rutland Black team made it into the Silver A league in the firefly competition and went on to the Silver league semi-finals . They sailed well in changing and challenging conditions but eventually lost out in the last race of the semis.

Sunday saw Rutland Green really take control. They won every race in the Silver A round robin giving them entry into the Silver League semi final against the winner of the Silver B league. It was a 3 way tie for the other semi final – eventually decided in favour of Rutland Gold and Winchester.

Rutland Green won in 2 races, ( best of 3) . Rutland Gold won their first race but after 2 more tight battles they went down 1-2.

In the final, Rutland Green won the first then lost the second – making it a last race shootout. At the first mark they were behind, they slowed and blocked marks and tried to get back into the race. Round the last mark it was still incredibly tight – 1,3 changing to 1,4 and then it became too tight to tell. Approaching the finish line all 4 boats were overlapped and it looked like the opposition boats as the 2 outer boats in the sandwich were going to sneak their bows across the line ahead, but then they all had to tack for the line, a Rutland boat led the tack out and as they all crossed the line in sync it was the Rutland Green team of Jamie Tylecote and Joseph Green and Carys Attwell and Freya Pembery who came out victorious.

 Well done to all. Everyone had a great time and there is certainly an appetite for more. Starting in November there will be junior team race training every Saturday afternoon. If you are interested, contact Nick Neve or myself.

There is also combined adult / junior team racing open to everyone on Sunday afternoons. No previous team racing experience needed for either.

 

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Published Date: 23rd October 2017
Category: News


 

22 
Oct

October What’s On

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Published Date: 22nd October 2017
Category: News


 

22 
Oct

Christmas Dinner and Prizegiving

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Published Date: 22nd October 2017
Category: News


 

20 
Oct

Form now available for booking duties in 2018

For those who prefer this to using the online rostering system, the form is now available for download:

Rostering Form 2018

Reminder for booking duties online

 

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Published Date: 20th October 2017
Category: News


 

19 
Oct

RS200’s Open Event Cancellation

Due to the very high winds forecast for this weekend, the RS Class Association have decided to cancel this event and we will look for another weekend on which this may be held.

The 2000’s will be racing on Sunday with four races starting at 11:30 and a competitor briefing at 10:30.

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Published Date: 19th October 2017
Category: News