The Sir Alec Rose trophy this year, along with the winner being “crowned” club champion, was held on the 13th October. The day dawned with a gentle force 2 wind but with forecasted 5 to 7 later. The weather prediction, and maybe rugby on the television, kept entrants down to 17. With the wind south veering south west ,the RO Jeremy King, set a course to include a long beat and downwind leg. Race 1 started with the wind increasing [...]
Members and their guests are invited to the annual seasonal dinner in the clubhouse on Saturday 7th December 6.30pm for 7.00pm. This is a casual social affair aimed at enjoying the company of fellow sailors and their families with a two course meal prepared by our galley staff and a well stock cash bar. The prize-giving will take place during the evening. Please buy your tickets at the clubhouse galley where you will also need to select your main course. [...]
We have vacancies on our volunteer safety helm squad. The squad provide safety cover for BBSC members each weekend and full training is provided. Each member of the squad is required to volunteer at least six days a year. We are planning powerboat (RYA level 2) and/or safety helm training for members on the following weekends: 19th-20th October, 16th-17th October, 30th November-1st December If you are interested in either powerboat or safety helm training or perhaps joining the safety helm [...]
Sunday afternoon training sessions for club members will be starting up again at the beginning of September for the Autumn Season. Dates for the adult improvers, youth beginners (Pirates and Buccaneers) and Youth Intermediate (Raiders & Squad) are on the Adult and Youth Training pages of the website and the club calendar. Please book places in advance on webcollect. The cost for members using a club boat is £5 per session and is free of charge for members using [...]
The London and South East Region of the Topper Class Association is running Topper Training and Racing on 31st Aug and 1st Sept at Bough Beech. Entries can be made online on the Class Association Website
A couple of weeks ago Guy entered Wayfarer 'Complete Fiasco' into the Three Rivers Race in Norfolk, known as Europes toughest inland sailing race. After 13 hours covering 50 miles of racing Guy and his helm John C finished in 5th place overall. Read their story here. .. or read the official write up in Yachts and Yachting magazine.
Laser Captain Pete has arranged for Marino's of Edenbridge to deliver Fish 'n'Chips to the club after Thursday night racing. The order sheet should be placed in the garage next to the sign on and somebody will need to collect the money and phone through the order before 19:45hrs. Fish & Chip Order Sheet
After windless weekends and cancelled Opens around the country, the Bough Beach race team watched Windguru predictions for 25 May anxiously as it promised anything between 4 and 14 kts. In the event it compromised somewhere in the middle ......... Read the full report in Yachts and Yachting magazine 1st Place: Steve Ede 2nd Place: Tim Lewis 3rd Place: Fraser Hyden 2019 Solo Open Results 2019 Solo Open Photos
Now that the evenings are growing lighter, our ever popular Thursday Evening Series returns this week on 23rd May and will run through until mid August. Why wait for the weekend? This is your chance to fit in an extra race after work, so be changed, rigged and on the start line for 7.30pm. Please note the galley will not be open on Thursdays.
Bough Beech Laser Fleet are planning a racing training session at the club with coach Andy Kerr on Saturday 8th June 2019. The anticipated cost will be £20-£30 each depending on numbers. Please contact the New Laser Fleet Captains Pete Young and Tulloch Priest at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register your interest.