Returning To Some Sort Of Normal

Firstly, Sailing Committee would like to thanks all members for their patience and understanding over the last couple months since our previous statement, and to thank those who have ventured down to the club and on to the water for adhering to social distancing and the willingness amongst members to look out for each other, whilst…

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Return to Competitive Sailing

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Sailing Committee met Saturday morning to discuss how we can return to ‘competitive sailing’. Follow lots of webinars and guidance notes issued from the RYA, we feel we could be in position soon to offer a more competitive format of sailing for club members If I can manage expectation before i carry on with the rest…

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Re-Opening of ESC Grounds/Restart Sailing

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Dear Members, Following the lift of restrictions on water sports from the UK government and having now received permission to go-ahead from our insurers and the Canal and Rivers Trust we are now able to open the grounds only of the sailing club from and including Sunday, May 17th. This means that members can now participate in water…

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CLUB STATEMENT – COVID 19

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With the upgrade in the status of the Coronavirus epidemic, council have made the decision that the club shall be closed until further notice.   We will be following the advice from the UK government that 'everyone should avoid, pubs, clubs and theatres and other such social gatherings'  and are dialogue with RYA. We will re-open as soon…

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9TH FEB RACING CANCELLED

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In light of the very windy forecast for tomorrow, Sailing Committee has taken the decision to cancel all racing and sailing tomorrow. The forecast is for 45+ knots most of the day with the health and safety of sailors and safety crew and not wanting to  cause unnecessary damage to boats, the water will be closed…

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2020 SAILING CALENDAR

Sailing Committee this week finalised the racing and training program for the 2020 season.  There is something on the calendar for everyone, ranging from the most to the least experienced. Over the coming weeks, we will launch pre-season review which will give you a brief overview and explanation of the events coming up in 2020.

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Open Meeting Dates 2020

The open meeting to be held at Elton in the 2020 season are as follows: 4TH & 5TH APRIL- RS TERA 25TH APRIL- NW JUNIOR TRAVELLERS 4TH JULY - TOPPER OPEN 18TH JULY- SOLO OPEN (PART OF NORTHERN CIRCUIT) 3RD OCTOBER- LASER OPEN ***NOT CONFIRMED*** 17TH OCTOBER- STREAKER NORTHERN PADDLE We want to show off Elton,…

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Anna Carpenter- ‘Improve your Sailing’ 27th Nov & 5th Dec

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Anna Carpenter on Improving Your Racing Thursday 21st November and Thursday 5th December at 19:30 Anna has very kindly offered to present exclusively to Elton members and guests two Thursday evening talks entitled ‘Improve Your Racing’. There is little doubt that we could all benefit from such an insight from someone who has gone on to…

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Super Series Update

Your Sailing Committee decided at the beginning of the sailing year to hold a Super Series by entering sailors who had competed in over half the total races in a series into a Super Draw at the end of the year.  As there are 6 series up to the end of October, qualifying  sailors have a…

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