Castle Cove Sailing Club is an active and friendly, family club located on the north shore of Portland Harbour. From small beginnings in a cliff-top chalet in 1923, we have grown steadily and in September 2002 we moved to our present site at the end of Old Castle Road, Weymouth.
During the lead up to the Olympics in 2012 we have welcomed sailors from over 20 countries to join us and train at the club. We have a strong self-help ethos and run an extensive programme of racing for both dinghies and keelboats. In conjunction with our busy sailing calendar we have a full social diary taking pride in being a very friendly club, run by members for members.
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The Annual General meeting will be held on Friday 27 November 2015 at 7.30 pm at:
Castle Cove Sailing Club
Old Castle Road,
The Agenda and papers are attached or can be downloaded from the Members section of the club website
Cruisers Quiz Night Social
Wednesday 25th November
This evening is open to all, so if you are new to the club or a dinghy sailor looking to crew on larger boats or maybe just an interest in the cruisers group, then please come and join us. Bar Opens @ 7.00 pm Quiz Starts @ 7.45 pm You can be in a team or flying solo we don't mind.
The Cruising Programme Guide for 2016 will be available if by then you haven't had your copy.
As always look forward to seeing you !!
Calling all Club Members
This year's Annual General Meeting will be held on Friday November 27th starting at 7:30pm.
This year we have vacancies on the General Committee for :
Rear Commodore Shore
There will soon be a form on the Secretary's notice board in the club house for you to put forward your nomination if you are interested in standing for one of the posts.
I hope to see lots of you there on the night,. It is a great chance to see how the club is run.
Trophy return time please....
To all Trophy holders,
Dinner Dance/prizegiving approaches (13th Nov), so it’s that time again for us to collect trophies for sorting and engraving please. (This doesn’t include the Cadet trophies recently awarded at Cadet Regatta).
As before - we would be very grateful if you could contact myself or Sandra to arrange return in the very near future (cleaned please),(please do not leave any at the club).
Best option – see us at the club on a Sunday morning
Or, contact us to arrange to drop them off at our work or home..
·Rob - at ASM (was DEK) on Granby estate in Weymouth
·Sandra – Weldmar Hospice - Poundbury
·To us at home- Stavordale Rd, Weymouth
Please contact us on:-
Rob - firstname.lastname@example.org 758085
Sandra - email@example.com 084942
Either at home – 01305 776161
Rob & Sandra Smith
Scorpion and Musto Notice of Race
You can download the Scorpion and Musto Notice of Race from here.
Both are fresh off the back of Basso cup victories, and I say both as Knighly had wrapped up day 1 with 3 bullets, but Sam replicated this on the lighter day 2 and took the overall cup from Kev & Phil, then Nick Griffin, with some great performances inc from Lucy Jones - 7th in her Topper.
The weekend before last (and just before the really nice weather made a late appearance), the man at the back of the Glen & Sam INT14 show jumped into one of this years new batch of light singlehanders and showed the way home to win the 37 strong 7rig RS Aero fleet National title sailed from WPNSA. His string of 1st's looked similar to another of Glen's results this year!
During the busy week/weekend just past - the following CCSCer's were in action around the country:- INT Canoes Richard (commodore version), and Hugh (De-Iongh version) made the trip east, planks and all, to Stone SC for the Int Canoe Nationals - final report link below, showing an impressive full set of results for the very early 'canoeist' Richard (barring trip back DNS for CCSC Commodores Reception!), and an impressive 9th in one race for Hugh.
Phantoms The recently lesser seen Nick Orman got back in to a familiar Phantom for the Nationals at Minnis Bay, and must have enjoyed the experience - scoring an impressive 4th from a very healthy 44 entries. Detailed report and photos below:-
Contenders Nick Grace started his French motorbike touring holiday with 4 days of light shifty Torbay stress at the Contender Nationals, and despite dropping a few on the last day, mangaged to stay within the top 10. Before you ask - I didn't beat my brother by some way, and infact nor did Nick!
Report - may be ...sometime.
Merlins Sam & Megan Pascoe continued their fantastic season by putting themselves on the podium at the Silver Tiller event at Starcross, on the same points as 2nd! Results below.