GP14 Open meeting report

London and SE GP 14 Travellers series : Tollesbury SC Open 2015 The fourth round of the London and SE travellers series took place at Tollesbury SC and we were again very pleased to welcome all the visitors, many of whom have supported this event throughout its 10 year history. 8 visitors from the Welsh Harp SC, Papercourt SC…

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Bank holiday cruising in company

The weather changed quickly after the cancellation of the Old Gaffer’s racing on Sunday and Monday saw a nice sunny day with around 10 knots of breeze. An eclectic collection of dinghies gathered in the morning and headed out onto the river. Four GP14’s, a phantom, two Toppers, a B14, a K6 and a couple of Lasers set out…

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Winter boat parking due

Winter Boat Parking Sadly another season is drawing to a close. Thanks to those cruiser owners who have already completed their winter boat parking forms and handed them along with fees to Kevin Barber. Cruisers Please can you ensure you complete the Boat Parking form (or Microsoft word format) Dinghy/cruiser boat parking application form  and return it with payment…

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Laser Open Report

I think it was after last year’s GP14 Open that George Barber suggested we do the same kind of event for Lasers. So I scheduled it in, forgot about it and got on with varnishing my GP over the winter. As the 2014 season progressed, this new event loomed ever larger in my thoughts. And then Team Tollesbury came…

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A great GP14 Open

This year’s Tollesbury SC GP14 Open was another success. After a wait for enough tide to launch, people seemed really keen to get going, so much so that half the fleet was over the line at the start, resulting in a general recall. The re-start was clean and Richard Lord took the honours. For the second race, Tollesbury dinghy…

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