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Windy Saturday as Brian hits club

Brian (the storm) hit Notts County on Saturday 21st October. Racing was cancelled, though one dinghy made it out (see ...
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Flying 15 Open 2017

The weekend of October 7th/8th saw the final round of the Waples Wines Northern Traveller series held at Notts County ...
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Barry Rawlins

Kathryn has been to see Ruth and the boys. They are ok (coping as best they can). Ruth was very ...
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RS 400 Northern Champs and open at Notts County 2017

Rs 400 Northern Championships The RS400 northern series culminated at Notts County Sailing Clubs RS400 open in September. Just under ...
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Running Club Racing

Learn how to run a race at NSCS or learn some tips to make the task easier. Open to anyone ...
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Barts Bash 2017

Thanks to all those who took part in Bart’s Bash. At present we only have 28 official entries in 12 ...
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Quiz night

A turnout of the core quiz participants saw an enjoyable night with teams split into 3s or 4s, quiz questions ...
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Family 6 hour race

The annual Bank Holiday relay race saw almost 40 sailors in 5 boats (2 club Topazes, a Scorpion, a GP14 ...
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Junior Course mid August 2017

Another great week with over 20 children learning or improving their sailing, lots of Stage 1 to 3 certificates finding ...
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August Junior Course 17

The first August Junior course of two took place this week (31 July to 4th Aug) at the Club, 22 ...
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Notts County at RS Eurocup

Notts County Sailing Club Como Eurocup Report. What started off as a “do you fancy going to the Eurocup?” back ...
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Wind on Aug 3rd 2017

Had quite windy day at the club on 3rd August, the junior course had largely to look to alternatives, such ...
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Chernobyl visits 2017

The first Chernobyl visit took place on 25th July 2017 starting at midday and finishing at 4pm, with the Nottingham ...
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Junior Open 2017

There were 27 entries with juniors aged from 7 to 16. About half a dozen where entering an Open for ...
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Willow Farm at Notts County

Over the last six weeks dedicated selection of volunteers led by Julie Hall & Martin Payne have been teaching year ...
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Saturday Club July 17

Saturday club has been well attended these last few weeks with 47 turning up today (8th July) a fairly average ...
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Sat 8th July Racing

"Notice of change to published sailing activity on Saturday 8th July 2017" Unfortunately we have discovered at late notice that ...
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Laser Open 2017

The first Sunday in July saw the laser open at Notts County Sailing Club with forty entries, from all over ...
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Honda Rib Challenge Club finals 17

Eighteen youngsters took part in the training for the Honda Rib Challenge, organised by the RYA in regional heats and ...
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Topper Midland Championships 2017

Warm,sunny, breezy conditions greeted the 35 Topper sailors competing at the ITCA Midlands Topper Championships, held at Notts County Sailing ...
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Windsurf open 17

The sun shone and there was a light breeze with an occasional gust, and shining wind. Race Officer John Parr ...
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Saturday Club – June 17

It was great to see the top end of the lake covered in Oppies, Toppers and Fevas at a busy ...
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Summer Laser Coaching

Further Laser coaching dates have been set up by your NCSC fleet. If you are looking to improve both your ...
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Sunday 11th June 17

Well they predicted wind, and warmth so lots down, a few needing rescuing on the first race, but by the ...
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LASER COACHING 3rd June

Our new Laser fleet captain, Paul Speirs, is on a mission; He has set himself several goals for this sailing ...
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3 Clubs challenge 2017

Saturday 8th July 2017 The Three Clubs Challenge was set up to encourage those who wouldn't normally travel to try ...
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Windsurfing in June

This week has seen plenty of wind, as those helping with Willow Farm will know. Wednesday also saw the largest ...
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Spring Regatta report – Notts County goes wild in the country

The spring regatta had a large entry with over a hundred sailors and 70 craft on the water. Thanks to ...
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Scorpion Inlands at Notts County May 2017

Noble Marine Scorpion Inland Championships at Notts County Sailing Club The Scorpion Inlands came to Notts County 6/7th May 2017, ...
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Painting party 1st May

Thanks for the 20 or so members who came down and spent the day cleaning and painting the club house, ...
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Sunday 30th April

Well the first race of the main Sunday series blew the cobwebs out, it was breezy with a few spills ...
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Laser Transitional Coaching

Laser Transitional Coaching Saturday 3rd June 2017 from 9am to 4pm FREE TO CLUB MEMBERS The focus of the day ...
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1st May (Bank Holiday)

At a loose end on 1st May (Monday) Bank Holiday? You will hopefully have been down to see the new ...
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Easter Junior course 2017

The annual Easter Junior course took place in April this year, with nearly 30 participants on the Junior and adult ...
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Spring at Notts County

A busy weekend with a successful Wayfarer conference, with the Training room and clubhouse being put to good use, and ...
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County Cooler Report

Well the County Cooler certainly lived up to its name, 2'c or so and abiding wind, no one came in ...
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Club Safety Boat Courses

The club safety boat courses are a 1 day course taken by Powerboat instructors, to teach you the basics of ...
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2017 Awards Evening report

Awards Evening 2017 held at The Nottingham Golf & Country Club Many thanks to the 103 adults and 17 juniors ...
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Snakebite 2017

The last weekend in February saw The Nottingham University Team Racing event at the club. As usual the clubhouse was ...
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Force 9 at Notts County

Only Dean decided he wanted to meet Doris, the others that turned up decided it was not only a little ...
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Club walk 19th Feb 2017

The traditional club pre season walk had a good turnout, about 20-25 did the walk and we had 40 plus ...
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Work Party 17th Feb

Busy day at club - few photos below (some more to come hopefully). Thanks to all who came down to ...
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Training update and thank you

Instructors and helpers of the Training section gathered together last night for a short update on procedures, (meeting in the ...
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Membership renewal

We are getting quite a few emails and have also talked to quite a few people at the club who ...
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Work Party Sat 18th Feb

This will be an all day work party, please come along if only for morning or afternoon. Bacon Butties in ...
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Sailability Awareness

The RYA are providing a trainer to help us with Sailability Awareness on Saturday 11th Feb 2017, the trainer is ...
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Lost Property Jan 17

LOST PROPERTY A list of lost property - mainly clothing - is here. If you wish to claim an item ...
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New Years Eve Party 2016/17

New Years Eve at the club saw 15 club members bringing in 2017. With no forward plan of the menu ...
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2017 Awards Evening

Awards Evening: Sat 25th Feb 2017 at The Nottinghamshire Golf & Country Club Flag officers invite all club members to ...
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County Cooler & Staunton Blaster

Staunton have had a blaster weekend for some years and last year many wanted some racing in February at Notts ...
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First of Year 2017

Note: Slow results are revised after recalculation, apologies to all who have been effected. Photos below report The traditional Notts ...
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Fuddle 18th Dec 16

The final race of 2016 was held in light winds with two races back to back. At least there was ...
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Children’s Christmas Party 2016

The annual Children's party at the club had a good turnout of both children and parents, and of course grandparents ...
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Laying Up Supper

The annual Windsurfing & Laying Up Supper saw a good turnout with over 40 enjoying a Roast & Sweet, and ...
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AGM Thur 24th Nov 16

Below are the AGM papers a) AGM Notice and Agenda 2016 b) 2015 AGM Mins c) AGM reports 2016 d) Accounts report 2016 (note ...
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Wall Calendar

The club now has an A3 wall calendar available from behind the bar. Cost is £10 with proceeds going to ...
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Individual Pursuit races Sun 9th Oct 16

As the Flying Fifteen open was cancelled the Sailing Committee decided to run a different more family oriented race on ...
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Work party and Oppi training

Fantastic turnout of nearly thirty for the work party and all the landing stages have been cut up and readied ...
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Wednesday 5th October

Had a good turnout in the wind this Wednesday, with the highly successful Junior course seeing Duncan, Linus, Charlotte (and ...
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9th Oct – Individual pursuit

October 9th And now for something a little different. As an experiment we will be running an individual handicap pursuit ...
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RS 400 open 2016

RS 400s at Notts County Sailing Club The Notts County Sailing Club RS 400 open part of the Magic Marine ...
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Solo open 2016

An impressive 22 Solos arrived at the Solo Open at Notts County SC on a wet day, with light winds ...
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Family Team relay race 29th August 2016

August Bank Holiday Monday sees our annual 6 hour race, aimed at families and teams of up to 6, which ...
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Red Arrows practise over the lake

We arrived about 4pm to a roar of  jets (with geese panicking all round!) and suddenly the Red Arrows appeared ...
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Sunday 21st August

Warmth, sunshine, some gusty wind and the odd capsize, but a good sail for many. Went out in second race ...
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Try Sailing with RYA 20th Aug 16

With a poor forecast and the BBC warning everyone not to do outdoor activities due to the wind we were ...
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August Junior course

A great junior course this week with a good variety of conditions, the first four days being light to not ...
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Chernobyl 9th August 2016

Newark & Sherwood Chernobyl children lifeline visited Notts County on 9th August 2016, with approximately 20 children taking part including ...
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Sunday 7th August

Some good winds, plenty of spills and thrills, but it was warm and sunny - so it was almost a ...
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RYA zone

Young Topper Sailors Notts County has a history of Juniors attending the RYA Zone Championships, would you like to continue ...
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Hansa open 20th July 2016

Notts County Hansa Open 2016 The annual Hansa meeting at Notts County Sailing Club, part of the Northern Series, took ...
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30th Celebrations photos

The Club celebrated the 30th year at Hoveringham in style, and even the weather behaved. Earlier in the day there ...
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3 Clubs report 2016

Challenging Conditions for NCSC as Girton Hosts 2016 Three Club Challenge The annual Three Club Challenge team sailing event between ourselves, ...
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Topper midland champs at Notts County

ITCA (GBR) Midlands Championships at NCSC The International Topper Class Association’s UK Midlands Nationals, sponsored by Dinghy Rope and Adidas, ...
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Honda RIB Challenge Club heats to go to regional final

Honda Youth Rib Challenge Monday evening saw a the club final of the rib challenge. A group of junior have ...
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Laser Open 2016

The laser open had a good entry with 35 boats and a good number of travellers and Notts County Sailing ...
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Junior open 2016

There was a great turnout for the 2016 junior open. Despite the slow morning, fickle wind and the heavens opening ...
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Windsurf open 2016

The windsurf open again suffered from lack of wind and rain. At 10am it was solid rain, and this meant ...
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3 clubs event

The annual 3 Club Challenge will be held at Girton Sailing Club on Saturday 9th July. The three clubs is ...
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16th July – Thirty year celebrations at Hoveringham

30 year Celebrations - 16th July 2016 at club - 6pm onwards A glass of bubbly and cake (very French!) ...
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Rio by the Lake Spring regatta report

Notts County Spring Regatta chose its theme on the up and coming Olympics with Rio by the Lake providing decorations, ...
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Push the Boat out 16 and Cake by the Lake

Notts County Sailing Club held their open day on Saturday 14th May as part of the national RYA initiative to ...
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Scorpion Open 2016

Victory for Tom Jeffcoate and Rachael Rhodes - 2016 NCSC Open It is safe to say that we could not ...
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Spring Regatta 2016- Rio by the lake

Thanks to our sponsors: P & B, Gill, Musto, Morton Boats, Allen, RS Sailing, Noble Marine, H & B Clark please ...
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Saturdays start in earnest

There must have been thirty or more down today even though Saturday Racing doesn't start till 30th April and Saturday ...
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Easter Junior Course

This years Easter Junior course saw 25 participants, and lots of volunteers helping out instructing and safety. The courses are ...
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Honda RIB training 9th May onwards

The Club will be entering the best two young Safety Boat drivers at the club to the regional finals on ...
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Ladies pamper evening – 24th June

A chance to relax, unwind and feel pampered for the evening. This first of its kind event at Notts County ...
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Fitting Out Supper

Fitting out Supper a success with 40 coming, a lovely roast and sweet and Molly was celebrating her birthday - ...
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Easter sunday

Easter Sunday proved to be windy, with gusty conditions, sunshine and the odd shower. Everyone got wet, if not through ...
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Pondlife 2016

The university of Nottingham windsurfing Club's Pondlife event took place at Notts County Sailing Club this weekend. About 150 students ...
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Club Walk

The traditional club walk, 1 week early was attended by about 20-30 walkers, and another 20 for Paulene's toast lunch ...
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Work party

Thanks to the 30 or 40 members who arrived to help with works to the club, great turnout - and ...
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Snakebite 2016

Nearly 200 students descended on the club 13/14th February for the annual Snakebite Team Racing event, run by The Nottingham ...
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First Of Year 2016

The Notts County Sailing Club’s First of the Year Race attracted a great turnout with fifty craft, and a good ...
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Force 9 at Notts County

Yes according to the wind meter (now working again - radio signal problem) the maximum gust today was 57mph, (see ...
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Final Sunday race 2015

The final back to back racing on Sunday was sunny & windy followed by a Fuddle which saw lots of ...
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Children’s Christmas Party

A good turnout of children, parents & grandparents came down to the Children's Christmas party at the club - organised ...
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Notts County members in the Zone

Many will know we have always had a few people in the zone squads, going onto to National & Youth ...
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