News 2014

2014

We have now completed another year of some great competitions with the weather being extremely kind resulting in only two competitions having to be re-scheduled.

Congratulations go to:

Peter Barber        -  Power Steering 

Richard Smalley  -   Tug Towing       

Keith Hanson       -  Scale Sail   

Maurice Walker    -  I.OM

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Best club boat judged at Yeadon Carnival by the public in July resulted in a tie position:

Richard Smalley and Alec Barnes

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The club accepted an invitation from Middleton Railway Museum to put on a display of models for their minature railway and model weekend, which was thoroughly enjoyed by all members who attended.  The museum itself is well worth a visit which is run completely by volunteers. 

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Phoenix Trophy

2014 saw entries of 10 skippers competing for Phoenix Trophy which commenced in 2006 to celebrate the relocation of the Leeds & Bradford Club back to its original source at Yeadon Tarn.  Once again congratulations go to Brian Warburton from Weecher Club making this the 6th time he has won the trophy. 

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 2014 saw a great interest in the sailing of RG65's.  The club now has 12 skippers and a monthly competition on the second Wednesday in each month is being held.  Results can be found in our competition section. 

 RG65