Birkenhead RS&PC remains closed for the purpose of Radio Sailing and Power activities in accordance with the Government advice.
However the lake itself is open for use by members of the public, including club members, for their daily exercise, remembering the rules of social distancing and not to congregate as a group. The clubhouse remains closed.
The MYA reminds us the following regarding insurance:
“If a claim is made and club/members involved is in contravention of the current legal or government regulations then the indemnity provided by the insurance is invalid”
The MYA page on Covid-19 News and Guidance is located here
Of only we weren’t in Lockdown, then Wednesday 6th May 2020 could have been one of the better mornings this year for DF65 racing and more. Our roving reporter made a short visit to see the geese and have a short sail just to show us all what we were missing. The wind was straight down the lake from the clubhouse with a good A rig breeze.
Having apparently swum across the dock (the tip queue management blocked the road) with camera and transmitter above his head, he risked all to take some nice pictures with sun and very blue water.
Hopefully it will not be too long before we can start sailing again in some (limited) form.
Your committee will update members when government guidance is changed to allow some form of sailing with groups other than family members and travel from outside the area.
The Final Round of the POP Quiz goes at 19:00 and more than the previous weeks we anticipate a bit of head scratching over the weekend.
Martin Roberts heads up the leader board but nothing is a certainty with a few below him keen to knock him off.
There has not been a question that hasn’t had a correct answer to date, with a keenness to reading the questions carefully and doing your research thoroughly getting the best scores.
All kicks off from Friday 24th @ 19:00 BST until Sunday 26th at 19:00 BST
Round 3 of the BG Sails Pop Quiz will Open at 19:00 on Friday 17th April and Close at 19:00 on Sunday 19th. Something there for everyone and hopefully test the best of you. Follow the link below for the quiz and where you can also find the answers and Results for Rounds 1 and 2.
Round 2 of the BG Sails Pop Quiz will Open at 19:00 on Friday 10th April and Close at 19:00 on Sunday 12th. Something there for everyone and hopefully test the best of you. Follow the link below where you can find the answers and Results for Round 1.
There is Round 1 of a Radio Sailing Pop Quiz Championship running on the BGSails website until Sunday 5th April at 19:00 BST.
Whilst we are on lockdown, Brad has developed this to try and ease a little boredom and keep minds active thinking that we could try a Quiz dressed as a sailing event with scores over a series. Each round of the quiz will be posted on a Friday night at 19:00 during April and remain open for 48 hours.
Open to everyone and he will throw in a few prizes at the end of the April event (26th) and continue if it seems to work.