Home Page Home Page Home Page. About Us. Fixtures. Results. Other information. Home Page Newburgh Sailing Club
CELEBRATING 59 YEARS in 2017

Copyright Simon Richards and Newburgh Sailing club 2017

Have you ever said something that you later regretted even just a little bitty ?

If its Overheard, Overstated, or, Understated it goes on here !

“GP14’s don’t capsize !” - Henry Henderson
    GP14 Fleet Captain,  Discussing the virtues and stability of the GP14, and proceeding to capsize the boat the next day.

“The RYA will never change the Solo handicap, its a benchmark !” - Ian Cameron

    Solo Fleet Captain, discussing the merits of the RYA handicap system and how certain boats are bench markers.


“We are on the wrong sail for these winds boy !” - Roger Horner

    Speaking about his B plan, at the start of a race in light winds 10 minutes before an F7- gusting 8 blew in.

    A sustained gust of F8 was recorded at Dundee airport at the time of the race.


“Just one more win and its mine !” - David Chisholm

   Getting excited about potentially winning the first ever laser class trophy, but capsizing at the start of the final race.


“I wasn’t far behind you though !” - Pete Low

   On coming ashore after crossing the line 16 minutes after the boat he was chasing.

    but to be fair to Pete, 30 minutes before the last boats on the water retired.


“I was sure I had it, I didn’t think it was that windy !” - Henry Henderson

   Discussing a capsize after attempting to gybe in an F6-7, despite everyone else doing 270’s, some folk never learn !

   The same day during the race Dundee airport recorded sustained gusts of F8.


“You were a sadist in another life I think !” - Chris Todd
    Chris Todd talking to Henry Henderson after Henry put out a rather long course as OD on a very warm sunny day that seen

    The race last almost an hour.


“Local rules apply !” - John Hutt

   John bawled this at three boats in a photo finish on the line as he couldn't get all the numbers and times in quickly enough.
    When asked what it meant he replied that the three of them were disqualified !.


“Just put a plaster on it lassie” - Peter Low

   Discussing his bleeding head at the clubhouse.

   Then sometime later receiving medical glue at Dundee Royal Infirmary after a two hour wait to see a doctor.