It is a truth universally acknowledged that the Byte Class suits lighter sailors. This does not mean that sailors need to diet to be in the class but that they are congenitally thin or small and can therefore eat as much as they wish without fear of consequences. So, once again the Combs SC open race was with us, not so much a race more a sailing and eating event.

It has come round again, the Combs Byte Open. Of all the traveller races this is the one not to miss. We have landscape, hospitality, camping, training and fierce competition!

There will be training on Saturday morning by Rick Whitehouse and Louis Saunders, both multiple National and Inland champions, followed by racing on Saturday afternoon and Sunday on this beautiful Peak District lake.

Pre-entries are looking good so come and join the fun. A good welcome can be guaranteed!

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Notice of Race

Unfortunately, due to extensive weed in the lake, this event has had to be cancelled.

Well that was a surprising Sunday for the Bytes! After a blast of a Nationals at Weston recently the next event was meant to be an open at Haversham Sailing Club near Milton Keynes but due to severe weed problems this was cancelled. All was not lost however because nearby Emberton Park Sailing Club stepped into the breach and offered the use of their weed free water.

The sun shone on Southampton water last Saturday with a brisk wind turning the water into a sparkling carpet in striped green and grey. A superb back drop for the Bytes with their glittering red trimmed Mylar sails. For this was the Byte National Championships at Weston Sailing club. Conditions were great, sailing was great and racing was fierce!