Category: Adventures

A Summer of Sailing

We had some wonderful sailing sessions over the Summer. A pretty good summer overall with lots of members getting out on the water and many sessions having 10 or more boats sailing and cruising...

St Andrews Trip 25.06.2016

Clara and Mr Bump launched on Saturday to catch the ebb tide to take them down river and then south to St Andrews. An ENE light breeze, fortified with some paddling/rowing, enabled an easy beat to...

Sailing to Lunan Bay

For the second year running, sailing to Lunan Bay was to be the annual highlight for the more experienced members of Dundee Sailing Club and it was a privilege for me to be among...

Cruising to East Haven

After a week of cold, sleety weather the sailing gods granted a beautiful sunny day for the Club’s first significant cruise of the season, to East Haven near Carnoustie. Five boats made the trip,...

12 October 2015

Sailing There’s still some sailing left, with 2 more Sunday sails scheduled in the program this month and the Royal Tay winter series starting this Sunday also – see details at http://www.royaltay.org/on-the-water/open-sailing-events/ Conditions were decent...

Lunan Bay Cruise

Four boats, 3 Wayfarers and Mr Bump, set off at 9.30 on Saturday morning, accompanied by Simon Ogston’s Bull 7000 keel boat from Tayport with 2 DSC members aboard. After initially drifting downriver on...

Caledonian Canal Cruise

Locks and lochs, swing bridges, camping, sailing and rowing, rain and midges and 6 gallant sailors from Dundee Sailing Club After a 1st night’s camp on the banks of Loch Linnhe at Corpach the...

New helms cruise

Sunday we had half-a-dozen boats on the water, an early start making up for the cancelled Newburgh trip. An enjoyable trip past the Pool sands at Tenstsmuir with some promising performances from newer helms...

Through the bridges, with some interesting weather

Another enjoyable sail on Sunday with 4 Wayfarers heading upriver with the tide, tacking in lovely conditions up under both bridges before turning back for a stop at “Davey’s beach” (the beach next to Davey Anderson’s...