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Welcome to K-S-A.

Killington Sailing Association welcomes all types of sailors and canoeists to our lake. The presence of wind turbines gives an indication of good wind conditions on most days with a prevailing SW wind. Racing takes place in an informal fashion on Wednesday evenings during BST. There is no formal instruction for sailors but peer teaching can be arranged. Several youth groups use the lake such as Kendal Sea Cadets and Lancaster Sea Scouts as well as many clients from Bendrigg Lodge. New members are always welcome and contact should be made initially to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Clubhouse Sat Nav: LA8 0NW

  
K.S.A
22 Hill Street
Carnforth
Lancs LA5 9DY
 
 
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Newsletter

 

Welcome to the Spring Newsletter from the KSA Committee. 

In an attempt to keep members better informed we have outlined some of the actions that have happened during the winter months and what is to come this season. 

 

Work completed so far 

We had a successful workday last month which resulted in the clubhouse being made ready for the season and the grounds being cleared of debris. big thanks to those who could make it on the day. 

The weather station has been replaced and is being tested before being attached to the old jetty, big thanks to Myles Ripley.  

Peter Melling has created and installed a kayak rack for members to use. 

Planned work 

Replace defective window units. 

Make alterations to the clubhouse partition. 

Look at the triangular berth area to make better use of the space. 

Construct two canoe racks along the boundary fence. 

 

Events 

  • Laser Open – Saturday 27th April. 

  • RYA Push The Boat Out  Sunday 5th May 11.00 – 3.00. 

(both events need helpers on the day, please contact Myles Ripley) 

  • Tuesday night improver sessions start 30th April 6.00 – 8.30, contact Myles Ripley. 

  • Wednesday night racing starting mid April, contact Pete Lawson. 

  • Bart’s Bash – Saturday 14th September, Help needed, contact Myles. 

  • WLYC 24 Hour Race – 14th – 15th September, contact Pete Lawson. 

  • Arnside Sailing Club will again be running sailing courses at Killington for adults, women and cadets. These courses are open the KSA members. 

Other news 

  • Fundraising is underway for a family boat, a Hartley 15, to add to the boats available for members to use. 

  • Berth users will be issued with boat stickers to help with the identification of boats onsite. 

  • Broadband providers B4RN will be working towards connecting the clubhouse during the year. Volunteers will be needed to help with the dig. 

  • When a committee member is onsite they will wear a KSA high-viz jacket to identify themselves if anyone needs advice. 

Other stuff 

  • Members using club boats must remember to ensure the boat is securely fastened down with the cover on after use, and to sign the logbook. 

  • Will dog owners who bring their dogs on site please keep them on a lead and under control at all times. Clean up after them and remove any deposits off the site. Dogs are not allowed in the clubhouse.  

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