© Alexis Smith

GJW Direct Larks at Waldringfield Cartoon 2017

13th September

The local Lark fleet were joined by several visiting larks to provide a good turnout for the 2017 Cartoon trophy.
A westerly wind is always a tricky direction at Waldringfield, particularly at low water, so race officer Mike Pert started proceedings with a beat through the notorious Rocks. The pun... more

© Gareth Fudge

GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 4 - Overall

15th August

The 2017 GJW Direct Lark Nationals in Brixham wrapped up with 2 races on the final day.

First and second place had already been confirmed with Stuart and Nick Hydon convincingly winning the event ahead of Alan Krailing and Stephen Videlo.

PRO Sean Semmens delayed the start of race 8 while wait... more

© Gareth Fudge

GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 3

14th August

GJW Direct Lark Nationals at Brixham Day 3

Following their 3 consecutive victories on Sunday, all eyes were on Stuart and Nick Hydon to see if they could repeat their dominance. The previous night's Gold themed fancy dress party ensured there were many talking points, not least the 24 carrots stu... more

© Gareth Fudge

GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 2

14th August

Day 2 of the GJW Direct Lark Nationals dawned with a glorious summer day, but no wind. PRO Sean Semmens delayed by 2 hours, giving competitors opportunity to get their fancy dress outfits ready for the evening - the theme being Gold to celebrate the 50th year of Lark sailing.

Current champion St... more

Photos from GJW Direct Lark Nationals

13th August

Gareth Fudge has taken loads of great photos and they are all up on his website, Boatographic.co.uk.You can by prints, mugs, digital downloads. You can also share a link to Facebook. He is setting up a discount for multiple downloads today. Please support Gareth and buy lots of photos for yourself. ... more

GJW Direct Lark Nationals Day 1

12th August

2 races were scheduled for day 1 of the Lark Champs hosted by Brixham YC. With the wind blowing from the North West over the Paignton. We knew it was going to be shifty and with the wind anywhere between 5 and 22 knots it was a tricky day for the for the sailors and the race office.
Race was a lon... more

Fixtures

Date Event
23 Sep to 24 Sep Open meeting-Travellers Series Mounts Bay Sailing Club
14 Oct to 14 Oct Lark Masters Salcombe YC
15 Oct to 15 Oct Open meeting-Travellers Series Salcombe YC
All fixtures

Discussion Forum

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Subject Original Poster Last Reply Topic
Mounts Bay Open Nigel Hufton
21 Sep 17 14:44
General
Fixing Lark Boom Colin Rowe
19 Sep 17 06:36
Garry Packer
21 Sep 17 03:23
Technical
Rigging for a Baker Edmund Milano
31 Aug 17 15:41
Garry Packer
09 Sep 17 07:46
Technical
Tiller Dennis King
06 Aug 17 12:09
Dennis King
12 Aug 17 07:27
Technical
Crews available for opens Nigel Hufton
03 Aug 17 06:33
Racing
Nationals Crew Needed Will Kennedy
11 Jul 17 17:31
Nigel Hufton
03 Aug 17 06:32
Events
Helm needed for Nationals Nigel Hufton
03 Aug 17 06:31
General
Rig Tension Andrew Ward
04 Jul 17 07:02
Garry Packer
04 Jul 17 12:12
Technical
Centerboards James Pritchard
04 Jun 17 09:43
Charlie Roome
25 Jun 17 14:34
Technical
ian proctor boom but no way of tightening the clew. whats missing ? Robert Leigh
20 Jun 17 03:32
Garry Packer
20 Jun 17 11:08
Technical

Committee

The Lark Class Owners Association Committee is elected by the association members each year at the classes Annual General Meeting. The AGM takes place during the class National Championships.

Nigel Scott

Chairman

Nigel Hufton

Marketing

Steve Cumley

Nationals 2017

Nigel Denchfield

Fixtures and Facebook

Harry Pynn

Website

Charlie Roome

Finance

Steve Hall

Chief Measurer

Chris Holliman

Social Secretary