Please select your home edition
Edition
Rooster GETSEASMART 728x90
Product Feature
Multihull Seamanship by Gavin Le Sueur
Multihull Seamanship by Gavin Le Sueur

Great North Asymmetric Challenge (GNAC) 2019 - Preview

by Mik Chappell 20 Mar 15:31 GMT 13-14 April 2019
Great North Assymetric Challenger (GNAC) at Bassenthwaite © William Carruthers

This year's Great North Asymmetric Challenge (GNAC) at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club will be held on 13 14 April 2019.

The event will be an 8 race series sailed on windward/leeward courses, open to all asymmetric dinghies and Vortexes. More details and online entry can be found here.

There will be an evening meal available for all competitors in the clubhouse on Saturday evening (additional meals can be booked) and plenty of good banter at the bar, along with an 'Old Skool Game Night'. Camping is available onsite.

The entry fee will be £25 for double handers and £15 for single handers for entries received online by Monday 8th April. Entries received after that date will be £35 for double handers and £25 for single handers. A discount of £5 is available to helms aged 17 or under.

The club will be open from 17:00 on Friday 12th April. The first start will be at 13:00 on Saturday 13th April.

Read what happened in the RS400 fleet at our 2018 GNAC here.

We hope to see many familiar and new faces on the start line in April!

Related Articles

GP14 Masters & Youth Championship
Bassenthwaite microclimate defies forecast A select group of nine masters and four youths arrived at Bass SC eager to get sailing in the continuing Indian summer conditions of the Lake District. There were clear blue skies, and a warm south easterly wind to greet sailors. Posted on 4 Oct
The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week overall
Final weekend racing for the Cutty Sark Challenge Sponsored by The Lakes Distillery, The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week's final weekend, racing for the Cutty Sark Challenge, brought a change in conditions. The sun said goodbye and the breeze picked up a notch. Posted on 14 Aug
The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week update
RNLI pursuit held on Thursday With lighter winds forecast on Thursday, sailors were pleased to be resting their muscles somewhat. Fortunately the rain showers stayed away, and the sun broke through for a glorious afternoon. Posted on 11 Aug
The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week update
More fun, games and sailing at Bassenthwaite Sailing Club Following on from the weekend's sailing and partying, the schedule offers a lay morning on Monday before the legendary round the lake race if the wind allows (which it didn't). Posted on 8 Aug
158 boats for the first weekend at Bass Week
Sunshine at The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week After months of preparation The One Bassenthwaite Lake Sailing Week commenced with sunshine as the big team of helpers welcomed this year's visitors who were eager to set up camp from the moment the gate opened. Posted on 6 Aug
Graduate Northerns at Bassenthwaite
A very enjoyable weekend for the fleet With the first race scheduled for the afternoon, the wind forecast was not promising. As expected, it gradually died off through the morning as the fleet of 10 Graduates gathered on the shores of beautiful Lake Bassenwthaite. Posted on 4 Aug
Mirror Inlands at Bassenthwaite
Also the Youth & Junior, and Singlehanded Championships There was an entry of twenty boats of which seventeen took to the water. The less-than-expected numbers are likely to have been due to the forecast of extremely light winds over the two days. Five crews had travelled from other northern clubs. Posted on 15 Jul
Bass Week Runners and Riders
And prizes including The Lakes Distillery vodka! It's one month to the One Bassethwaite Sailing Week 2019! Over 150 boats have pre entered and many more are expected. We are all set for another great week of racing and socialising. Posted on 4 Jul
NW Juniors and Topper NW Championship at Bass
A combined entry of 50 boats take part An impressive fleet of 50 boats took to the water to sail the North West Junior and Youth Traveller Series & Topper NW Areas Championships at Bassenthwaite Sailing club with helm and crew under 19. Posted on 1 Jul
Lasers at Bassenthwaite
12 boats race on a dull damp day It was a dull damp day on Saturday at Bassenthwaite but this did not deter 6 visitors joining 6 home boats for the annual Laser open. Posted on 10 Jun