Following the distribution of the ‘Clyde SB3 Class Proposal’ in September an information and social evening was held on 27th October at The Lansdowne Bar & Kicthen in Glasgow’s West End. Despite some last minute cancellations 25 people made it to the event which was hosted by Scottish SB3 Class Representative Doug Paton.
Following beer and pizza a 40 minute presentation was given which was followed by an open question and answer session. The presentation covered a range of points including; an overview of the boats, opportunities for the 2012 season, berthing & launching facilities, available boats and sponsorship opportunities. Feedback from those that attended would suggest that the evening was a success and we are now aware of a further 2 definite owners presently looking for boats as well as 4 other individuals or syndicates giving the opportunity serious consideration.
At the request of some of the attendees we will be holding a demo sail weekend on Saturday 26th November between 11:00 – 14:00 (weather dependent) where interested owners and crew can come and try out a boat.
If you are interested and have not already registered for a demo sail, can you please email Douglas Paton (email@example.com) with your preferred time.
Aside from strengthening the local class the focus now turns to securing a class sponsor for the boats in 2012 and finalising details for the 2012 Laser SB3 Scottish Championships due to be held at the Brewin Dolphin Scottish Series. Interest has been received from as far as Holland and Belgium for this event and we look set to welcome competitors from England and Ireland for what is sure to be a great Scottish Championship.