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Is WGUK for me?

At the BGA conference last Saturday someone told me that she had never paid much attention to WGUK because she thought it’s all just about competitions and she’s not interested in that. There are other things she would like WGUK

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You can now join WGUK!

WGUK is open to all and you don’t have to join to attend WGUK events.  But if you want to support a good cause aimed at getting more women doing more gliding, why not join us, get a warm glow

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Winter Development Day Impressions

I’ve finally managed to upload some photos of the winter development day, which this year was kindly hosted by the London Gliding Club at Dunstable. My personal highlight was Allison’s account of having to butcher a pig on a survival

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Previous Events and Resources

Winter Development Day 2014 This was a hoot with where just over 20 people shared tips on how to have more fun doing more flying and took inspiration from other people’s stories.  Event programme was: 10:30 Arrival, coffee, introductionsMorning sessions

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NYR…nuts and bolts

That sentence may have started ‘Someone calls me…’ Lots of little things need to be exactly right for optimum performance; today I’ve been cleaning my trailer.  There is now a large white thing on the drive rather than a large

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NYR… how to get the most from my year

For the last couple of days I’ve been thinking about how to get the most out of my flying year.  If I want to improve my comp performance, I need to do a mixture of comp flying, club XC and

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NYR HowIDunnit…and howIwilldoit…

Ensconced today with Ayala and Jeremy and last year’s Club Class traces looking for clues as to the priority areas for practice this year.  Want to learn how to do this for your own flying? Join us at Dunstable on

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NYR – Enter the Club Class Nationals

So I did…

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NYR Day 2 Dry January??

No no, not referring to alcohol, just wondering if it will stop raining… It did yesterday of course so my prep included going for a run.  Readers from last year will remember I’d just taken up running and was working

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Happy New Year!

As the rain lashes down outside I’m looking at competition calendars to plan what comps I’m doing this year.  I’m looking for an early blast to get me going, then some good people to fly against prior to the Club

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