X - Dales '21 Challenge

By Carl Fairhurst on  August 13, 2021 10:17

The X - Dales '21 Challenge will run over the extended weekend of the 10,11,12th September to coincide with the DHPC social event.  All the relevant details relating to entry, format, rules, safety, task, and scoring etc are available via the link below. New information may be added as necessary.

For more details, go to https://www.xcflight.com/x-dales-21-challenge/

Club Awards 2021

By Carl Fairhurst on  February 21, 2021 15:08

Congratulations to the following award winners for 2021.

Pilot Improvement Award

PG Pilot Improvement Award: Tamas Merk

PG Pilot Improvement Award: Emma Wrathall

HG Pilot Improvement Award: Doug Neill

Newcomer Award PG

Newcomer Award: Hannah Price
Newcomer Award: John Pomfret

Local Flight Award

Best Local Flight Jim Ashley

Best Flight

Best XC Flight from a Pennine Site: Jacob

Loop League Winner

Loop League: Brian Stewart

Fun Class League Winner

PSC Fun Class: Jacob Cleverley

Sport Class and Overall League Winner

PSC League Overall: Phil Wallbank

Retrieve Award

Retrieve Award: Lynda Baillie

Representing the Club

Representing the Club: Barry John Sayer

The William Marshall Trophy

William Marshall Trophy for Services to the Club: Paul Redman

Bent Upright Award

Bent Upright: Graham Jones

Congratulations to all award winners.

Northern Challenge Series 2021

By Carl Fairhurst on  February 9, 2021 11:39

All 2021 tasks for the Northern Series (Main and Hike & Fly) now available at


To save you looking for the changes. They are

* A new Stags task

* A changed Murton task

* A new, later start date 1st March due to Covid. ALL BHPA or Club directives over-ride this.

* A new EN C and below award. Glider rating required when you enter a flight and displayed.

* Scoring algorithm and rules remain the same. ALL individual club rules apply to all sites on which a task is based.

For more information see https://www.xcflight.com/northern-challenge-series-2021/

Northern XC League

By Carl Fairhurst on  June 5, 2019 11:05

There is now a Northern XC league competition designed to allow northern clubs to compete without the issues of getting to some of the more distant long distance take offs.

The six clubs involved are:

  • Cumbria Soaring Club
  • Dales Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club
  • North Yorkshire Sailwing Club
  • Northumbria Hang Gliding and Paragliding Club
  • Pennine Soaring Club
  • Sir George Cayley Sailwing Club

For more details see https://www.northernxcleague.com/