About Attenborough Sailing Club

Attenborough Sailing Club is located between Nottingham & Derby. The club enjoys the use of 65 acre Coneries Lagoon adjacent to Attenborough Nature Reserve. We pride ourselves on the friendly atmosphere of our club and new members are always welcome! Members enjoy a variety of racing, cruising & social activities. Club racing takes place on Sundays & Wednesday evenings throughout the year and support a number of different dinghy classes, particularly Comet, Supernova, Laser & Phantom.

Join the Club

No joining fee and single membership only £114.

Learn to Sail

2018 course dates for adults and under 18s now published.

Your season starts 3rd march

The first race of the season starts at 14:00 on 3rd March. Is your boat ready? Have you checked all those ropes and shackles so that you get a smooth start to the season? The first series is the Snowdrop with two races on a Sunday afternoon. The first will start at 14:00 hrs. Hope […]

Winter Working Parties – week 4

Another good day down at the club work party last Saturday. A mild morning meant that we could get on with some of the maintenance tasks, and over 20 members came to lend a hand. Many thanks 👏👏 It was great to see some of the Juniors helping Jill Reid start the preparation of the […]

Winter Working Parties – Week 2

A good turnout this morning with 22 members turning out to help with the maintenance around the club. The bottom of the white dory was cleaned in preparation or the hole to be repaired. The new steps built by Nick Colbeck were put into place after paving slabs were placed at their foot.

Cold Turkey 2018

Nine boats took to the water in this years Cold Turkey race today in light force 2 to 3 south westerly winds. All boats were single handers ranging from a Phantom to a Topper and ages ranging 11 to 70+. All boats got away cleanly and very soon the fleet sorted itself out with the […]

Christmas Drifter – more photos added

Light winds and clear skies set the backdrop to the 2018 Christmas Handicap Race and Party. Conditions favoured those skilled at sitting or standing still for 50 minutes. Prizes were awarded to Kevin Last, Paul Kelly and Duncan Adams who finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd adults and Juniors Jill, Tabatha and Ella, three up in […]

Festive Sailing

We have the Christmas Race at 13:00hrs on Sunday 16th December with prizes for overall winners, best junior and best dressed boat. On Boxing Day we have a race starting at 11:30hrs, a great opportunity to get rid of the Christmas Day hangover and still get home in time for Boxing Day lunch. Again overall […]

Kevin Last Wins the Frostbites

Nick and Ruth Marlow and Paul Kelly won the two races on Sunday but overall honours go to Kevin Last who won both series all, narrowly from the Marlows by 0.3 and 1 point respectively. Paul Jago continued with all the threes coming third overall in both series having come third in every race sailed. […]

Frostbite Wins for Duncan Adams and Kevin Last

Series 1 race was won by Duncan Adams from Paul Kelly and Paul Jago; Paul Kelly sailing a brand new boat on her first time on the water. Series 2 race was won by Kevin Last from from Ruth and Nick Marlow and Paul Jago; Paul has actually been third in all eight races he […]

Juniors ‘clean up’ and Popcorn awarded Best Crew at 2018 Laying Up Supper

Over 40 club members attended the 2018 Laying up supper, organised by Amanda and Paul Smith and held at Via Fossa in Nottingham last Saturday Night. After enjoying a 3 course dinner, awards, organised by outgoing RC Sailing Ray Kemish, were presented by new Commodore Keith Brereton to race winners, for Most Improved and for Best […]

2019 Duty Rota Bookings Now Being Taken

I have put some sheets up in the barge clubhouse for you to enter race duties for next season. Please enter 3 to 4 dates. The sheet will be up until after the Boxing Day race. I will try and honour all dates entered. For those who aren’t able to enter dates then duties will […]