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

2019 course dates for adults and under 18s now published.

2019 Youth Sailing Course Teaches Topper Swimming!

5-8th August 2019 – Sunny weather and and challenging winds  set the scene for seven beginners to undertake the RYA Youth sailing course stages 1 and 2 under instruction from Jill Reid, Kevin Milton, Keith Brereton and the latest addition to the Instructor Team, Iona Reid. Whilst sailing, towing and some capsizing took place, light […]

Wanlip Boost Sunday Fleet

The annual Wanlip SC visit boosted the fleet on Sunday with 26 boats racing over the two races. With many members and visitors on shore plus the sea cadets taking rowing training there were over 80 people at the club, busiest it has been for many years. The two race series between ASC and Wanlip […]

Adult Beginners and RYA Give Attenborough Full Marks!

This Summer’s RYA Adult Dinghy Sailing course successfully qualified 6 beginners including ASC members Helen Clough-Jones and Emma Beeton. The students also gave the new facilities and Instruction top marks all across the board including some great feedback – ‘Great Course and Very Helpful Instructor’s’, ‘Very Keen To Come Back & Continue Sailing’, ‘Thoroughly Enjoyed […]

Sunday Drizzle Sees wins for Kevin and Duncan

Light rain all afternoon but a good win and some excellent course by Race Officer Jill Reid saw some good racing and for the first time in over two years as many boats raced the second race as the first one. Kevin last won the overall handicap race with Iona Reid winning the Cygnet junior […]

Fire Action

Fire drill!

Some of you may have noticed that we now have signs in the clubhouse indicating fire points where extinguishers are positioned and also telling us what to do in the case of a fire. In support of these we now have an evacuation and action document copies of which will be put on the notice […]

Marlow’s Start the Summer with a Win

A great performance in tricky winds, saw Nick and Ruth Marlow win the second summer handicap series race from Paul Kelly and Nick Whiles with Jeff Marshall fifth after an excellent race in his Radial; Paul leads overall after two races from Paul Jago and Josie Adams. Nick and Ruth also won the Fast Fleet […]

Wednesday Nights Get Popular

Great turnout on Wednesday with 21 boats on the water sailing an intriguing course and excellent start line set by Race Officer Phil Burnham. The start saw and in form Paul Kelly pushed on to the committee boat by equally in form Paul Jago; resulting 720 meant Paul Kelly had a lot to make up. […]

Malcolm’s Day

Some skilful sailing in the light and variable winds saw Malcolm Davidson survive relegation from the Gold Fleet and get third in the Slow Fleet as the last Spring Series races were held. In both cases his success was at expense of Louis Mok, which just highlights how competitive the Gold fleet is. Mike Pritchard […]

Roger Day Wins Battle of the Visions

Saturday evening race saw three of our top sailors take to the water in RS Visions free after RYA training. Roger Day was first Vision with a stunning performance beating Ray Kemish and Kevin Last. In other classes, Mike Pritchard in a Laser won overall from Rich Chaney in his Supernova.