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 £90.

Learn to Sail

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

Largest Fleet of the Summer Sees Excellent Racing

A good turnout, especially amongst the Supernova class saw some excellent racing on Sunday with a variety of legs includinga long run providinga good challenge. A good start in Race 1 saw Nick and Ruth Marlow lead the fleet away. They were slowly drawn in by Jon Adams and a couple of Supernovas. Jon eventually […]

Six new youth sailors … & expert paddlers!

6-9th August 2018 – Sunny weather and mostly gentle winds presented ideal conditions for six beginners to undertake the RYA Youth sailing course stages 1 and 2 under instruction from Jill Reid, Kevin Milton and Keith Brereton, assisted by Iona Reid. Whilst much sailing and some capsizing took place, the absence of wind on the […]

Youth Improvers Compete in Sunday Racing

The fifth Youth session so far this season commenced at 18:30 hrs on Friday 27th July with 5 juniors. The session started off with going over the towing manoeuvre, followed by the juniors taking turns with practising it out on the water while the other juniors did some follow the leader and sailing on a […]

Wanlip Sailing Club Visit This Weekend

Wanlip Sailing Club are making their annual pilgrimage to Attenborough this weekend. Will be about 15 visitors staying in tents and mobile homes with first arriving about lunchtime on Friday. As usual they will join in club racing on Sunday.

Final Weed Clearance

A big thanks to all the members who turned up on Tuesday evening to complete the weed clearing. Aided by the Bill Sheppard patented weed dredger, weed was cut away in the lagoon with three crewed boats then being used to rake the cut weed from the surface. Floating weed was also harvested from the […]

Thanks to the Weed Clearers

Thanks to all the members who on Sunday morning came to clear the weed. As expected the high winds had removed most of it but good work was done in clearing the small patches in the sailing area and the larger amount in the lagoon. We will clear anything left on Tuesday starting at 18:30hrs.

Help Required to Move Surface Weed

We are looking to remove the clumps of floating weed over the next few days and good to have a few volunteers to help on Sunday and Tuesday. Ray Kemish will be at club from 11:00hrs on Sunday for an hour or so of clearing and Andrew Goodman and I will be down at 18:30hr […]

Regatta Runs with Heat, Sun, Variable Wind and Weed

A pleasant sail by 15 boats saw the annual regatta completed on Sunday. Race Officer Brian Dennis did a great job giving the sailors challenging courses despite the variable wind. The event saw our ancient mariners out in force. Overall regatta winner was Mike Pritchard from Kevin Milton and Richard Savage. Ancient Mariner fleet was […]

Club Regatta This Sunday

We will run 3 45 minute races, the first at 12.00, the second and third back to back starting at 13.45. Categories will be Young Mariners (under 18 on date of event), Mariners (18-59 on date of event), and Ancient Mariners (60+ on date of event). Their will be prizes of first, second, and third […]

Beginner recommends ‘Friendly and Relaxed Club’

Glorious sunshine and good but variable winds presented 8 adult beginners, supported by enthusiastic instructors and safety crews, with a few challenges during the Summer Dinghy Sailing Course held over the last two weekends. A very BIG THANK YOU to Instructors Jeremy, Jill, Kevin and Nick (pictured) and Safety Crews Andrea, Carol, Mick and Richard. […]