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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.
This Sunday (7th) sees the final races in the Spring series for Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets plus the Slow and Fast Fleet series. All to play for in most fleets, and light winds should make for some interesting racing. For rest of July we have the Summer Series – first race a general handicap […]
After a successful launch in June with nearly 40 members attending, largest turnout this year for any event, we have our second Saturday evening race followed by the famous Kelly BBQ. Forecast is light winds and a warm evening so a pleasant way to spend a few hours. Race starts at 17:30hrs and BBQ from […]
Sunshine, a fresh breeze and the promise of a good time set the scene for Attenborough Sailing Club’s 60th Anniversary Regatta. Race 1, Not Backward In Going Forward. On the face of it a normal handicap race, except OODs Keith and Josie Adams’ course included a downwind leg from mark 1 to 3 which was […]
Some good racing on Sunday with excellent courses set by Race Officer, Brian Davies. As usual biggest fleet was in the Gold fleet, won by Mike Pritchard from Bob Cuerstemont and Jill Reid, who was celebrating her 18th birthday. The Silver fleet was won by Nick and Ruth Marlow from Nick Colbeck and Iona Reid. […]
Five visitors joined with seven of our own club boats for this years Comet Open at Attenborough SC. The fleet got away to a clean start in light shifty conditions for the first race and soon Bob Dodds sailing 869 was pulling away from the fleet. The course was roughly a figure of eight around […]
Great courses by Race Officer Mike Pritchard and excellent weather and wind produced two excellent races on Sunday. The Gold fleet was won by Paul Jago from Ray Kemish and Bob Cuerstemont. Paul leads overall from Mike Pritchard and Ray with Bob and Jill Reid in contention. With two races to go, Andrew Beaumont is […]