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.

Duncan Tames Gusty Sunday – the Initial View

Pleasant weather but a gusty wind welcomed the competitors this Sunday. Duncan Adams won the first race easily from the ever improving Louis Mok and Ray Kemish third. Ray was trying his best for the Flying Centerboard early entry with three capsizes although was beaten in that area by a mammoth capsize by Kevin Milton […]

Spaces available for powerboat course

We have four spaces vacant still for the RYA powerboat level 2 course on the 10-12th May. We run this course for a very modest £25 for members only, to help us to maintain a competent base of crew to run the safety boats throughout the year, without which the club would not be able […]

Sunday Racing – the Initial View

Lighter winds than forecast allowed Race Officer Duncan Adams to set a testing course that enabled the competitors to visit almost all of our marker buoys. Race 1 was led away by Kevin Milton in his Phantom but Kevin Last slowly reeled him in to finish within a minute and of the Phantom and win […]

Dutyman Swapping Now Active

Apologies, as I had switched off duty swapping when loading the 2019 rota. Swapping is now activated again. Thanks to Dennis King for spotting and completing the first swap of the season with Malcolm Davidson. You will also see on the right of this page that the Dutyman calendar is starting to show more events […]

First race of the season – Alternative view

Seven boats took to the water for the first race of the season which started slowly in very light winds. By the first mark two Phantoms had started to show their speed in the light airs and got away. Named storm Freya was forecast to come in from the south west and as the race […]

Early Season Blossom for Duncan

A great start to the new season by Duncan Adams who won both races today in blustery conditions. Also a great performance by Ray Kemish to get two seconds. Last race saw a few retiring to try out the ambience of new clubhouse social area.

2019 Portsmouth Yardsticks Published

Not much excitement from the Dinghy show with only minor changes to PYs of our main classes: Comet 1207 +2 Laser 1099 +1 Lark 1073 +3 Radial 1145 +3 Supernova 1077 +2 Phantom 1002 +3 Topper 1363 +5 Solo 1043 0 Streaker 1128 0 Vision 1137 +9

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 […]