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.
Jill Reid sailing her first race of the season won the Gold Fleet on Sunday from Ray Kemish and Bob Cuerstemont. Silver fleet was won by Kevin Last from Rob Corner and Iona Reid. Bronze fleet was won by Paul Kelly from Brian Davies and Don Bishop.
Yesterday, the new clubhouse hosted the 2019 Fitting Out Supper which took place after Friday evening sailing. Thanks to Paul Smith for entertaining us with a quiz. Well done to the winning adult team ‘Barton Islanders’ and the winning juniors team ‘Super Sailors’. Apparently House of the Rising Sun was also the first hit single […]
Club members are invited to The Fitting Out ‘Pizza and Quiz’ Supper this Friday, 12th April, 7.30pm after Friday night cruising, in the new clubhouse. Food costs £6 per adult and £3 per child on the night.
We had a great afternoon at the sailing club with some sunshine and a good breeze with the occasional squall blowing through.
A nice light wind welcomed the start of the Spring series. In the first race both Phantoms had gear failure even before the start and at the start Nick and Ruth Marlow were too enthusiastic and recalled by Race Officer Ray Kemish. So good racing on a testing course with along beat and the usual […]
Sunday sees the first of nine races for the Spring series. First race at 14:00hrs is for teh Gold, Silver and Bronze fleets. 2019 allocations are shown in the table. If not in Gold or Silver fleet then will race in Bronze fleet. As for previous seasons we will have 3 up, 3 down between […]
With today being Mothering Sunday entries for the last two races in the Snowdrop series was low. Just five boats took to the water for the first race in a stiff force 4 to 5 ENE wind. Although there were five different boats involved ranging from Phantom to Laser Radial racing was close for the […]
This coming weekend (Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March) will see the start of the 2019 casual sailing season and the forecast is looking good.
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 […]
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 […]