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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Final Spring Series Races this Weekend

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 […]

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Casual Sailing & BBQ

As usual, we will be out for casual sailing, and this Friday we will also be firing up the BBQ.

Guide Dogs Say Thanks To Iona

You may remember that ASC youth sailor Iona spent the whole of 2018 raising money for Water Aid and the Guide Dogs. After many cake bakes, sponsorships and sailing events she raised the fabulous sum of £1000 which was split equally between the two charities. Today, 8 month old white Labrador Harvey and 2 year […]

Successful Saturday Evening Race and Social

A very active Saturday at Attenborough. The day saw youth training followed by casual sailing. At 6pm we had the first Saturday race at the club for many years with six entries drifting around the pond. Thanks to Paul Kelly for being Race Officer with Bill Reid and James Kelly overseeing rescue and Roger Day […]

Spring Series Fills June

We have had a disrupted last few weeks with tripartites, bank holidays and pursuit races but for the first four Sundays in June we return to the Spring Series (Gold, Silver and Bronze and then Fast and Slow races). With better weather forecast it would be good to see racing numbers increase. The last weekend […]