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. […]

Youth Improvers take to the water

We had a great turnout at yesterday’s Youth Session, with 9 juniors taking to the water. We started the session by sailing in the middle of the lake, before venturing off around the lake doing follow the leader, which ended up with a couple of capsizes for some of the Youths. Then, Keith taught us […]

A busy Saturday on the water

A gorgeous afternoon, weatherwise, with light winds, perfect for getting back on the water after a cold winter and that’s exactly what 12 of our younger sailors did under the watchful eye of Dinghy Instructor Jill. More fun, games and coaching will take place this Friday evening. Beeston Scouts also carried out part of the […]

Do you need a road trailer?

We have seven road trailers which with minimal work could be made road worthy. They are currently at the rear of the old Ladies changing room cabin for viewing. If you would like to make a bid for any of these please do so before 18th May otherwise they will be offered on a well […]

Newly Qualified Powerboaters Include Under 16s

Last weekend’s damp and breezy conditions saw 6 members, including 2 juniors, take to the water in various club powerboats. Instructors Bill and Jeremy guided students Iona, Tara, Darcey, Paul, Ruth and Liz through low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, driving at planing speed and collision regulations providing them with the skills necessary to […]

2018 Training Dates Published

The training programme for 2018 has now been published on the website and includes RYA courses covering First Aid, Adult Beginners Sailing, Youth Sailing and Powerboating. Visit the Training section for details. At time of writing there are places available on all courses except the Powerboat course for club members which is full due to […]