Welcome to the Burton Sailing Club website

We are a fun, family club that provides a vast range of activities from training for beginners to regular racing, windsurfing and offshore sailing.

We enjoy excellent sailing facilities at Foremark Reservoir amidst the dramatic Derbyshire countryside, in the heart of the National Forest within easy reach of Derby, Nottingham, Burton, Leicester and Loughborough.

More information about the activities we offer, and membership, is given via the tabs above, and the latest news from the club is given below. We hope you enjoy reading about our club, and come and visit us at Foremark soon!

 Click here for info about up-coming sailing, powerboating and windsurfing courses

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LATEST NEWS

Thursday, 12 November 2020 21:16

2021 Membership now available

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We would like to say a huge 'THANK YOU' to all of our members for your support, patience and cooperation during a very volatile 2020. Despite it being a very difficult year on the water, membership numbers have continued to rise and on the whole the club has maintained a very friendly and enjoyable atmosphere this summer. As you are all fully aware, the country remains in a period of lockdown at the moment but we hope to return to our regular sailing activities  on Saturday 5th December. We sincerely hope that 2021 is going to be a much better…
***2021 Fleet Racing*** We are now putting together our calendar for 2021 and are particularly keen to welcome visiting fleets old and new to Foremark Reservoir. If you are looking to expand your class association’s existing circuit or are looking for a great venue for class training or your inland or end of season championships, then Burton Sailing Club is definitely the place for you.  We boast some of the best sailing facilities in the area with 230 acres of reservoir nestled in the dramatic Derbyshire countryside.Centrally located, We offer ample parking facilities with no height restriction, ensuring easy and…
Well done to all of the junior windsurfers taking part in the regional junior windsurfing championships at Burton Sailing Club on Saturday. In a year that has hampered the usual vibrant junior windsurfing scene with so many competitions cancelled, it was great to finally be able to get out on the water for some competitive sailing. It was also a joy to see some of our newest 'Foremark Flyers' taking part in their very first competion and coming away with medals too! Very well done to you all and once again, may we express our sincere thanks to all on…
Sunday, 13 September 2020 21:14

Arthur George Memorial Trophy

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Club members old and new are invited to come along and join us for this years, Arthur George memorial Trophy, on Sunday 27th September 2020. Due to the finale of the Ok Inland championships taking place in the morning, this years race will feature an afternoon start starting around 2pm. Arthur loved a good pursuit race and so should you. A bumper turnout is expected and some great fun on the water. Whether you knew Arthur or not, you are welcome to come along and take part.  There will be lunch available pre-race and drinks in the bar after the…
Sunday, 13 September 2020 07:49

RS Aero Open September 2020

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We enjoyed an almost perfect day with a good breeze of around 10kn gusting 16kn and sunshine all the way for our first RS Aero open meeting at Burton Sailing Club. The event was due to form part of a newly formed Midland series but Covid-19 had other plans! Congratulations to Craig Williamson of Staunton Harold SC, taking first place overall with 3 bullets using the 7 rig and to Chris Larr of Northampton SC, finishing second overall using the 9 rig. There was some very close racing throughout the day with lots of gains and losses made. Read the full…
Monday, 07 September 2020 07:49

Supernova Inland Championships 2020

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I just wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone that helped out over the weekend for our first major event since reopening the club. The event was a huge success and very well received by the visiting Supernova class association. Congratulations to Matt Biggs of Blithfield SC, taking top prize in what turned out to be a very close contest. Read the full Yachts and Yachting race report here We are really looking forward to quite a number of upcoming events during September, with the RS Aero fleet visiting this coming Saturday 12th September, The regional Junior windsurf championships…

Upcoming Events

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05 Dec 2020
Loughborough Training
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05 Dec 2020
RYA Windsurf Training
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06 Dec 2020
RYA Windsurf Training
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06 Dec 2020
Winter Series
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12 Dec 2020
Foil & Techno Training
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12 Dec 2020
Loughborough Training
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13 Dec 2020
Foil & Techno Training
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13 Dec 2020
Winter Series
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20 Dec 2020
Christmas Cracker
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03 Jan 2021
Working Party
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09 Jan 2021
Working Party
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10 Jan 2021
Frostbite Series