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!
Come along to our open day on Saturday 23rd May and discover all that is great about our club and the wonderful sport of sailing and windsurfing. No need to book, just turn up on the day!
Free sailing taster sessions, windsurfing demonstrations and power boat rides... Dont forget to spread the word and bring along your family and friends.
What a super day we had at this years 'Push the Boat Out' Open day
Huge thanks to all that helped out on the day in whatever capacity. You really did help to make the day a huge success!
Feedback from our visitors was fantastic, with quite a number having now joined our club or signed up for our upcoming training courses.
To our visitors, thank you all for attending and we look forward to seeing you at the club again soon. Please click here for more information about our courses and club membership
Burton Sailing Club invites you and your family to come to try sailing for FREE at the club’s Sail for Gold Open Day on Monday 7 May!
This fun-filled Open Day at this family friendly club on Foremark Reservoir in South Derbyshire runs from 11am until 4pm and is guaranteed to offer something for everyone.
Whether getting your first taste of sailing under the watchful eye of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors or simply sampling the social side of what life at Burton SC has to offer, the Sail for Gold Open Day doors are open to welcome everyone regardless of age, gender or experience. Just bring a change of clothes, soft-soled shoes and waterproofs and the club will supply everything else you need! Burton SC is a recognised RYA Training Centre, meaning it conforms to the highest standards of quality and safety in the world.
Burton SC are enthusiastic participants in the RYA’s nationwide London 2012 initiative, Sail for Gold, celebrating Britain's unmatched Olympic sailing heritage and inspiring more people to get out on the water more regularly. Throughout the year, the club will be running special events under the Sail for Gold banner to bring the buzz of the Olympics as close as home to possible for everyone, wherever they live.
As well as getting the chance to get afloat, you will be able to see a display of the different boats typically sailed at Burton SC, used for introducing the complete novice to sailing through to boats raced and sailed for pleasure on the club's waters. There will also be refreshments available from the club's bar and barbecue.