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!
Laser sailor and occasional 505 crew
RYA Dinghy instructor
The bar will be open and the BBQ lit for a relaxing evening by the water.
Enjoy a social sail or take time to practise and try out new sailing techniques and ideas...
Try your hand in a different boat or offer your services as crew in one of the double handers! Our 505 and flying fifteen fleets are always on the lookout for enthusiastic crew!
For our novices and intermediate sailors, we have a wealth of experienced sailors at the club who will be more than happy to help to improve your experience on the water. Coaching sessions and feedback will be offered on a regular basis for anyone wishing to take part.
Our windsurfers and youth academy sailors will also be on the water during the evening under the watchful eye of our experienced RYA instructors and coaches.. New members are always welcome so come along and join the fun!
If you would like to find out more of what Burton Sailing Club has to offer, why not get in touch and arrange to pop down and take a look.
Congratulations to our Commodore, Martin Nelson and Vice Commodore, Malcolm Hall on qualifying as RYA senior instructors.
Congratulations also go to Club members Martin Nelson (again) and Matt Pritchard who have both recently qualified as Power boat Instructors.
Finally congratulations to Henry Merton and Carl Avery for qualifying as Dinghy Sailing Instructors... Well done to you all!
Becoming and instructor, assistant instructor or coach can be very rewarding... Look out for our upcoming Instructor training courses
Why not pop down to the club on a Friday evening (Family social night) or on racedays (Wednesday evening and Sunday all day) have a look around the club and have a chat to some of our members (we are a friendly bunch! Alternatively just send us a message to arrange a taster session in Sailing or windsurfing.DON'T KNOW HOW TO SAIL?.. NO PROBLEM!
EVERYONE WELCOME! So please come along to find out more.
Our powerboat training courses are now available to book online.
These are a two day course suitable for people with little or no previous experience.
Again these courses prove very popular so please book early to avoid disappointment.
We are now taking bookings online for our 2018 sailing courses.
These courses do tend to fill up quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Discounts are available to club members on all of our sailing and training courses.