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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Tuesday, 03 December 2019 14:30

Book your 2020 sailing and windsurfing lessons now

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Learn to Sail or Windsurf at Burton Sailing Club....

Bookings are now being taken for our popular 'Start sailing' and 'Start Windsurfing' beginners courses.

Our courses are specifically designed by the RYA to deliver first class training for complete beginners. Our friendly and patient RYA qualified instructors will teach you the basics of sailing and get you afloat safely in our level 1 'start sailing course' we will then build your confidence and abilities and aim to have you sailing on your own during our level 2 course.

We offer courses for individuals or families and our youth courses are perfect for children under 16 to participate in.

All equipment is supplied by the club, so you just need to bring yourself and a willingness to learn.

Courses are run during the summer here at Foremark reservoir over a series of weekends and are suitable for all ages from 8 to 88. Watch this short 'Start sailing' video

Courses do tend to fill up quite quickly so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. Please 'Click here' for booking information.

 

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Carl Avery

Laser sailor and occasional 505 crew

RYA Dinghy instructor

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