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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Martin Nelson

Martin Nelson

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 20:57

Joint Midlands Windsurf Training

See here for details of the latest plans for Windsurf training in the Midlands

Monday, 24 April 2017 21:17

Open Day - 13th May

Our second Open Day of the year will be on Saturday 13th May. Free sailing taster sessions and powerboat rides, plus windsurfing tasters with an RYA instructor (£25). Great fun for all ages! See the attached poster for more details.

Wednesday, 01 March 2017 23:24

Open Day - 1st April

Our first open day of 2017 will be on April 1st. (This is not an April fools!) Free entry, and free taster sessions/powerboat rides. Great fun for all the family!

Friday, 13 January 2017 17:01

Winter Talk: Being a Race Officer at BSC

Being Race Officer (OOD) at Burton Sailing Club - What to do and how to do it well

An interactive talk with qualified RYA Race Officer Howard Jones.

Free to all members and their visitors.

Bar open as usual.

Wednesday 8th Feb, 7:30pm, BSC Clubhouse.

Please let Adam know if you can make it.

Thursday, 22 December 2016 17:39

BSC presents an evening with Ian Walker

BSC presents in evening with Ian Walker.

For more info, and to buy tickets (£12.50 each), follow this link: https://midlandsdinghybitz.co.uk/an-evening-with-ian-walker.html

Thursday, 22 December 2016 17:16

BSC presents an evening with Steve Goacher

BSC presents an evening with Steve Goacher - Sailmaker and Championship winning Flying Fifteen sailor.

Wednesday 25th January 2017 @ 7:30pm

Visitors welcome!

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 12:10

First Aid Course - 3rd December

We will be running an RYA First Aid course on 3rd December. We currently still have spaces available. For more information, visit the Training tab above.

Friday, 21 October 2016 20:36

Drumfire Party - Friday 11th November

This year's drumfire party will be on Friday 11th November at 7:30pm. See the attached poster for more details.

Thursday, 30 June 2016 09:16

Regatta weekend

Our annual regatta weekend is  2nd/3rd July - this includes the fun and games of the Beach Bum too!

For more information, see the poster attached.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 22:32

Push The Boat Out - Saturday 14th May

Burton SC will be holding its annual open day on Saturday 14th May (10am-4pm) as part of the RYA Push The Boat Out week.

We will be offering sailing taster sessions with our experienced sailors and instructors in dinghies/keelboats, as well as windsurfing taster sessions and powerboat rides. You will have the opportunity to look around our facilities, including our clubhouse, training centre and grounds. Our fleet of training boats and windsurfers will also be on display, and we will be very pleased to tell you all about the training courses and membership packages we can offer. We are a fun, family club. We have a play area to entertain the kids if they're not on the water, and we will also be providing catering throughout the event. We look forward to your visit!

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