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!
See here for details of the latest plans for Windsurf training in the Midlands
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.
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!
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.
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
BSC presents an evening with Steve Goacher - Sailmaker and Championship winning Flying Fifteen sailor.
Wednesday 25th January 2017 @ 7:30pm
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.
This year's drumfire party will be on Friday 11th November at 7:30pm. See the attached poster for more details.
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.
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!