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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LATEST NEWS

Saturday, 07 September 2013 13:18

Events on Saturday 14th Sept

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Burton SC will be hosting its second DYS open event this Saturday along with the two day Phantom Open. Races will be scheduled so both fleets are not racing at the same time.   Please note the water is open to members for sailing as normal and there will be catering provided all day Saturday and Sunday.
Saturday, 20 July 2013 10:17

East Midlands Honda RYA Rib Competition

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Tom Coleman represented the Club again in the East Midlands’ regional heat of the Honda RYA rib competition. Competing in the older age category this time, Tom lost out to older (and much taller)competition but acquitted himself well.  Thanks to Steve and Alex for their support in preparing for the competition.  The final will be at the Boat Show in Southampton in September
Wednesday, 17 July 2013 18:13

Try a Flying Fifteen Day

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  Experience all this one design class has to offer.     If you have ever sat on shore or seen one of these fleet boats racing down on you, then you may have wondered what they are like to ride in.  On July the 20th from 13:00 to 17:00 it is your chance to find out.  The fleet members are taking time off work and Saturday jobs to roll out a unique opportunity to experience 65 years of technical and innovative development.    How?  Well this fantastic opportunity to time travel is due to the makeup of this long life…
Friday, 21 June 2013 18:28

Vintage National 12 Open Event 29/30 June

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We are hosting a vintage National 12 open on the weekend of 29/30 June 2013. This should be an interesting event to come and see some classic boats sailed by classic sailors (some younger than the boats themselves ;) ).  Boats competing will be of a wooden clinker or ribbed wood construction with no foiled rudders or trim tab centreboards without double floors without carbon masts (carbon booms are allowed) There will be a BBQ in the evening and a slide show and there are a good nuber of boats registered to compete. Club members note this is not closed water…
Saturday, 08 June 2013 21:31

Novice Championship 2013

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The 2013 Novice Champs held on 8th June met with a cool North Eastery force 2-3 wind. These were ideal conditions which led to some keen racing and great fun. It also meant the start and finish line was conveniently close to the dinghy park. The race officer chose to pack in 5 short 30 minute duration races using a simple traingle course. Two back to back races were held in the morning and after a lunch break a further three back to back races followed. For a novice race the standard of the competition was very high. The fleet obviously…
Monday, 03 June 2013 17:59

Novice Champs Sat June 8th 2013

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The Novice Championship will be held this Saturday 8th June 2013. This is open to all club members who have recently learnt to sail either on a course or otherwise. The format will be several short informal races each one not lasting more than 30 minutes. The event will start with a briefing at around 10:30 where the format for the day will be laid out. The first race will be around 11:00 and we will try to get a couple of races in before lunch. The caterers will be here for refreshments and lunch (please support the caterers). After…

Upcoming Events

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26 Jan 2020
Working Party
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15 Feb 2020
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Windsurf foil coaching
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16 Feb 2020
08:00AM -
Windsurf foil coaching
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17 Feb 2020
08:00AM -
Windsurf foil coaching
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22 Feb 2020
Safety Boat Course (SB1)
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23 Feb 2020
Safety Boat Course (SB1)
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29 Feb 2020
First Aid Course (FA1)
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01 Mar 2020
Spring Series