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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Thursday, 24 June 2021 12:35

RS Tera Inland Championships 2021

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RS Tera Inland Championships 2021 What an amazing weekend we had for the RS Tera Inland Championships! Massive 'Thanks' to everyone at the club for their help and support over the weekend. We had around 50 volunteers helping with everything from car parking, to race management. The House team and their army of help, once again did us proud in and around the clubhouse, catering for over 200 people over the weekend. A fantastic team effort from all involved! Once again! thank you. We really couldn't do it without you. Congratulations to our winners and to all those taking part,…
Sunday, 30 May 2021 13:08

FF Open Race Report

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The weekend of 22nd May saw an exciting return to the open meeting circuit as the Flying Fifteen Northern event landed at Burton Sailing Club on Foremark Reservoir . The host and the fleet were both equally excited in the run up, as this marked the first post-lockdown open event of the season – it was great to see plenty of sailors on the water, both home boats and visitors alike. Somewhat poetically, the event featured fifteen Fifteens on the water, including classic and silver fleet boats as well as opens, and some great racing was had by all. The…
Friday, 14 May 2021 07:57

Crews Wanted for FF open event

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Hello best sailing club ever.  I seems that we have some Flying Fifteens that are keen to sail in the open but they are short of a crew. So if you fancy having a great experience in a fast and powerful boat then please let me know and I will endeavour to match you up with someone.   It does not matter if you can only do one day out of the two.  We can mix and match over the weekend without any problems at all.  No prior experience needed, willing to learn on the job is ok.  Malc
Monday, 26 April 2021 16:10

FF Open NOR 22nd and 23rd May 2021

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https://burtonsailingclub.co.uk/index.php/downloads/file/292-flying-fifteen-nor.  This is the link to the NOR for 22nd and 23rd May, for the BSC FF open.
Hi Everyone, it is good news time, the BSC Flying Fifteen open is on the horizon, just 5 weeks away and time is counting down nicely. Date is the 22nd and 23rd May, and for sure the sun will be out and the wind fine and constant. :-)       First off we always run a great event on our waters, we have the space, the equipment and the skill to arrange for some fine racing, this is why we get many associations booking us as their pre-eminent inland venue.  If you are a tad worried about Covid, just remember…
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 10:49

Discover sailing this summer

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Discover or re-discover sailing this summer at Burton Sailing Club. New members aged 8-88 of all abilities are most welcome. You dont need to be an experienced sailor as we offer sailing and windsurfing courses for complete beginners where you can discover all you need to know to get you out on the water. For those with some experience we can help to get you back on the water to rebuild your confidence either on your own or as crew to a more experienced helm. For the more experienced amongst you, why not come and join in with our twice…