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, 27 August 2016 12:47

Bart's Bash 2016

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Bart's Bash event will be held at Burton SC on Sunday 18th September. See NoR attachment for further details. Please note there will be no galley service ont his day but we will instead be running a BBQ for lunch after the Barts Bash and/or after the normal afternoon races - subject to demand and conditions. This will raise additional funds for the Bart's Bash Fund. Subject to conditions we will alo run a mini buoy race throughout the day. This will be a race from th shore to a buoy and back using a club boat to see who…
Thursday, 30 June 2016 09:16

Regatta weekend

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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.
Friday, 20 May 2016 18:35

Interclub 2016

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The interclub is to be held at Staunton this year on Sunday 29th May.   Schedule Briefing 11:00 1st Race 11:30 Lunch 12:30 2nd Race 13:30 3rd Race  after 2nd Prize Giving 17:00   Hot food and snacks available. Entry restricted to paid up members of Staunton,   Swarkestone or Burton sailing clubs and includes flying 15 keelboats. Entry is free. Prizes for first 3 individual places in the personal race series plus overall Interclub Trophy.
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 22:32

Push The Boat Out - Saturday 14th May

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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…
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 23:46

DYS Training - 5th March 2016

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On 5th March, Burton SC hosted Derbyshire Youth Sailing (DYS) in their final training session in preparation for NSSA Double Handed Team Racing event taking place at Farmoor Reservoir on the 19th March. The training event was led by James Hadden (Swarkestone SC and Team GBR Podium Potential Finn sailor), and Zac Bermon and Michael Marshall from Loughborough University. This training event built upon the learning from the previous training event where the sailors gained experience sailing Firefly dinghies in teams of two boats, and started learning team racing tactics. The second training event combined classroom work on tactics and…
An £8,500 windsurfing investment at Burton Sailing Club is helping the sport make a comeback at Foremark Reservoir thanks to the support of BT Sport Relief Challenge: Hell on High Seas skipper and double Olympic silver medalist sailor, Ian Walker. Read more about it on the RYA website here.

Upcoming Events

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20 Sep 2020
Summer Series
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20 Sep 2020
Windsurf Regional Championships
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25 Sep 2020
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Friday Windsurfing
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25 Sep 2020
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Recreational Sailing
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26 Sep 2020
OK Open (provisional)
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27 Sep 2020
Arthur George Pursuit
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27 Sep 2020
OK Open (provisional)
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03 Oct 2020
Start Windsurfing (Provisional)
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04 Oct 2020
Autumn Series
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07 Oct 2020
Loughborough Taster Day
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10 Oct 2020
Powerboat L2 Course (PB4)
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10 Oct 2020
Start Windsurfing (Provisional)
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11 Oct 2020
Autumn Series
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11 Oct 2020
Powerboat L2 Course (PB4)
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17 Oct 2020
Loughborough Trials (provis)
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18 Oct 2020
Autumn Series
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18 Oct 2020
Loughborough Trials (provis)
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25 Oct 2020
Autumn Series