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

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:35

2013 Mid-Year Review

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On Sunday 13th October the General Committee will be hosting a mid-year review: an opportunity to update the club's members on their progress with the 5 year plan, what they've been up to and what they hope to do for the rest of this year.  This is not the AGM an EGM or an SGM it's just an opporunity for the GC and the club's member to get together and discuss the club's development. The meeting will take place after Sunday sailing has finished. The GC looks forward to seeing you there.
Wednesday, 28 August 2013 20:52

FF Open 21st and 22nd September

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 The Flying Fifteen Open will be held on 21/22 September. The NOR can be downloaded here: Please note club sailing over the weekend will be as normal both days. On the Sunday the club races will start approx 5 minutes after the FF start, ie not before 11:05AM for the first club race. Results available: photos available here
Friday, 13 September 2013 11:46

Phantom Open and Social this weekend

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Thursday, 12 September 2013 18:39

Cherbourg photos

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Photos from the club's recent trip to Cherbourg are now available to view on the club's facebook page here
Thursday, 12 September 2013 10:41

Pink Sailing - now on Facebook!

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Pink Sailing was conceived and launched in 2012 as an opportunity for ladies who had either never set foot in a dinghy or else spent some time crewing for their other half but would really like to discover a bit more about their personal abilities. The ladies meet at the clubhouse on a Thursday evening around 6pm from springtime (as soon as the weather is reasonable) through summer. There is a great sense of camaraderie and encouragement - they even have their own team strip and Pink Commodore! The Pink Sailors now have their own Facebook group to keep up…
Sunday, 08 September 2013 07:09

Important Message From The Commodore

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 Members may have seen an over dramatized and misleading article in the Burton Daily Mail this week about the Training Centre. The true picture is:  ·         The planning approval granted in November last year left several matters to be decided during the build phase. This is not unusual, especially in a leading edge design; ·         We moved forward with the build not because of concerns over the grant but because we wanted the Centre to be ready for the new training season. We had 12 months from July 2012 to start to draw the grant and this was never in question; ·         During…

Upcoming Events

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26 Jan 2020
Working Party
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15 Feb 2020
08:00AM -
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