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!

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Wednesday, 11 March 2015 21:30

Keelboat training at Burton SC

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As of today, Burton SC is an RYA-approved keelboat training centre! We will now be able to provide keelboat endorsements on all future 'learn to sail' courses.   For up-coming course dates, see the Training tab above.
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 20:09

Winter talks at Burton SC

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We will be running a series of talks over the next few weeks. These talks will take place on Wednesday evenings starting at around 7.30pm and will cover a variety of topics. Wednesday 11th February - Kevin Bloor of Alverbank Sails will be our guest delivering a wonderful talk on the Racing Rules of Sailing. He will be covering the most common rules used and abused within club racing and enhancing your understanding of how to use them to your advantage whilst out on the water. Wednesday 25th February - Burton SC training guru Mark Meadows will deliver a light-hearted…
Saturday, 03 January 2015 17:03

First Aid Course - 31st Jan

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We will be running our next First Aid course on Saturday 31st Jan. £50 for non-members; £5 for members; 100% subsidy for BSC instructors. Book your place now via the Training tab above.
Tuesday, 30 December 2014 17:45

Learn to sail at Burton SC!

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Ever wanted to try your hand at sailing? Burton SC will be running a number of RYA courses throughout 2015. Book now via the Training tab above!
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 15:39

Burton SC are OnBoard!

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Want to know more about the training Burton SC provides for juniors? Click the link below to see a video about our RYA OnBoard training.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGXOcgWBpX4
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 20:46

Bart's Bash

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Members, please sign up for Bart's Bash, which we will fit into normal Sunday race schedule on Sunday 21st September 2014. The link for signing up is here: http://www.bartsbash.co.uk/club/burton-sailing-club We want to get in excess of 25 boats competing in this event.