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

Monday, 01 June 2020 20:40

Welcome back!

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It was fantastic to see so many smiling faces as we returned to sailing over the weekend. Thank you all for your support, patience and cooperation over recent weeks. I would also like to thank our committee members for all of their hard work in ensuring everything was in place to provide our members with a safe return to the water. As we continue our united effort in restricting the spread of the virus, please make every effort to comply with our new temporary operating procedures. they are in place, not only for your own safety but for the safety…
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 19:09

COVID-19 ... Suspension of sailing activity

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Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, all 'on the water' activity at Burton sailing club has been suspended until further notice. We hope to be back on the water soon. Any change in the current situation at the club will be communicated as soon as news becomes available. Keep well, keep safe.
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 21:54

BURTON SC Flying Fifteen Open Postponed

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Hi everyone, could you please share amongst yourselves that in line with the RYA cancellation  of all events and the current government advice the Sailing Committee has decided to postpone  our BURTON SAILING CLUB  FLYING FIFTEEN  open. Our intention is to replan the event to occur in October instead.  It may result in a crowded calendar at the end of the year I am afraid so we will publish new dates as soon as we agree them. Malcolm Hall BSC FF Fleet Captain
Monday, 24 February 2020 16:40

A note from the incoming Commodore

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Following yesterday's AGM, I would like to thank you for putting your trust in me as the new Commodore of Burton sailing Club, a position that I am very proud to hold. I would like to express my sincere thanks and I am sure, the appreciation of all club members, to the outgoing flag officers, namely: Martin Nelson  (Commodore) Malcolm Hall (Vice Commodore) and Gary Butler (Rear Commodore) for all that they have done during their terms in office. I would also like to thank all that have assisted them on the various committees, many of which have agreed to…
Come along to our open day on Saturday 23rd May and discover all that is great about our club and the wonderful sport of sailing and windsurfing. No need to book, just turn up on the day! Free sailing taster sessions, windsurfing demonstrations and power boat rides...  Dont forget to spread the word and bring along your family and friends. Click here for further information Everyone welcome!
You may have seen some of our windsurf members flying around the reservoir this winter! Foiling has become the new 'big thing' in sailing with rapid growth in all areas. To continue the development of this area of the club and not wishing to rest on our Laurels of being voted the 'NWF windsurfing club of the year 2018', we are trying to source funding for a range of intermediate windsurf kit, with the hope of running more intermediate Windsurfing and Windfoiling 'first flight' sessions here at Burton sailing Club during the summer.... Watch this space!  For those that have…

Upcoming Events

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05 Jun 2020
Friday Windsurfing
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05 Jun 2020
Social Sailing
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05 Jun 2020
Youth Academy
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06 Jun 2020
Laser Open
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07 Jun 2020
Summer Series
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10 Jun 2020
07:00PM - 10:00PM
Wednesday Series
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12 Jun 2020
Friday Windsurfing
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12 Jun 2020
Social Sailing
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12 Jun 2020
Youth Academy
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13 Jun 2020
D-Zero Open (provisional)
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14 Jun 2020
Summer Series
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17 Jun 2020
07:00PM - 10:00PM
Wednesday Series
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19 Jun 2020
Friday Windsurfing
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19 Jun 2020
Social Sailing
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19 Jun 2020
Youth Academy
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20 Jun 2020
Dinghy L1/S1 Course (BD1/L11/YD1/S11)
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21 Jun 2020
Dinghy L1/S1 Course (BD1/L11/YD1/S11)
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21 Jun 2020
Summer Series
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24 Jun 2020
07:00PM - 10:00PM
Wednesday Series
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26 Jun 2020
Friday Windsurfing