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, 04 June 2012 08:50

Burton wins the Interclub event 2012

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For the second year in a row Burton SC wins the Interclub event. The home advantage helped with Burton fielding the largest team in the three club event Burton vs Swarkestone vs Staunton Harold. The event cpnsisted of three handicap races with the number of boats to count from each club in the team racing was agreed at 4 boats as this meant all clubs could compete with no DNC scores counting. The cold wet weather was not ideal but the stiff force 3/4 North Eastery breeze made for some exhilarating racing that was enjoyed by all.  Burton won with…
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 11:46

Ladies Sailing - First Night Review

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Attached is Keith Pallett's report on Burton Sailing Club's first ever Ladies Only Night.
Saturday, 12 May 2012 10:47

Interclub Event 2012

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Will be held at Burton SC on Sunday 3rd June. NoR:
Tuesday, 17 April 2012 18:37

Burton Sailing Club Open Day 2012 - Sail For Gold!

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Burton Sailing Club invites you and your family to come to try sailing for FREE at the club’s Sail for Gold Open Day on Monday 7 May!   This fun-filled Open Day at this family friendly club on Foremark Reservoir in South Derbyshire runs from 11am until 4pm and is guaranteed to offer something for everyone.   Whether getting your first taste of sailing under the watchful eye of Royal Yachting Association (RYA) instructors or simply sampling the social side of what life at Burton SC has to offer, the Sail for Gold Open Day doors are open to welcome everyone…
Friday, 26 April 2013 22:13

Year 2 BSC 5 year plan

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Please note that the year 2 version of the BSC 5 year plan has been uploaded to the website under Members - Forms.  Now everyone can download it an look at it at your leisure.  Malc
Thursday, 12 April 2012 05:36

Novice Champs 2012

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BSC Novice and Juniors Championship 2012 7 boats took to the water for the club champs, 5 club boats and 2 visitors returning for the blast. The fleet ranging from a Blaze through lasers and 420’s and right through to a Topper, the wind was poor and fickle but just enough for the OOD to get them away. Race 1 saw a lot of positions changing, due to the wind (if you could find it). Early leads by Colin and crew in the FF stretched the fleet out until they fell into a hole and the laser of Des and…