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, 12 March 2012 22:23

2012 Novice Champs

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The 2012 Novice champs will be held on Saturday 7th April. Attendees of the Burton SC beginners courses are elligable to participate whether a club member or not. In addition entry is open to any club member who is reasonbly new to sailing (ie not more than a couple of seasons of regular sailing). The event will consist of three races starting at around 11AM. The structure will be informal with plenty of help and advice on hand on land as well as on the water. There will be prizes including the Novice Camps cup up for grabs. If you…
Friday, 09 March 2012 19:35

Portsmouth Yardstick Changes 2012

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The new PYs are out, and we will start using them this Sunday, so come on down and try them out and lets keep the high attendance in the Frostbite series going.  The new PYs covering boats at the club are attached to this article but the headline items are: Flying Fifteen down to 1022 Laser up to 1085 Laser Radial up to 1110 Phantom down to 1025 Miracle up to 1195 RS400 down to 948 Topper up to 1301 K1 down to 1062 Blaze down to 1040  
Thursday, 08 March 2012 12:14

Flying Fifteen Inlands 14th and 15th April 2012

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Hello to you all and please read on; Calling all FF crews, take note, we are fast approaching the date of the FF Inlands to be held here on our amazing water, this is a premier event and part of the world championship qualifiers.  We are expecting over 40 boats so it’s going to be exciting around the start and that all important windward mark.  If you have never sailed in a big event like this then take heart, we are in a great position, home waters, no need to travel, special launch and recovery assistance, great camaraderie as always…
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 21:15

2012 Duty rosta now complete

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The 2012 duty rosta is now complete, can you all please check you can make your assigned duties. The rosta is displayed on the website. Cells with a white background were self assigned duties, those with a grey background have been allocated to you.
Sunday, 05 February 2012 08:46

5th Feb 2012 - Sailing Cancelled!

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Due to the adverse weather conditions affecting the local roads there will be no club sailing today (5th Feb).
Tuesday, 24 January 2012 21:23

Important Event - AGM 2012

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The AGM will be held in th clubhouse on 11th February 2012 starting at 1700. This will be followed by a buffet and then the Prize Giving and then to round the night off a Disco. Please make every effort to attend this important event and remember the club is always looking out for willing volunteers to help ease the load throughout the new sailing year, which has already started off with some excellent and well attended sailing. The agenda for the AGM can be found in the member postings, whats that....you are amember and you cannot see them, then…

Upcoming Events

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24 Nov 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
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25 Nov 2018
Winter Series
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01 Dec 2018
Loughborough Lemming
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01 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
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02 Dec 2018
Loughborough Lemming
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02 Dec 2018
Winter Series
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08 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
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08 Dec 2018
Topper Squad Training
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09 Dec 2018
Topper Squad Training
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09 Dec 2018
Winter Series
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15 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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16 Dec 2018
Christmas Cracker Pursuit and Kids Party
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16 Dec 2018
Winter Series
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22 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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29 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running