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

Saturday, 21 April 2018 16:24

New Look Friday Nights at Burton Sailing Club

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Why not join us in the clubhouse on Friday evenings throughout the summer with our new look Friday Social evenings! The bar will be open and the BBQ lit for a relaxing evening by the water. Enjoy a social sail or take time to practise and try out new sailing techniques and ideas... Try your hand in a different boat or offer your services as crew in one of the double handers! Our 505 and flying fifteen fleets are always on the lookout for enthusiastic crew! For our novices and intermediate sailors, we have a wealth of experienced sailors at…
Congratulations to our Commodore, Martin Nelson and Vice Commodore, Malcolm Hall on qualifying as RYA senior instructors. Congratulations also go to Club members Martin Nelson (again) and Matt Pritchard who have both recently qualified as Power boat Instructors. Finally congratulations to Henry Merton and Carl Avery for qualifying as Dinghy Sailing Instructors... Well done to you all! Becoming and instructor, assistant instructor or coach can be very rewarding... Look out for our upcoming Instructor training courses
Monday, 05 March 2018 10:45

Push The Boat Out Open Day 2018

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Are you looking for a fun, family activity to enjoy together? Would you like to find out more about SAILING? WINDSURFING? and POWERBOATING in your local area? Unfortunately you have missed this years 'Push the Boat out open day but there is still plenty of opportunity to find out what Burton Sailing Club has to offer you and your family. Why not pop down to the club on a Friday evening (Family social night) or on racedays (Wednesday evening and Sunday all day) have a look around the club and have a chat to some of our members (we are…
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 21:24

Important things you will want know about

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Hello top sailing people. A reminder that we are back sailing on the 4th of March. This will be our March Sprint Series which will feature two races back to back in the morning and one in the afternoon. There will be one variation to that when the 505 open event is on. That day we will run 3 races back to back in order to incorporate club and 505 races.   Additional news, efforts are being made in the boat park to tidy up the park and to survey the whole thing so we know where boats are, and…
Our powerboat training courses are now available to book online. These are a two day course suitable for people with little or no previous experience. Again these courses prove very popular so please book early to avoid disappointment. Click HERE to Book Now
We are now taking bookings online for our 2018 sailing courses. These courses do tend to fill up quickly so please book early to avoid disappointment. Discounts are available to club members on all of our sailing and training courses. Click HERE to Book Now

Upcoming Events

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24 Nov 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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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.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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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.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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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