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

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 19:44

Committee Boat Relaunched

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After the fatefull day where the roof blew off, the committee boat has been undergoing extensive repairs by a dedicated team of club members for the last few months. The boat was relaunched on the Beach Bum weekend and you will agree from the photos what a fantastic job they have done. Many Many thanks to the team who pulled this off, Race officers are now back in the lap of luxury when running racing. It was also just in time for the busy September where we are hosting Topper traveller, Derbyshire Youth, K1 Nationals and 420 Inlands open events.
Tuesday, 07 August 2012 18:40

Beach Bum & Regatta weekend

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We will be holding the combined Beach Bum and Regatta weekend on 25/26 Aug. A mix of serious and fun races with soem separate starts for, juniors and Novices. Team relay, water fights, BBQ and live music to name but some of the features.
On Saturday 14th July the Eastern event of the Honda Rib challenge was held at Burton SC, with some Burton Junior members doing well: 8-12 years 1st          Tom Coleman 3rd         James Simpson (Bodbbies 3rd Walsall Sea Scouts) over 12 's 3rd         Tom Turner 4th         Tom Johnson For more details visit the RYA article here.
Tuesday, 10 July 2012 18:29

Photos from a rainy Sunday in June

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A load of photos from a breezy wet Sunday have been added to the gallery
Tuesday, 03 July 2012 22:01

Beginners Course May/June 2012

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The first course of 2012 completed successfully on a rare blues skies Saturday.
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…

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31 May 2020
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10 Jun 2020
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12 Jun 2020
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12 Jun 2020
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12 Jun 2020
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13 Jun 2020
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14 Jun 2020
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17 Jun 2020
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19 Jun 2020
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