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, 08 June 2013 21:31

Novice Championship 2013

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The 2013 Novice Champs held on 8th June met with a cool North Eastery force 2-3 wind. These were ideal conditions which led to some keen racing and great fun. It also meant the start and finish line was conveniently close to the dinghy park. The race officer chose to pack in 5 short 30 minute duration races using a simple traingle course. Two back to back races were held in the morning and after a lunch break a further three back to back races followed. For a novice race the standard of the competition was very high. The fleet obviously…
Monday, 03 June 2013 17:59

Novice Champs Sat June 8th 2013

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The Novice Championship will be held this Saturday 8th June 2013. This is open to all club members who have recently learnt to sail either on a course or otherwise. The format will be several short informal races each one not lasting more than 30 minutes. The event will start with a briefing at around 10:30 where the format for the day will be laid out. The first race will be around 11:00 and we will try to get a couple of races in before lunch. The caterers will be here for refreshments and lunch (please support the caterers). After…
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 12:24

Race Coaching - Tuesday Nights

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Race Coaching every Tuesday for everyone     Meet in the Club House 6:00pm - Rigged and Ready to sail at 6:30pm on the slipway,  Its Free !!!   please note this is not a learn to sail event but for all RYA Level II's including those who have just completed RYA Level II courses. If you are serious about your racing then you cannot afford to miss this great opportunity to learn from one of the RYA's top race coaches and its free.
Friday, 10 May 2013 18:35

GP14 Inlands write up

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There is a comprehensive write up of the GP14 inlands held at Burton on the 4/5 May on the Yachts& Yachting site here.  There is also a stack of photos on the GP14 website here
Sunday, 05 May 2013 11:29

2013 Open Day

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On Saturday 18th May Burton Sailing Club will be opening its doors to the public and inviting you to try out sailing as part of the Royal Yachting Association's "Push The Boat Out" nationwide event. The clubhouse will be welcoming visitors from 11am-4pm where they will be able to take to the water in a racing dinghy with one of the club's many experienced sailors and instructors as well as learning more about the training opportunities available at Burton Sailing Club. There is no entry fee and food and refreshments will be available too.  Visitors will also have the chance…
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 21:55

2013 RYA PYs published

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The new Portsmouth Yardsticks for 2013 season have been published by the RYA here