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

You may have seen some of our windsurf members flying around the reservoir this winter! Foiling has become the new 'big thing' in sailing with rapid growth in all areas. To continue the development of this area of the club and not wishing to rest on our Laurels of being voted the 'NWF windsurfing club of the year 2018', we are trying to source funding for a range of intermediate windsurf kit, with the hope of running more intermediate Windsurfing and Windfoiling 'first flight' sessions here at Burton sailing Club during the summer.... Watch this space!  For those that have…
Keeping up to date with the latest club news has never been easier. Email: All 'Essential' club information and notices are communicated to all club members by email, via 'Mailchimp'. Every club member should receive these emails, however if for some reason, you dont believe that you are receiving them, you can request that your email address be added to the list Here. On occasion, these emails may go in your 'junk' file so please check there first. Website 'Latest News' and 'Calendar': The opening page on this website shows the 'latest news.' Information and links to training courses along with…
Thursday, 16 January 2020 16:24

Coming up at Burton Sailing Club!

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A very Happy New year to you all! We hope you are looking forward to the new sailing season as much as we are! Whilst many of us have enjoyed the festive period at home in the warm with family and friends, some of our hardier sailors and windsurfers have been training and racing hard over the winter months with some fantastic results so far. Well done to you all! I am sure we shall see the benefits on the water this summer! Our sailing committee have also been working hard to schedule a full programme of club racing, open…
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 14:30

Book your 2020 sailing and windsurfing lessons now

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Learn to Sail or Windsurf at Burton Sailing Club.... Bookings are now being taken for our popular 'Start sailing' and 'Start Windsurfing' beginners courses. Our courses are specifically designed by the RYA to deliver first class training for complete beginners. Our friendly and patient RYA qualified instructors will teach you the basics of sailing and get you afloat safely in our level 1 'start sailing course' we will then build your confidence and abilities and aim to have you sailing on your own during our level 2 course. We offer courses for individuals or families and our youth courses are…
Tuesday, 15 October 2019 10:25

Looking for a venue for your class open meeting?

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***2020 Fleet Racing*** We are now putting together our calendar for 2020 and are particularly keen to welcome visiting fleets old and new to Foremark Reservoir. If you are looking to expand your class association’s existing circuit or are looking for a great venue for your inland or End of Season championships, then Burton Sailing Club is definitely the place for you.  We boast some of the best sailing facilities in the area with 230 acres of reservoir nestled in the dramatic Derbyshire countryside.Centrally located, We offer ample parking facilities with no height restriction, ensuring easy and convenient access from…
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 07:27

Arthur George Memorial Pursuit race 2019 Race report

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Sunday 29th of September 2019 saw the first running of the Arthur George Memorial Pursuit Race at Burton Sailing Club. Arthur was a long time club member, an enthusiastic competitor in Merlin Rockets, 505s and Flying Fifteen fleets who contributed to all aspects of club life at BSC. Arthur unfortunately lost his battle with cancer earlier this year at the untimely age of 62. Arthur enjoyed all sailing including supporting new members on RYA Level 1 and 2 but particularly enjoyed club Pursuit Racing. Race officer Dennis Cartwright was faced with an unstable weather pattern and the prospect of a 140 degree…

Upcoming Events

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05 Dec 2020
Loughborough Training
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05 Dec 2020
RYA Windsurf Training
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06 Dec 2020
RYA Windsurf Training
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06 Dec 2020
Winter Series
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12 Dec 2020
Foil & Techno Training
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12 Dec 2020
Loughborough Training
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13 Dec 2020
Foil & Techno Training
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13 Dec 2020
Winter Series
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20 Dec 2020
Christmas Cracker
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03 Jan 2021
Working Party
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09 Jan 2021
Working Party
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10 Jan 2021
Frostbite Series