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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Monday, 24 February 2020 16:40

A note from the incoming Commodore

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Following yesterday's AGM, I would like to thank you for putting your trust in me as the new Commodore of Burton sailing Club, a position that I am very proud to hold. I would like to express my sincere thanks and I am sure, the appreciation of all club members, to the outgoing flag officers, namely: Martin Nelson  (Commodore) Malcolm Hall (Vice Commodore) and Gary Butler (Rear Commodore) for all that they have done during their terms in office. I would also like to thank all that have assisted them on the various committees, many of which have agreed to…
Come along to our open day on Saturday 23rd May and discover all that is great about our club and the wonderful sport of sailing and windsurfing. No need to book, just turn up on the day! Free sailing taster sessions, windsurfing demonstrations and power boat rides...  Dont forget to spread the word and bring along your family and friends. Click here for further information Everyone welcome!
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…