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

Sunday, 06 January 2019 14:02

Further Training Courses now available

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This years Sailing, Windsurfing and Powerboat courses for complete beginners and improvers are now available to book online. As an RYA accredited training centre we pride ourselves on offering high quality, safe and friendly training for everyone. Perfect when you are just starting out. RYA level 1 'Start Sailing' Course is a weekend course designed to introduce you to sailing and get you out on the water sailing under supervision in light wind. Our Level 2 course Is a 3 day course (usually over two weekends) and aims to build your confidence to a level where you can sail on…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 09:59

Club Membership update

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Sailing Club Membership 2019! Great news! Our club joining fee has been waived for 2019 for all New members! Existing club members can also now renew their membership and secure their space in the dinghy park. As well as becoming part of a great, family friendly sailing club, members receive access to all of our club facilities, discounts on our RYA training courses along with low cost boat storage and club boat hire. More details can be found via the link below or just drop us a message and arrange to pop down for a look around to see for…
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:13

Volunteers needed!

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We could really do with your help for with the Charnwood Scouts event in 2019 The last large scale event that we held for the scouts was a huge success and enjoyed by all... So much so that they would love to do it again. If you can help in any way at all, whether for just a few hours setting up and taking down or for part or all of the main event itself, PLEASE LET US KNOW ASAP ( Contact Either Keith Pallett, Philip Coleman or Martin Nelson) We know that it is some time away (The event…
Thursday, 15 November 2018 18:34

Power Boat Course Dates 2019

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The dates for next years powerboat training courses here at Foremark reservoir have now been released and are available to book now. Click here for further course information These courses are a great introduction to the world of powerboating and are suitable for complete beginners from 12 years upwards. Watch this short RYA 'Introduction to powerboating' video All equipment is supplied by the club. Again, this is an extremely popular course so early booking is highly recommended.
Thursday, 15 November 2018 17:56

Learn to Sail at Burton Sailing Club

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Learn to Sail at Burton Sailing Club.... Bookings are now being taken for our popular 'Start sailing' beginners course. Courses are run during the summer here at Foremark reservoir over a series of weekends and are suitable for all ages from 8 to 88. Watch this short 'Start sailing' video Courses do tend to fill up quite quickly so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. Please 'Click here' for booking information. Dates for our 'Start windsurfing' courses are yet to be released, so watch this space for further information.
Sunday, 04 November 2018 00:19

Christmas Cracker 2018

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Our last race of the 2018 Season will once again be the 'Christmas Cracker' Pursuit race. So, add a little festive cheer to yourself and your boat and join us in one of the highlights of the winter season. The race will take place on Sunday 16th December at 11am and is open to all club members. Last year there was good support from our youth academy and windsurfers, racing alongside the dinghy fleet. We do hope you will join us again this year for some super racing and maybe a mince pie or two in the bar afterwards!

Upcoming Events

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25 Sep 2020
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Friday Windsurfing
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25 Sep 2020
06:30PM - 08:30PM
Recreational Sailing
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26 Sep 2020
OK Open (closed water)
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27 Sep 2020
Arthur George Pursuit
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27 Sep 2020
OK Open (closed water)
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03 Oct 2020
Start Windsurfing (Provisional)
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04 Oct 2020
Autumn Series
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07 Oct 2020
Loughborough Taster Day
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10 Oct 2020
Powerboat L2 Course (PB4)
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10 Oct 2020
Start Windsurfing (Provisional)
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11 Oct 2020
Autumn Series
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11 Oct 2020
Powerboat L2 Course (PB4)
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17 Oct 2020
Loughborough Trials (provis)
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18 Oct 2020
Autumn Series
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18 Oct 2020
Loughborough Trials (provis)
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25 Oct 2020
Autumn Series