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, 06 January 2016 21:59

Working Parties - 9th/10th and 23rd/24th Jan

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The first of two working party weekends is this weekend, starting around lunchtime on Saturday 9th. If you can lend a hand, please pop down to the club and get stuck in. A list of jobs to be tackled is available below. For more information on any specific task, contact Ian Merryfield.
Sunday, 03 January 2016 16:08

Reminder: Training Section Meeting (9th Jan)

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A reminder that the Training Section will be meeting on Saturday 9th January 2016. Bacon butties at 9am, followed by a planning session for 2016. If you have a view, or want more/different training, turn up and join in - everyone's welcome. The plan is to be finished at Midday.
Thursday, 31 December 2015 18:03

Icicle Series starts Sunday 3rd Jan

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The 2016 Icicle Series kicks off on Sunday 3rd Jan, with the first of three races starting at 11am. Don't forget your woolly hat!
The 2016 Dinghy Instructor Training Course dates have now been confirmed. They are :-                         21st February - Pre-Assessment                       5th, 6th, 13th and 19th March - Course                       20th March - Externally Moderated Assessment   All those wishing to join this course should reserve their places on-line at the www.burtonsailingclub.co.uk/index.php/training/training-home page.   The cost for the Course is heavilty discounted for those who are hold sailing membership of…
An opportunity for Instructors, Assistant Instructors and everyone who is interetsed in our delivery of training, to get together and provide update, look at future developments, learn for last year’s experiences.   Starts at 09:00hrs with a free Big - Burton -Bacon - Butty    The morning is open to all Club Members but is designed specifically to everyone who is currently involved in the delivery of training at the Club.   Its where we are developing plans for 2016
Sunday, 20 September 2015 22:04

Bart's Bash Report

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15 boats took to the water in the sunshine and very light breeze. A long course was set with most boats completing 2 laps in around an hour. The shifty breeze saw lots of position swapping right through the fleet with the RS400s leading the fleet. The race was won on the water and after pY adjustment by Mark and Ellie Meadows in their RS400 followed by Andy Spencer in a Phantom and 3rd place Martin Nelson in a Super Nova.

Upcoming Events

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26 Jan 2020
Working Party
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15 Feb 2020
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Windsurf foil coaching
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16 Feb 2020
08:00AM -
Windsurf foil coaching
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17 Feb 2020
08:00AM -
Windsurf foil coaching
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22 Feb 2020
Safety Boat Course (SB1)
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23 Feb 2020
Safety Boat Course (SB1)
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29 Feb 2020
First Aid Course (FA1)
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01 Mar 2020
Spring Series