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

Monday, 16 July 2018 08:44

Congratulations!

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Congratulations to all of those completing our 'Start Windsurfing' course this weekend. The sun shone and a light oscilating breeze was perfect for getting to grips with this fantastic sport. We hope to see you back on the water at Foremark soon. Our Friday windsurfing club runs weekly throughout the summer from 5pm.
Monday, 02 July 2018 08:03

RS Tera Inlands 2018

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We have had a fabulous weekend hosting the RS Tera inlands this weekend at Burton Sailing Club. The weather has been perfect with a good breeze and plenty of sunshine! A huge 'Thank you' must go to all of our club members who generously gave up their time to help out. We received so many favourable comments from both parents and children saying how well organised the event was from arrival to departure! A superb effort from everyone in the Galley keeping the troups fed and watered, in the dinghy park, making sure the launching and recovery of so many…
Monday, 25 June 2018 07:54

Start Windsurfing course.

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Learn to Windsurf at the 'NWF Windsurfing Club of the year' 2018 Bookings are now being taken for places available on our popular weekend 'Start Windsurfing' Courses and taster sessions which take place over the summer here at Foremark reservoir. Our friendly windsurf instructors welcome you to take part in one of our two day courses which are suitable for both adults and juniors aged 8 years upwards.  Windsurfing is a great, fun, activity suitable for the whole family that will improve your fitness and confidence on the water.  No experience is necessary and all basic equipment needed to get…
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 07:20

Foremark Cup 2018

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Come and join us for the first 'TROPHY RACE' of the year. This years Foremark Cup, Personal Handicap race series , will take place on Sunday 27th May. The format will be of four races. Two in the morning back to back and two back to back races in the afternoon with three races to count. The handicaps have been worked out on a personal basis using your previous years results and times so we should all start the race with ANYONE having a chance to lift this prestigious trophy. We do hope that you will join us for what…
***UPDATE*** We have now split the July course in to two parts. The 7th and 8th July can be booked seperately for those just wishing to complete level 1 These courses are great for anyone with little or no experience as an introduction to sailing and are unable to commit to all three weekends for the level 1&2 combined course. Our full level 2 courses (which combine level 1&2) are delivered by fully qualified RYA instructors in a fun relaxed manner over three weekends and is ideal for both adults and children. Click here to book now
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 07:14

CONGRATULATIONS!

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Well done! to all of the people that participated in our April RYA level 2 Powerboat course. A great weekend with some welcome sunshine saw another six people receive their RYA qualification. Thank you also to our instructors for once again delivering a superb course. Due to high demand our next available course is 23rd/24th June 2018 with another course available on 13th/14th October Click Here to Book Now

Upcoming Events

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24 Nov 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
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25 Nov 2018
Winter Series
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01 Dec 2018
Loughborough Lemming
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01 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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02 Dec 2018
Loughborough Lemming
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02 Dec 2018
Winter Series
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08 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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08 Dec 2018
Topper Squad Training
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09 Dec 2018
Topper Squad Training
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09 Dec 2018
Winter Series
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15 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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16 Dec 2018
Christmas Cracker Pursuit and Kids Party
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16 Dec 2018
Winter Series
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22 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running
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29 Dec 2018
Saturday Sailing Saturday sailing, training & practice in the morning with race practice in the afternoon.
Contact Carl to check it's running