News: Grafham Events

Grafham Grand Prix – Saturday 30th December

Photo: Tim Olin The 37th Grafham Grand Prix, the 4th event in the GJW Direct Sailjuice winter series, took place on Saturday 30th December. The competitors saw an exciting day with 20-25 knots and gusts up to 30 knots. The challenging conditions led to many deciding to stay on shore, with 73 boats taking to […]

Xmas Pursuit Race and Lunch 17th Dec 2017

The Christmas pursuit race will take place on Sunday 17th December. You can see the Notice of Race here. SSIs are here The race will be followed by the traditional Christmas dinner prepared by Lisa and the team. The menu is here. To book please speak to the Galley or you can book online here. […]

2017 Cat Open Rescheduled

The Grafham Cat Open that had to be postponed due to Storm Brian has been rescheduled to 17/18 March 2018. Watch this space for further information.

Saturday Programme – November & December

We have been very encouraged by the popularity of our Saturday activities; last weekend we estimate we had over 75 boats on the water doing various things; and that isn’t counting the 60 Solos on the lake for their Open Meeting!  We have already announced an extension to the end of October, and we have […]

Duke of Edinburgh Club Championship

The 2017 Club Championships was sailed on Sunday 24th September in champagne racing conditions, sun and a brisk force 3. 50 boats entered and the Race Officer and his team set a variety of courses during the day to ensure no class was favoured. The wind was from an unusual south east direction which resulted […]

Emergency Drill Saturday 23rd September

  You should have been there! If only for the soup…or the tea and cake later! 18 club members who volunteer on ribs took part in the Sept 23 Refresher Day and we all learnt a lot. Especially when we did a drill for an emergency on the water. The MoB dummy pretended it had […]

Duke of Edinburgh Club Championship

The 2017 DoE Club Championship will be held on Sunday 24th September. The Supplementary Sailing Instructions can be seen here

Winter Membership from 25th November 2017 to 31st March 2018

We are offering a special membership rate for winter members, including reduced entry fee to the Grafham Grand Prix. Full details here

Bart’s Bash 2017

Along with many thousands of sailors around the world, GWSC will be racing in Bart’s Bash on September 17, 2017 2:00 pm Stop Press: A number of sailing and yacht clubs in the Caribbean that have been affected by Hurricane Irma have taken part in Bart’s Bash in previous years and had planned to hold an event […]

Peter Saxton wins RYA Award

We are delighted to announce that Peter Saxton has been awarded an RYA Community Award (Lifelong Commitment). This is presented to outstanding individuals for their exceptional commitment and dedication to their club for at least 15 years. Peter has been a member of Grafham for over forty years and has served the Club in many […]