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Stuart Goes Sailing – Open Day 7 May 2018

Stuart was quite a small rabbit and often very frightened about what young Ellie’s dad kept saying, it was something to do with a cooking pot and Stuart did not feel comfortable about it. However, today Stuart was very very excited as he was going sailing with Ellie. He was a little worried when he […]

Push The Boat Out Open Day a Huge Success

Our open day on Monday 7th May attracted more than 200 people, many of whom enjoyed taster sessions on dinghies, windsurfers, a cruiser, a Drascombe Longboat and Grafham Belle. The event had been well publicised with posters, fliers, posts on both GWSC and the RYA Facebook pages and websites. There were also two 5 minute […]

Spring Series 2018 Prize Winners

Morning Allcomers Slow 1st Ian Walters Solo 5586 2nd Rebecca Reid RS Aero 7 1511 Allcomers Fast 1st Peter Curtis RS300 539 Asymmetric Monohull 1st Peter Hudson/Adam Hudson RS200 1653 D-Zero 1st Richard Major 169 2nd John Aston 3 Asymmetric Multihull 1st Steward Smith Nacra 16 Solo Spi 63 2nd Gordy Baines Spitfire Spi S/H […]

Club Open Day – Push the Boat Out – 7th May

Ever wanted to try sailing? Then come along to Grafham Water Sailing Club on Monday, 7 May.  As part of the nationwide Push the Boat Out Initiative from the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), we are offering free sailing and windsurfing taster sessions for children and adults.  Don’t worry if you have never sailed before; there […]

Brian Thake 1931-2018 (Updated with donation details)

It is with great sadness that I bring you the news that Brian Thake has passed away, a few days short of his 87th birthday. He had been ill for some time, and unable to sail for the past few years. However, his great enthusiasm for getting afloat stayed with him throughout much of his […]

Cambridgeshire Youth League starts Saturday 21st April

The 2018 Cambridgeshire Youth League, organised by the Cambridgeshire Schools and Youth Sailing Association, starts this Saturday at Cam Sailing Club. Briefing is at 10:30 with the first of 3 races at 11:00. Entry is only £1 and there are various age group prizes, so lots of opportunities to win something. There is no need […]

Waterlogged Grounds 10th April 2018

Please be aware that the sailing club grounds are completely waterlogged following the recent heavy rain. Please avoid parking on the grass, as recovery cannot be guaranteed.

Will Smith and Abi Clarke crowned 2018 Youth National Nacra Champions

Congratulations to Grafham young sailor Will Smith and his crew Abi Clarke who have won the RYA 2018 Nacra Youth Championships. Read the full report here

Sprint 15 Open Meeting 25th March

Sprint 15 Winter Traveller 25th March    Photos Jeremy Atkins The Sprint 15s sailed for the Chris Black Trophy on Sunday 25 March in with Club Racing. There was close racing in light winds and Stuart Snell won the event. Grafham youth sailor Rhys Atkins took part in his first Open event in a Sprint […]

Fitting Out Social

Following the success of last year’s event, on Wednesday 4 April we are holding a “fitting out” social event at the Club.  This is a warm up for the Wednesday evening series, which starts the following week.  Activities for the evening are as follows: First Tower Dash of 2018 From 4pm with prizes for this event […]