News: Open Meetings

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 […]

Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open Sunday 25th March

On Sunday 25 March it is the Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open which is run in with Club Racing. The Sprint 15 catamarans will start first, 2 minutes before the first Club start but will be started with flags, not numeral boards. In the morning the DZeros will not start on numeral 3 but will […]

CAT Open this weekend 17th/18th March – Update!

Over the last few days we have been monitoring the weather forecasts for this coming weekend.  The latest forecasts for both days are showing very high winds, low temperatures, a warning of snow and if anything show a worsening trend.  Against this background, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel this weekend’s CAT Open. […]

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 […]

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.

Sprint 15 Inland Championships 22nd October 2017

Photo: Thomas Sandal leads Cummerson in the Inland Championships Thomas Sandal of Grafham is the new Sprint 15 Inland Champion. Storm Brian caused the Grafham Cat Open to be cancelled but the Sprint 15 Inland Championships went ahead on Sunday 22 October.  Many were put off by the forecast but 9 took part in a […]

NSSA 2017 at Grafham

Grafham Young Sailors bring home the silverware! Last week (24th-28th July), in conjunction with CSYSA and the Grafham Water Centre, we hosted the NSSA National Youth Regatta at Grafham.  Over three hundred competitors entered from 17 different teams, with the largest representation from our own Cambridgeshire.  Conditions over the week were testing: a cold, fresh […]

Pre-NSSA working party: Wednesday 19th July from 10:30

As many of you will know, Grafham is hosting the NSSA 2017 National Youth Regatta from Monday 24th July to Friday 28th July.  This is likely to attract around 250 boats.  In preparation for the event we will be having a special working party on the preceding Wednesday, 19th July. Tasks will include general preparation […]

Grafham success at the RYA Youth Nationals at HISC

Photo courtesy Hayling Island SC William Smith and Abigail Clarke returned first place in the Catamaran Handicap class at the RYA Youth National Championships at Hayling Island SC earlier this week (April 10 – 14). Many congratulations on a really first-rate performance. Click through for full details.

The Chris Black Sprint 15 Icicle Winter Event at Grafham

Picture © Neil Klabe The Chris Black Sprint 15 Icicle traveller event was sailed on 19 March. Undoubtedly, the strong winds forecast put off some though, in the event, 13 travellers joined 4 locals for some good sailing in a South Westerly force 4/5 breeze gusting to force 6. The conditions did not deter new […]