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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 […]

36th Grafham Grand Prix

The 36th Grafham Grand Prix, the 4th event of the GJW Direct Sailjuice Winter Series, was held on Monday 2nd January. 192 boats entered, the largest entry for this event in this century! The home club swelled the entry lists with an impressive 50 entries. Racing was split across three tracks, a fast fleet (42 boats) […]

Grafham Water Sailing Club – Autumn Retrospective

Ben Saxton and Toby Lewis retain the Endeavour Trophy (© Roger Mant / Yachts & Yachting) Autumn Retrospective Race teams and safety crews will attest to the fact that the autumn of 2016 has been a very active period for the club on the racing front. For various reasons, the events of the autumn have […]

2016 Catamaran Open – Picture Gallery

Sprint 15 Start. Photo © Nick Champion Visit Nick here for lots more photographs Images in photo gallery © Charlie Stacey