CSYSA Training Weekend / Cambs Youth Sailing League

If you intend to participate in the training weekend at Grafham on 3rd and 4th June you need to register now so that we can give the final numbers to Grafham Water Centre by the end of this week. On Saturday 3rd it is the Grafham Youth League and on Sunday 4th we’re joining in […]

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CSYSA Training Weekend

As you will be aware, the NSSA Regatta is this year being hosted by CSYSA at Grafham Water in July. We would therefore like to give you the opportunity to get in as much practice as possible on Grafham Water so we will once again be running a training weekend. This year the training weekend […]

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Push the Boat Out 2017

Grafham is once again participating in ‘Push the Boat Out’ – an RYA initiative to encourage newcomers to our sport – and perhaps to remind ‘lapsed sailors’ of what they’re missing! So, whether you’re a compulsive sailor / racer / windsurfer, an occasional cruiser, a sailing widow (or widower) or just someone who’d like to […]

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CSYSA Forthcoming Events

NSSA Inland Championships 27th and 28th May This year the NSSA Inlands are at Draycote Water Sailing Club near Rugby, about one and a half hours from Cambridge. For this event we don’t usually go as a team although there will be a team prize this year so the more entries from Cambridgeshire the greater […]

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Topper Inlands 2017

Grafham hosted the Topper Inland Championships over the weekend of April 29th – 30th. After predominantly light airs on Saturday, the breeze picked up on Sunday and provided some challenging and exhilarating sailing.

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Team Grafham – April 29th

  Team Grafham attracted 20 enthusiastic participants this weekend, who demonstrated their growing skill and confidence sailing around a triangular course in conditions close to ideal. We’re now urging everyone to take part in the Cambridgeshire Youth League event on June 3rd – there’ll be no ‘regular’ Team Grafham that day to distract you! The Cambs […]

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Grafham ‘Youth Classes’ Day

When? Bank Holiday Monday 1st May.  Sailing sessions run from 1030 to about 1630. Where? Grafham Water Sailing Club, Perry, Cambridgeshire PE28 0BU Who’s organising it? Grafham Water Sailing Club and the youth classes, with support from the RYA.  Which boats? 29er, 420, Nacra 15 and Spitfire.  Each of the classes will be providing experienced helms/crews to help sail the boats […]

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Cambridgeshire Youth League

The first Cambridgeshire Youth League event of 2017 takes place 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 to pre-register, just turn up […]

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Flying Fifteen Fleet Newsletter – April 17th

Easter Salver The first Fleet ‘special’ of 2017 was sailed in a fresh breeze on Easter Sunday. After the unseasonably balmy conditions of previous weeks, things felt a bit chilly, but the five crews who showed up faced the prospect of serious exercise which soon got the circulation going. I didn’t compete (my crew was unfortunately ‘indisposed’) so […]

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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.

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