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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sociable Saturday 13th January 2018

Firstly, I would like to welcome Sylwia, Conor and Anton to our happy group.  I met Sylwia and Conor today and I believe Anton was there last week.  Welcome and we are pleased to have you join us. Probably the most notable item of news today was that there was NO CAKE!  Richard Major came […]

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Sociable Saturday 24th March 2018

After howling winds all winter we were left drifting today.  Fortunately no rain to dampen our spirits.  A relatively small turnout with Steve, Becky, Pete, Edda & Ann to the fore, apologies to those I didn’t clock as I snook out early to join some D-Zeros training together.  Once I saw the Sociable Saturday crew […]

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Tower Dash

This event, introduced last year year, will run until December.  It takes the form of a timed sail from the Club, around the Tower, and back to the Club.  Details are set out in the Tower Dash Sailing Instructions. We’re starting this year’s event on Wednesday, April 4th (from 4 p.m. onwards) and there will be special prizes for the […]

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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 […]

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