Mark Laying Training Day – 24th Feb 2018

Interested in Mark Laying at Grafham Events? The Club is organising an on-the-water practical training day on 24 February (2018) for club volunteers interested in helping at open meetings and championships to practise mark-laying and understand a bit more about race management. Grafham Water Sailing Club hosts a number of important championships and open meetings […]

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New Buoys

All the buoys are blue… …except for X, which has been renewed but is still red. All the Club’s other fixed buoys have now been replaced by new blue barrels. So why did we get rid of  the yellow and yellow/black buoys? Because the paint comes off too easily and thus they are hard to […]

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Sociable Saturday 11th November 2017

Despite it being almost the middle of November, an enthusiastic band of 15 sailors in 12 boats turned out for the extended Sociable Saturday activities of Coaching and Racing in the morning. Matt and Mandy gave tips and advice alongside the racetrack run by Ian, where two races took place. Pete Windsor made a video […]

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Autumn Series Prizegiving and Winners

The prize giving for the Autumn Series was held on Sunday 12th November. Above – Andy and Mark Baldwin – 1st Mono Asymmetric. Below Ann Young, 1st Laser 4.7, Kevin Cummerson, 1st Spitfire, Richard Major – 2nd D-Zero. Congratulations to all prize winners, who are: Morning Flying Fifteen 1st Flying 15 3789            […]

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Racing News: Winter Sundays Update

A change to the Notice of Race for the Winter Series which begins on 5th November 2017 has been posted. The format used last winter of three races sailed back to back will be used again this coming winter as daylight is very short from the middle of November to the middle of January. The […]

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Team Grafham Half Term Camp October 2017

Day 1 of Team Grafham Half Term Camp went well. The sailors enjoyed the light winds and even sailed over the plug hole! Day 2 of the Team Grafham Half Term Camp went well. The sailors went yachting this morning and did some windy single-handed sailing this afternoon. There will be some tired sailors tonight! […]

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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 […]

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Saturday Programme – November & December

We have been very encouraged by the popularity of our Saturday activities; last weekend we estimate we had over 75 boats on the water doing various things; and that isn’t counting the 60 Solos on the lake for their Open Meeting!  We have already announced an extension to the end of October, and we have […]

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Ben Saxton wins Endeavour Trophy 2017

Congratulations again to Ben Saxton, this time for winning the Endeavour Trophy for the third successive time. Along with ‘supercrew’ Toby Lewis they won the event for the third year running with six race wins. Y&Y Report here

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