Monthly Archives: October 2018

New Safety Flag System Starts on 1st November

We are changing the flag system that signifies the general sailing conditions (the flag[s] displayed on the fuel shed’s pole). Please see these associated documents: A full depiction of the new flag system: https://www.grafham.org/sailing-racing/safety-on-the-water.html A new map of the sailing areas is also available to download: https://www.grafham.org/wp-content/uploads/_pdfs/Club%20Racing/GWSC-Sailing-Areas.pdf When? The new system will start on November 1, […]

Catamaran Open Meeting 20th-21st October

70 catamarans took part in the Grafham Cat Open which happily (after the storms of last year) took place on a sunny weekend in a force 2-3 light Southerly breeze. There were 18 Club boats taking part. The following is a summary of the results.   The Sprint 15s were the largest fleet with 28 […]

Team Grafham Success in Cambs Youth League

Congratulations to the 30 Team Grafham members who took part in this year’s Youth League run by the Cambridgeshire Schools and Youth Sailing Association. This annual series consists of five events across the season with the final event at Paxton SC on a very windy Saturday 13th October where 11 of the 23 entrants and […]

Fun OnBoard at BYS Championships

OnBoard Fleet Diary, RYA British Junior Regional Championships East Region Grafham Water Sailing Club, 29-30th September 2019 Saturday’s weather was perfect for the onboard fleet with sunny skies and a light cross-shore breeze, with 8 young excited competitors attending their first ever Regatta.   The Sun was shining, the wind was light, this was ideal for these […]

Huge Success for Team Grafham at BYS Junior Champs

Team Grafham Coaches Matt and Mandy receiving the Development Trophy The RYA’s British Youth Sailing Eastern Region Junior Championships came to Grafham on 29th-30th September. This was previously known as the Zone Championships and this year for the first time it included Fun OnBoard to allow those relatively new to the sport of sailing to join […]

Dan Wigmore Crowned Club Champion

The Club Championships for the Duke of Edinburgh trophy were held on Sunday 16 September.  The conditions were excellent with Force 4/5 winds proving challenging conditions throughout the day. Race Officer Richard Keyworth set a variety of courses, as is traditional for this event.  47 boats took part; 20 in the Slow Single Hander Fleet, […]