Author Archives: Hilary Talbot

Part Time Coxswain

We are looking for a Part time Coxswain.  Minimum hours required will be four and a half days every two weeks including a weekend.   Immediate start and full training given.  PB2 and First Aid preferred but not essential.  Please apply to by 31st August 2021. Any questions please call: Heather Dance on 01480 810478. […]

Championship Successes

Photo copyright LoSSC Grafham sailors have been continuing their run of successes at national championships at the end of June. Chris Brown, who is current club champion, won the Solo Class Vintage Championship at Leigh-on-Sea with three straight wins He also won prizes for being first to the windward mark in each of the three […]

Club Race Management Session – 17th July

Photo copyright Paul Sanwell / OPP It has been a long time since we had a race management session. Since the last one, our arrangements have changed, our numbers racing have increased, and this has resulted in some difficulties and possibly some stress for the committee boat team on the water.  We want to remove […]

Europe Nationals

Club members Mandy Horton, Richard Major and David Summerville competed in the 2021 Europe UK National Championship, at the Weymouth & Portland National Sailing Academy, over the long weekend of 18th – 20th June. 50 boats competed, the largest turnout for the class in several decades. Conditions were a lively 20 – 30 knots on […]

Sociable Saturdays at Grafham

The club is always buzzing on a Saturday from April until the end of October (or later if the weather holds), with coaching, informal racing and cake. On Saturday mornings we have an Adult Coaching session. This is run by our experienced coaches Matt and Mandy and is open to anyone with RYA Level 2. […]

Changing Room Operation

From Saturday 24th April 2021 we are reopening the changing rooms and showers. There will be limited space, with room for 20 in the Gents’ and 10 in the Ladies’. We continue to ask members if they can to change at home or in their cars. Please remember that indoor spaces such as changing rooms […]

Coronavirus FAQ

Latest Update as of 19th May 2021 To help in understanding the current situation at the Club as a result of Coronavirus, we have put together an updated FAQ. If you have a question you think we should address here, please email the Webmaster. Q: Who am I allowed to meet with at the club? A: […]

Learn More

About Us The best inland sailing in the UK Grafham Water Sailing Club is an active family friendly club located in Cambridgeshire. Our members sail dinghies, foilers, windsurfers, day keelboats and small sailing cruisers. We also have groups for model yachting, stand-up paddleboards and virtual sailing. We sail on a 1,600 acre reservoir, 3 miles […]

Timekeepers Wanted

Have the time of your life… We have opportunities for more people to join the race management teams for open meetings at Grafham. Our race management is rightly highly regarded by those who visit us for open events, with classes queuing up to have us host events for them. We have experienced and well qualified […]

Latest eSailing Series

The Grafham Lockdown 3 Virtual Sailing Series finished on 10th March. 16 sailors took part in the six week series on Wednesday evenings. It was won by eSailing fleet captain and RYA Eastern Region eSailing champion James Curtis, with Jon Quick second and Craig Russell third. Virtual Sailing is open to all Grafham members and is […]