Author Archives: Hilary Talbot

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Gill Winter Series Prizegiving The prizegiving for the Gill Winter Series will be held at 10:00 before sailing on Sunday 14th April in the cafeteria – attendees will be offered a free bacon roll and entered into a free raffle to win a pair of Gill sunglasses. This has been postponed due to the weather […]

Youth Sailing News

Stop Press – 2024 Cambs Youth League Dates The timetable for the 2024 Youth League has now been published: 24th April – Cam SC 1st June – Grafham Water SC 6th July – Ely SC 21st September – Paxton Lakes SC 12th October – Hunts SC Team Grafham Triumph at Cambs Youth League! The final […]

Bar/Office Staff Vacancy

We are looking for a person to run the club bar on Wednesday evenings and some Saturday afternoon/evenings – timings as follows: 6:30/7pm to 9:30/10pm every Wednesday from 10th April until 4th September. Some Saturdays from 4pm until close. We are also looking for someone to work in the office on Saturdays and/or Sundays as […]

Working Party News

The club has large grounds to support the range of activities we offer and these require continuous improvement and maintenance for the benefit of members and visitors. We are very fortunate to have a group of 10 regular volunteers who turn up every Tuesday to help with these activities and allow us to undertake some bigger […]

Coming Up at GWSC

Regular Saturday Activities All our regular Saturday activities restart on 6h April 2024. See below for more details: Taster Sessions Would you like to find out if sailing is for you? Or perhaps you sailed a very long time ago and want to see if you’d like to get back into it? Then our Taster […]

Andrew Lawman 1987 – 2023

Andrew Lawman, aged 35, died in a tragic farming accident on Wednesday 3rd May 2023. He had been associated with Grafham Water Sailing Club since he was a pupil at Kimbolton School. His contribution to the club was huge and centred around the Safety Fleet. He worked as a part-time Coxswain for a number of […]

Peter Waghorn Regatta

Good Turnout for the Peter Waghorn Regatta Report by John Aston On Coronation Bank Holiday Monday, Grafham Water SC ran a special regatta to commemorate Peter Waghorn and his huge contribution to the Club. Peter Waghorn passed away on Sunday 15th January 2023 after a brief illness, just short of his 90th birthday. He retired in his […]

Peter Waghorn MBE 1933 – 2023

To commemorate Peter and his huge contribution to the Club, we will be running a one day regatta on Monday 8 May (the Coronation bank holiday).  Please put the date in your diaries: more details, including how to enter, can be found here. Peter sadly passed away on Sunday 15th January 2023 after a brief […]

Gill Wednesday Evening Series

The Wednesday Evening Series, sponsored by Gill Marine, finished on 31st August and was rounded off by a Pursuit Race followed by the Prizegiving dinner on 7th September. The prizes for the series, generously donated by club sponsors Gill Marine, were presented by Rear Commodore Mark Rushton. The pursuit race was won by David and […]

Summer Camp 2022

It’s back and it’s bigger and better than ever! 37 young people have gathered at Grafham for the week-long highlight of the summer holidays, under the watchful guidance of coaches Matt and Mandy. Monday dawned hot and sunny, but sadly lacking in the critical requirement for sailing – wind. The participants were divided into four […]