News: Family & Social

Abersoch Dinghy Week 2019

John Clifton 1917 – 2018

It is with sadness that I report the death of John Clifton, friend and Flying Fifteen afficionado at Grafham for so many years. John was a founder member of the club and we owe him a huge debt of gratitude for his energy and enthusiasm in helping to establish Grafham Water Sailing Club as the […]

Sunday 16th December – Christmas at Grafham

On Sunday 16th December it is Christmas Party time. The action kicks off with the Pursuit Race (click for NoR and SSI) followed by Christmas Lunch. If you haven’t already booked for lunch there are only a few places left so contact the office or ask the kitchen. The possible courses for the Pursuit Race are shown in […]

Caption Competition

Spotted on Grafham Water this summer! There will be a prize for the best caption suggestion – email webmaster@grafham.org by Saturday 15th September. The winner will be announced at the Duke Of Edinburgh Club Championship/Bart’s Bash on Sunday 16th September.

Isaac’s First Sail

Two year old Isaac had his first outing in a boat this week, when he went sailing with his mum and grandparents in their Miracle. Conditions were ideal for a first sail. He had a lovely time and was very keen to share his picnic with the This Girl Can sailors. We hope to see him, […]

Summer Camp 2018 Memories

The 2018 Summer Camp was a great success and 31 young people had a fantastic time on and off the water. As well as dinghy sailing each morning, in the afternoons the participants had a chance to try Stand-up Paddle Boarding, Windsurfing, Laser 2000, Cat and Cruiser Sailing and a Treasure Hunt. Chief Instructor Matt French […]

Cambs Youth League Success for Grafham Sailors

Cambs Youth League came to Grafham on Saturday 2nd June for the second of the five event series for 2018. After a day of great success for our young sailors, Grafham Water SC moved up from third into second position in the league. Congratulations go to all the competitors who enjoyed a nice breeze, although […]

Stuart Goes Sailing – Open Day 7 May 2018

Stuart was quite a small rabbit and often very frightened about what young Ellie’s dad kept saying, it was something to do with a cooking pot and Stuart did not feel comfortable about it. However, today Stuart was very very excited as he was going sailing with Ellie. He was a little worried when he […]

Push The Boat Out Open Day a Huge Success

Our open day on Monday 7th May attracted more than 200 people, many of whom enjoyed taster sessions on dinghies, windsurfers, a cruiser, a Drascombe Longboat and Grafham Belle. The event had been well publicised with posters, fliers, posts on both GWSC and the RYA Facebook pages and websites. There were also two 5 minute […]

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 […]