News: Family & Social

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 […]

Sociable Saturday 24th March 2018

After howling winds all winter we were left drifting today.  Fortunately no rain to dampen our spirits.  A relatively small turnout with Steve, Becky, Pete, Edda & Ann to the fore, apologies to those I didn’t clock as I snook out early to join some D-Zeros training together.  Once I saw the Sociable Saturday crew […]

Fitting Out Social

Following the success of last year’s event, on Wednesday 4 April we are holding a “fitting out” social event at the Club.  This is a warm up for the Wednesday evening series, which starts the following week.  Activities for the evening are as follows: First Tower Dash of 2018 From 4pm with prizes for this event […]

Working Party – Wednesday 17th January

Your Club Needs You! Working parties take place on the third Wednesday of each month. Volunteers for the working parties are always welcome. Start time is 10:30. Planned work for Wednesday 17th January is: Start the redecoration of the wet bar. Materials are already available. Stripping the decks of Moon Shadow for repainting with deck […]

Gents’ Showers Works

Essential works to Gents Showers Starting on Friday 5th January, we will be carrying out essential repair work to the gents showers.  This will involve replacing the floor (which has been leaking) with a new floor and laying tiles in the area immediately outside the shower area. The work is expected to take up to […]

Judi Figgures MBE

We were deeply saddened to learn of the death of Judi Figgures, former club member and a co-founder of Grafham Water Sailability. Judi passed away peacefully at her home in Huntingdon on Tuesday 28th November. She was an inspiration to many Sailability sailors and formerly a familiar, cheerful and friendly face around Grafham Water Sailing […]