News: Grafham Events

39th Grafham Grand Prix

The 39th Grand Prix, sponsored by Sailing Chandlery, took place on Sunday 29 December.  197 boats entered, including an impressive 65 from Grafham.  Racing was over three separate tracks, a fast and asymmetric fleet with 42 entries, including 10 catamarans; a medium fleet with 74 entries, and a slow fleet with 81 entries, including 5 […]

Taster Day 6th July

Try sailing at Grafham Water Sailing Club on Saturday 6 July. Come along between 1030 and 1530 and we can offer you a great introduction to sailing or windsurfing.  Qualified instructors and other experienced sailors will be there to help you.  Adults and children (over eight) welcome. Cost is £10 per person.  We have a […]

Peter Saxton wins RYA Award

We are delighted to announce that Peter Saxton has been awarded an RYA Community Award (Lifelong Commitment). This is presented to outstanding individuals for their exceptional commitment and dedication to their club for at least 15 years. Peter has been a member of Grafham for over forty years and has served the Club in many […]

NSSA 2017 at Grafham

Grafham Young Sailors bring home the silverware! Last week (24th-28th July), in conjunction with CSYSA and the Grafham Water Centre, we hosted the NSSA National Youth Regatta at Grafham.  Over three hundred competitors entered from 17 different teams, with the largest representation from our own Cambridgeshire.  Conditions over the week were testing: a cold, fresh […]

50th Anniversary 9-hour race

There were some epic performances in the 50th anniversary nine hour race yesterday. The wind varied from mainly around 20 knots, gusting to 30 and dropping to 6-8 for s short while, but it stayed mainly dry, apart from one vicious squall. Thirteen teams took part, and overall winners were the Flying 15 team of […]

A Right Royal Visit

On Wednesday, May 25th, HRH the Duke of Edinburgh visited Grafham Water to open the new reservoir, designed to provide increased capacity for treated water from the main reservoir. The ceremony also marked the 50th anniversary of the opening of the main reservoir and Grafham Water Sailing Club was represented at both events (in one or […]