News: Grafham Events

Try Sailing This Summer – Saturday 14th July

As part of the RYA “Try Sailing this Summer” initiative, we are holding a Trial a Sail Day on Saturday 14th July. If you missed the open day on 7th May, or are hoping that there may be more wind than then, or would just like to get out on glorious Grafham Water, we are offering free dinghy and catamaran […]

Flying Fifteen Inland Championships, June 9-10 2018

Championship Winners Graham Vials & Chris Turner Flying 15 Inlands Championships and World Qualifiers 2018 The 2018 Flying Fifteen Inland Championships were sailed on the weekend of June 9th-10th at Grafham Water Sailing Club.  The event was designated a qualifier for the next World Championships, to be held at the National Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire […]

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 […]

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 […]

Club Open Day – Push the Boat Out – 7th May

Ever wanted to try sailing? Then come along to Grafham Water Sailing Club on Monday, 7 May.  As part of the nationwide Push the Boat Out Initiative from the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), we are offering free sailing and windsurfing taster sessions for children and adults.  Don’t worry if you have never sailed before; there […]

Grafham Grand Prix – Saturday 30th December

Photo: Tim Olin The 37th Grafham Grand Prix, the 4th event in the GJW Direct Sailjuice winter series, took place on Saturday 30th December. The competitors saw an exciting day with 20-25 knots and gusts up to 30 knots. The challenging conditions led to many deciding to stay on shore, with 73 boats taking to […]

Xmas Pursuit Race and Lunch 17th Dec 2017

The Christmas pursuit race will take place on Sunday 17th December. You can see the Notice of Race here. SSIs are here The race will be followed by the traditional Christmas dinner prepared by Lisa and the team. The menu is here. To book please speak to the Galley or you can book online here. […]

2017 Cat Open Rescheduled

The Grafham Cat Open that had to be postponed due to Storm Brian has been rescheduled to 17/18 March 2018. Watch this space for further information.

Saturday Programme – November & December

We have been very encouraged by the popularity of our Saturday activities; last weekend we estimate we had over 75 boats on the water doing various things; and that isn’t counting the 60 Solos on the lake for their Open Meeting!  We have already announced an extension to the end of October, and we have […]

Duke of Edinburgh Club Championship

The 2017 Club Championships was sailed on Sunday 24th September in champagne racing conditions, sun and a brisk force 3. 50 boats entered and the Race Officer and his team set a variety of courses during the day to ensure no class was favoured. The wind was from an unusual south east direction which resulted […]