News: Grafham Events

Autumn Series Prizegiving

The prize-giving for the Autumn series will be held after racing on Sunday 11th November. The winners are: AM 1st Allcomers Slow Solo 5586 Ian Waters 2nd Allcomers Slow Solo 4040 Dave Goudie 3rd Allcomers Slow Solo 5738 Ewan Birkin-Walls 1st Fast RS600 866 Brian Briggs 1st Asy Monohull 2000 2714 Andy Baldwin Mark Baldwin […]

Huge Success for Team Grafham at BYS Junior Champs

Team Grafham Coaches Matt and Mandy receiving the Development Trophy The RYA’s British Youth Sailing Eastern Region Junior Championships came to Grafham on 29th-30th September. This was previously known as the Zone Championships and this year for the first time it included Fun OnBoard to allow those relatively new to the sport of sailing to join […]

Dan Wigmore Crowned Club Champion

The Club Championships for the Duke of Edinburgh trophy were held on Sunday 16 September.  The conditions were excellent with Force 4/5 winds proving challenging conditions throughout the day. Race Officer Richard Keyworth set a variety of courses, as is traditional for this event.  47 boats took part; 20 in the Slow Single Hander Fleet, […]

RYA Regional Junior Championships/Fun OnBoard

The RYA British Youth Sailing Regional Championships is coming to Grafham on 29th and 30th September. This event, which used to be called the Zone Squads, now includes a new Fun OnBoard Fleet as well as the usual Championship and Regatta fleets. The Fun OnBoard Fleet is for those relatively new to the sport of […]

Bank Holiday Monday Long Distance Race

After two days of horrible weather (thunder storms on Saturday, rain and strong winds on Sunday), we had more accommodating conditions for Monday’s Long Distance Race.  The wind was still fresh, sufficient for interesting and exhilarating sailing. Six teams entered for the whole race (starting at 10:30 and finishing at 6pm) and a number of […]

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 […]

2018 Bank Holiday Regatta

At the end of the month we have our Bank Holiday Regatta.  This will be run over the three days of the bank holiday weekend but you only need to sail on two of the three days to qualify.  The bar will be open on Sunday and Monday and on Monday we will be holding a […]

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 […]