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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 […]

Summer Series 2018 Prizewinners

The prize giving for the summer series will be at lunchtime on Sunday 5th August. The prizewinners are: July special afternoon event: Richard Major D Zero 169 Sunday morning 1st Fast RS300 539 Peter Curtis 1st Allcomers Slow Lark 2459 Nigel Denchfield Fiona Denchfield 1st Asy Monohull RS200 1653 Peter Hudson Adam Hudson 2nd Asy […]

New Start Sequence From Sunday 5th August

The Autumn Series starts on Sunday 5th August (sob – I hope there’s plenty more summer to come before autumn really starts!). As an experiment, the start sequence will change so that the Slow Handicap fleet will start first on numeral 3. All other starts will move back 2 minutes in the same order as […]

Get Ready for the School Holidays

There are still spaces on the Summer Camp, which runs from Monday 6th to Thursday 9th August. If you haven’t booked your place yet, why not contact the office? During the day our team, led by Chief Instructor Matt French, will provide opportunities to dinghy sail, windsurf and powerboat. This is a fun week – […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lots Happening this Bank Holiday Week (28th May – 3rd June)

Our new committee boat arrived on Wednesday 30th May. Commissioning will start soon. Meanwhile our new Searider (Searider 7) is being fitted out to the club’s spec.       Thirteen youngsters are learning to sail on a Youth Beginners Course.   On Thursday and Friday 31st May/1st June we are also holding a two […]

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 […]

Spring Series 2018 Prize Winners

Morning Allcomers Slow 1st Ian Walters Solo 5586 2nd Rebecca Reid RS Aero 7 1511 Allcomers Fast 1st Peter Curtis RS300 539 Asymmetric Monohull 1st Peter Hudson/Adam Hudson RS200 1653 D-Zero 1st Richard Major 169 2nd John Aston 3 Asymmetric Multihull 1st Steward Smith Nacra 16 Solo Spi 63 2nd Gordy Baines Spitfire Spi S/H […]