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Restarting Coaching for Club Members

We are very pleased to announce that we are planning to restart club coaching for adults and juniors with two experimental sessions, on Saturday 4th July and 11th July. Lessons learned on 4th July may lead to us amending the plans for the 11th. If the format is successful then we intend to extend the […]

Coronavirus Blog

The intention of this blog is to keep a history of announcements made by the Club, but also to provide a way of helping members to keep connected. It will be a mix of factual posts and more light-hearted items and will also include links to items that may be helpful. Click here for the […]

Refurb-Blog

After (above) and before: Male visitors and club members are probably unaware of what the ladies’ changing room in the clubhouse is like. Firstly it is much smaller, as the whole clubhouse width area at the back of the gents does not exist in the ladies, who have only the area excluding this section. Secondly […]

Tower Dash Special

Wednesday 3rd June competition – if you accept the challenge. Use the round the Tower Dash rules for 2020 published today, the starting gate will be open all day but will close at 18h00. Please note the water closes at 18h30 and the Club site will shut at 19h00. You should apply social distancing rules […]

eSailing

Missing your racing fix? Then eSailing is the answer. Several Grafham fleets are now running eSailing races using Virtual Regatta. Click here to access the eSailing Guide. eSailing Schedule and Contacts eSailing is now in abeyance as real sailing has restarted. Look out for more eSailing in the autumn. Newly appointed eSailing fleet captain is […]

Coronavirus FAQ

To help in understanding the current situation at the Club as a result of Coronavirus, we have put together an updated FAQ. If you have a question you think we should address here, please email the Webmaster. Q: How can I contact the office? A: As well as the email address, office@grafham.org, there is a new […]

Safety and Support Day 2020

35 people and 6 instructors participated on Saturday 14th March in the day which was aimed at Safety and Race Management teams and run by Andrew Lawman and Nigel Denchfield. It was quite a calm day weather-wise, in fact the green flag was up for a change! We covered some Pico and Laser 2000 rescues, […]

Temporary Chandlery Arrangements

Due to the recent circumstances resulting in the Office being physically closed (though the Office can still be contacted by email and phone) you will not be allowed into the Chandlery. To allow Club members to continue casual leisure sailing, (including repairing and tinkering with your boats) all items from the Chandlery can now be […]

Coronavirus

We are all aware through numerous media channels about the rapidly changing situation with Coronavirus.  On Monday this week the Government issued new guidance, in particular on social distancing.  In the light of this we are instigating the procedures set out below to protect all parties whilst at the same time endeavouring to keep Grafham […]

BUSA Qualifiers

On 1st-2nd February 2020 Grafham welcomed 15 teams of students from 7 universities across the area for the Midlands area Qualifiers for the British Universities Sailing Association (BUSA) team racing championships. This was hosted by Cambridge University, who are members of GWSC and was sailed in Fireflies. The event consists of 90 six-minute races between […]