News: Sailing & Racing

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 all three days and on Monday we will be holding […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Will Smith and Abi Clarke crowned 2018 Youth National Nacra Champions

Congratulations to Grafham young sailor Will Smith and his crew Abi Clarke who have won the RYA 2018 Nacra Youth Championships. Read the full report here

Sprint 15 Open Meeting 25th March

Sprint 15 Winter Traveller 25th March    Photos Jeremy Atkins The Sprint 15s sailed for the Chris Black Trophy on Sunday 25 March in with Club Racing. There was close racing in light winds and Stuart Snell won the event. Grafham youth sailor Rhys Atkins took part in his first Open event in a Sprint […]

Tower Dash

This event, introduced last year year, will run until December.  It takes the form of a timed sail from the Club, around the Tower, and back to the Club.  Details are set out in the Tower Dash Sailing Instructions. We’re starting this year’s event on Wednesday, April 4th (from 4 p.m. onwards) and there will be special prizes for the […]

Fitting Out Social

Following the success of last year’s event, on Wednesday 4 April we are holding a “fitting out” social event at the Club.  This is a warm up for the Wednesday evening series, which starts the following week.  Activities for the evening are as follows: First Tower Dash of 2018 From 4pm with prizes for this event […]