News: Open Meetings

38th Grafham Grand Prix

The 38th Grafham Grand Prix, part of the Sailjuice Winter Series, took place on Sunday 30th December.  Conditions for the end of December were kind: a gentle 6 to 8 knot breeze and temperature of around 10 deg C.  There was a record entry of 203 boats, with the entry list full some 12 hours […]

Laser Masters Inland Championships 24-25 Nov 2018

Surprised what another day will bring. Get up before dawn again and drive to Grafham. Saturday was dull with low cloud and it was great to see the cheerful  members from the Grafham fleet helping on the gate to help visitors park. On Sunday the sun is trying to break through the clouds but the […]

Catamaran Open Meeting 20th-21st October

70 catamarans took part in the Grafham Cat Open which happily (after the storms of last year) took place on a sunny weekend in a force 2-3 light Southerly breeze. There were 18 Club boats taking part. The following is a summary of the results.   The Sprint 15s were the largest fleet with 28 […]

Solo Inland Championships

67 competitors, including 7 GWSC sailors, enjoyed varied conditions from 6-16 knots, some rain and sunshine on 22-23 September for the Solo Inland Championships. Congratulations to Tom Gillard who won 5 of the 6 races and carried off a haul of trophies.   Well done to Ewan Birkin-Walls who was first Grafham boat in 9th […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open Sunday 25th March

On Sunday 25 March it is the Sprint 15 Winter Traveller Open which is run in with Club Racing. The Sprint 15 catamarans will start first, 2 minutes before the first Club start but will be started with flags, not numeral boards. In the morning the DZeros will not start on numeral 3 but will […]

CAT Open this weekend 17th/18th March – Update!

Over the last few days we have been monitoring the weather forecasts for this coming weekend.  The latest forecasts for both days are showing very high winds, low temperatures, a warning of snow and if anything show a worsening trend.  Against this background, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel this weekend’s CAT Open. […]

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 […]