News: Youth & Juniors

Team Grafham Success in Cambs Youth League

Congratulations to the 30 Team Grafham members who took part in this year’s Youth League run by the Cambridgeshire Schools and Youth Sailing Association. This annual series consists of five events across the season with the final event at Paxton SC on a very windy Saturday 13th October where 11 of the 23 entrants and […]

Fun OnBoard at BYS Championships

OnBoard Fleet Diary, RYA British Junior Regional Championships East Region Grafham Water Sailing Club, 29-30th September 2019 Saturday’s weather was perfect for the onboard fleet with sunny skies and a light cross-shore breeze, with 8 young excited competitors attending their first ever Regatta.   The Sun was shining, the wind was light, this was ideal for these […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Cambridgeshire Youth League starts Saturday 21st April

The 2018 Cambridgeshire Youth League, organised by the Cambridgeshire Schools and Youth Sailing Association, starts this Saturday at Cam Sailing Club. Briefing is at 10:30 with the first of 3 races at 11:00. Entry is only £1 and there are various age group prizes, so lots of opportunities to win something. There is no need […]

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

Team Grafham Half Term Camp October 2017

Day 1 of Team Grafham Half Term Camp went well. The sailors enjoyed the light winds and even sailed over the plug hole! Day 2 of the Team Grafham Half Term Camp went well. The sailors went yachting this morning and did some windy single-handed sailing this afternoon. There will be some tired sailors tonight! […]

Saturday Programme – November & December

We have been very encouraged by the popularity of our Saturday activities; last weekend we estimate we had over 75 boats on the water doing various things; and that isn’t counting the 60 Solos on the lake for their Open Meeting!  We have already announced an extension to the end of October, and we have […]

Sonia Evans takes 1st at National Topper event

Congratulations to Sonia Evans of Grafham/Priory SC for winning the national 5.3 Topper event at Poole last weekend (16th/17th September), and her younger brother Tim was second in the 4.2 fleet as well. And it had nothing to do with Peter Saxton being the 5.3 fleet race officer! See the full report here