News: Youth & Juniors

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

Cambs Youth League Event – Hunts SC Sat 9th Sept

The fourth Cambridgeshire Youth League event of 2017 takes place this Saturday at Hunts 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 to pre-register, just turn up […]

NSSA Single Handed Team Racing

CSYSA are now accepting entries for the NSSA Single Handed Team Racing which this year takes place on 7th and 8th October at Banbury Sailing Club. As usual the event is sailed in Toppers (provided by the organisers) and the total cost for the weekend will be either £103 or £157 per person (dependant upon how […]

More Let’s Go Windsurfing Dates Added

Due to the popularity of this Sociable Saturday activity, three further dates have been added: Saturdays 26th August, 16th September and 30th September More information here

India Page-Wood Crowned 2017 Optimist European Girl Champion

Congratulations to GWSC young sailor, India Page-Wood who claimed top spot on the podium at the European Optimist Championships in Bourgas, Bulgaria. We believe she is the first British girl to claim the title. Read more here

NSSA 2017 at Grafham

Grafham Young Sailors bring home the silverware! Last week (24th-28th July), in conjunction with CSYSA and the Grafham Water Centre, we hosted the NSSA National Youth Regatta at Grafham.  Over three hundred competitors entered from 17 different teams, with the largest representation from our own Cambridgeshire.  Conditions over the week were testing: a cold, fresh […]

Cambs Youth League: June 3rd

On Saturday 3rd June, 36 sailors took part in this year’s Grafham round of the Cambridgeshire Youth League. There were 17 entries from Grafham: 14 of these sailors have been attending our Team Grafham sessions on Saturday afternoons. The conditions were perfect, with winds ranging from about 7 to 13 knots and lots of sunshine. […]