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 […]

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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 […]

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Lots Happening this Bank Holiday Week (28th May – 3rd June)

Our new committee boat arrived on Wednesday 30th May. Commissioning will start soon. Meanwhile our new Searider (Searider 7) is being fitted out to the club’s spec.       Thirteen youngsters are learning to sail on a Youth Beginners Course.   On Thursday and Friday 31st May/1st June we are also holding a two […]

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Stuart Goes Sailing – Open Day 7 May 2018

Stuart was quite a small rabbit and often very frightened about what young Ellie’s dad kept saying, it was something to do with a cooking pot and Stuart did not feel comfortable about it. However, today Stuart was very very excited as he was going sailing with Ellie. He was a little worried when he […]

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Push The Boat Out Open Day a Huge Success

Our open day on Monday 7th May attracted more than 200 people, many of whom enjoyed taster sessions on dinghies, windsurfers, a cruiser, a Drascombe Longboat and Grafham Belle. The event had been well publicised with posters, fliers, posts on both GWSC and the RYA Facebook pages and websites. There were also two 5 minute […]

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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 […]

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Club Open Day – Push the Boat Out – 7th May

Ever wanted to try sailing? Then come along to Grafham Water Sailing Club on Monday, 7 May.  As part of the nationwide Push the Boat Out Initiative from the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), we are offering free sailing and windsurfing taster sessions for children and adults.  Don’t worry if you have never sailed before; there […]

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Brian Thake 1931-2018 (Updated with donation details)

It is with great sadness that I bring you the news that Brian Thake has passed away, a few days short of his 87th birthday. He had been ill for some time, and unable to sail for the past few years. However, his great enthusiasm for getting afloat stayed with him throughout much of his […]

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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 […]

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