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Welcome to the Burton Sailing Club website

 

We are a fun, family club that provides a vast range of activities from training for beginners to regular racing, windsurfing and offshore sailing.

 

We enjoy excellent sailing facilities at Foremark Reservoir amidst the dramatic Derbyshire countryside, in the heart of the National Forest within easy reach of Derby, Nottingham, Burton, Leicester and Loughborough.

 

More information about the activities we offer, and membership, is given via the tabs above, and the latest news from the club is given below. We hope you enjoy reading about our club, and come and visit us at Foremark soon!

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Latest News
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 19:55

Tuesday Evening Race Coaching

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Brett Cockayne will be returning to BSC for Tuesday evening race coaching, starting from 14th April. Sessions start at 6pm; boats on the water by 6:30; sessions will keep going until the light runs out!
Thursday, 19 March 2015 17:39

Flying Fifteen Events 2015

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Our Flying Fifteen fleet will be running an extensive programme of training this year, finishing with the Burton SC open meeting in September. For more details, download the 2015 programme here.
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 21:34

Contender Open - 21/22 March

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The Contender fleet will be hosting an open meeting at Burton SC on Sat 21st and Sun 22nd March. The Notice of Race is available here.
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 21:30

Keelboat training at Burton SC

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As of today, Burton SC is an RYA-approved keelboat training centre! We will now be able to provide keelboat endorsements on all future 'learn to sail' courses.   For up-coming course dates, see the Training tab above.
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 20:09

Winter talks at Burton SC

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We will be running a series of talks over the next few weeks. These talks will take place on Wednesday evenings starting at around 7.30pm and will cover a variety of topics. Wednesday 11th February - Kevin Bloor of Alverbank Sails will be our guest delivering a wonderful talk on the Racing Rules of Sailing. He will be covering the most common rules used and abused within club racing and enhancing your understanding of how to use them to your advantage whilst out on the water. Wednesday 25th February - Burton SC training guru Mark Meadows will deliver a light-hearted…
Saturday, 03 January 2015 17:03

First Aid Course - 31st Jan

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We will be running our next First Aid course on Saturday 31st Jan. £50 for non-members; £5 for members; 100% subsidy for BSC instructors. Book your place now via the Training tab above.
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