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!

 Click here for info about up-coming sailing, powerboating and windsurfing courses

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Thursday, 15 November 2018 18:34

Power Boat Course Dates 2019

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The dates for next years powerboat training courses here at Foremark reservoir have now been released and are available to book now. Click here for further course information These courses are a great introduction to the world of powerboating and are suitable for complete beginners from 12 years upwards. Watch this short RYA 'Introduction to powerboating' video All equipment is supplied by the club. Again, this is an extremely popular course so early booking is highly recommended.
Thursday, 15 November 2018 17:56

Learn to Sail at Burton Sailing Club

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Learn to Sail at Burton Sailing Club.... Bookings are now being taken for our popular 'Start sailing' beginners course. Courses are run during the summer here at Foremark reservoir over a series of weekends and are suitable for all ages from 8 to 88. Watch this short 'Start sailing' video Courses do tend to fill up quite quickly so be sure to book early to avoid disappointment. Please 'Click here' for booking information. Dates for our 'Start windsurfing' courses are yet to be released, so watch this space for further information.
Sunday, 04 November 2018 00:19

Christmas Cracker 2018

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Our last race of the 2018 Season will once again be the 'Christmas Cracker' Pursuit race. So, add a little festive cheer to yourself and your boat and join us in one of the highlights of the winter season. The race will take place on Sunday 16th December at 11am and is open to all club members. Last year there was good support from our youth academy and windsurfers, racing alongside the dinghy fleet. We do hope you will join us again this year for some super racing and maybe a mince pie or two in the bar afterwards!
Thursday, 30 August 2018 08:28

Bart's Bash 2018

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On Sunday 16th September, Burton Sailing Club will once again be participating in 'Bart's Bash' The largest sailing event in the world! As this is our usual racing day, Bart's bash will be the first race of the day. The results of which will stand as part of your qualification for the Autumn race series. We do hope you can come along and join us!
Monday, 16 July 2018 08:44


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Congratulations to all of those completing our 'Start Windsurfing' course this weekend. The sun shone and a light oscilating breeze was perfect for getting to grips with this fantastic sport. We hope to see you back on the water at Foremark soon. Our Friday windsurfing club runs weekly throughout the summer from 5pm.
Monday, 02 July 2018 08:03

RS Tera Inlands 2018

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We have had a fabulous weekend hosting the RS Tera inlands this weekend at Burton Sailing Club. The weather has been perfect with a good breeze and plenty of sunshine! A huge 'Thank you' must go to all of our club members who generously gave up their time to help out. We received so many favourable comments from both parents and children saying how well organised the event was from arrival to departure! A superb effort from everyone in the Galley keeping the troups fed and watered, in the dinghy park, making sure the launching and recovery of so many…

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