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Welcome to Bough Beech Sailing Club

We are a friendly, family orientated club in the weald of Kent about 5 miles to the west of Sevenoaks. The club is run by the members for the members and offers first class sailing in an unspoilt location with easy access to the water. BBSC offers general sailing, training at all levels, regular club racing and open meetings supplemented by a growing series of social events. We welcome beginners and experienced sailors alike and a variety of classes are sailed at the club. Our clubhouse offers hot food and a bar at the weekends, often enjoyed by members using our sun terrace overlooking the stunning views. Do come and have a look round the club as new members are welcome.

  • Snipe Open '16

  • Snipe Open '16

  • Boxing Day Rum Race '16

  • Boxing Day Rum Race '16

  • Getting ready for Cadet Day

  • Peter Edwards - Gybing technique

  • Fleet Captain in danger of tea bagging

  • Dave Griffiths - tacking technique

  • That green boat....

  • John Reed, top BBSC boat

  • 2016 Solo Southern Area Championship start line

  • Alex Reindorp leads race 1 in the Streaker open, event winner Howard Frear 1777 back in the pack.

  • Ed Presley winning the Supernova open meeting

  • Members maintaining the club Topper fleet in readiness for the Youth training squad

  • Laser Open 2016

Latest News

New Quiz on Racing Rules is Here!

Alex Maynard  |  18-Jan-2017

The new Quiz (/quiz) has finally been released. The BBSC Quiz has two modes: Writing Multiple Choice Please have a go and enjoy improving your knowledge of racing...

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IMPORTANT 2017 NoR 2nd Amendmant to the Icicle Series

Jon Hill  |  15-Jan-2017

Following the postponement of races 1 and 2 of the current icicle series on 8th January, provision has been made for these to be rescheduled to take place later in the series. Race 1 is rescheduled to take place on Sunday afternoon the 12th February, providing ..

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Scorpion Open new date

Guy Marks  |  28-Dec-2016

The Scorpion Open will now be held at Bough Beech SC on the weekend of the 8th/9th April, 2017. For more details see the diary pages of the club website, or contact Linda Wolfenden at

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Holiday Catering

Neil Williams  |  25-Dec-2016

Please be advised that there will be no catering at the club on Boxing Day or Saturday 31st December. However, Tracy and Mark will be in the galley for the New Years Day Pursuit Race. The menu will be: Leek and Potato Soup Cottage Pie and Peas Happy Christm..

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Supplement to Icicle NOR 2017

Don Buckle  |  21-Dec-2016

Click here (/NoR/2017 Icicle Supplementary SI's.pdf) for the supplement to the 2017 Icicle NoR. Also, click here (/NoR/NORicicle2017[82].pdf) to view the 2017 Icicle NoR...

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New Diary

Alex Maynard  |  11-Dec-2016

The Diary page ( has been updated. It looks more like a digital calendar. Another benefit of this updated version is that you can view the diary in different ways: Week - view events and days by week. Month - view events and ..

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New Galley

Alex Maynard  |  08-Dec-2016

We have a new Galley service at the club, ran by Mark and Tracy, who we welcome to Bough Beech Sailing Club. They will do a slightly different format to our last galley and you can view here ( to see their new page...

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2016 Snipe Open Review

Matthew Wolstenholme  |  02-Dec-2016

The 26th and 27th November saw 13 boats descend upon Bough Beech water for its first Snipe Open and The Snipe Junior Nationals. Upon arrival, the wind was looking dreary with the surface of the Kentish reservoir hardly being disturbed and unfortunately the wind never really d..

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RYA Courses

Alastair Moppett  |  25-Nov-2016

The Club will be running an RYA Dinghy Instructor course on 13-17 February 2017. Price TBC but will be at a significant discount to commercial rates and as close to cost as possible. We will also be running an RYA First Aid course on Saturday 11 February 2017, cost £..

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2016 NoR Snipe Open

Peter Wolstenholme  |  22-Nov-2016

Click here (/NoR/NOR amendment Snipe open meeting 2016.pdf) for the 2016 NoR Snipe Open that takes place on 26th & 27th November...

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Latest Results

2017 Icicle Series Conventionals

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2017 Icicle Series Asymmetrics

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2017 New Year's Pursuit Race

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2016 Boxing Day Rum Race

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2016 Snipe Open

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2016 Wayfarer Open

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