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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.

  • Guy & Tom Marks - 1st in the Boxing Day Rum Race

  • Ken Ware - 2nd in the Boxing Day Rum Race

  • Tim Pryke - 3rd in the Boxing Day Rum Race

  • Do snowmen like rum?

  • ...and this was before the Rum was opened!

  • Boxing Day Rum Race prizes, 2014!

  • Drifting into the finish line - Wayfarer Finalé 2014

  • Wayfarers line up for the start at the Wayfarer Finalé 2014

  • Light winds on Sunday for the Wayfarer Finalé 2014

  • Peter E

  • An exciting start!

  • Thursday Eve Series 8th Aug 2014

  • BB youth sailing ...

  • ... bearing off round the W'ward Mark.

  • Preparing to go afloat

Latest News

Safety Boat Training

Liz Denbigh  |  26-Jan-2015

Have you ever wanted to be able to drive the safety boats and be part of the Safety Boat Squad?. Did you know the club will provide all the training you need to do this. The sailing club REALLY NEEDS more Safety Boat Skippers and Ali Moppett is running the required training very ..

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The ice isn't stopping us!!!

Connie Hill  |  25-Jan-2015

Congratulations and well done to all the youths that are persevering through the cold weather. It was an icy start to this years icicle but that didn't stop the youth reaching the top of the leader board. A big well done to PAUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!(for beating all the Toppers), ..

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First Aid training course - Feb. 7th

Liz Denbigh  |  16-Jan-2015

Paul Rayner is running an RYA First Aid course at Bough Beech on Saturday the 7th of February. There are five spaces available to be allocated on a first come first served basis and the course will cost £40, which includes all course materials. If this is of interest please conta..

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Toppers on top!

Liz Denbigh  |  06-Jan-2015

The icicle series kicked off on Sunday and what a start for the Topper fleet! In the second race of the day the Topper sailors Anne-Marie, Connie and Heather secured the top 3 places. Congratulations girls, great results and well done for persevering in cold and frustrating condi..

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Check, Clean & Dry - Stop the spread of Invasive Aquatic Species

Guy Marks  |  31-Dec-2014

Bough Beech Sailing Club supports the policy set by DEFRA to help restrict the spread of non-native species in our water. The Club members would like our visitors to support this initiative by ensuring that their boats and equipment are washed down before they leave other..

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Boxing Day Rum Race - Report

Guy Marks  |  26-Dec-2014

15 sailors arrived for the Boxing Day Rum Race, however, the wind decided not to show! Our RO, Geoff Ball, decided this wouldn't stop play, and twelve boats launched to sail (drift) around the cans! After a short postponement, the fleet got away, with James O'Leary caught..

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Boxing Day Rum Race - Don't forget!

Guy Marks  |  24-Dec-2014

Don't forget the Boxing Day Rum Race, 1 handicap race, 1 start, not before 1200. So, if you want to work off that extra mince pie, or just need a good reason to get out of the house, then see you on the start line on Boxing Day! P.S. miniature bottle of Lamb's for eve..

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Prize Giving 6th December 2014

Guy Marks  |  22-Dec-2014

Below are the final results for the prize giving on the 6th December, 2014. Well done to all of our prize winners! Early Summer Solo Series 1st - Nick Marden 2nd - Les Aldous 3rd - Joe McClenaghan Early Summer Laser Series 1st - Richard Southern 2nd ..

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Topper Tera Youth Squad - restarts March 29th 2015

Liz Denbigh  |  17-Dec-2014

The race squad sessions have now finished for this year. We are not running sessions in Jan, Feb or Early March because of the Icicle series and it's too cold. We plan to start again on Sunday 29th March 2015 and then 12th April, 26th April and 10th May. Thereafter the rest of th..

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Wayfarer Finalé 2014

Guy Marks  |  13-Dec-2014

The sixth and last event of the Wayfarer National Circuit series took place at Bough Beech over the weekend of 8/9 November. The series was sponsored by Hartley Boats and the final event was sponsored by both Hartley Boats and Craftinsure. The class are grateful to both for t..

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