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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.

  • Solo Southern Championship 2015 - start line

  • Les in action

  • Perfect poise!

  • How do I get through this lot?

  • Where's the crew when you need one?

  • John and Dave fight for the lead - Race 2

  • Elliott Marks is Solo Southern Junior Champion

  • Rooster spot prize for Steve Knowles

  • Heather and Connie fly the BB flag at Medway YC

  • Wot, no numbers!

  • Ass' Chairman or not, Starboard!

  • Flat, fast & ready to tack ..

  • Pain rewarded with gain!

  • Icicle 2015 Conventional fleet start

  • Icicle 2015 Conventional fleet winners Linda & Barry Wolfenden

  • A busy day @ BBSC

Latest News

Pursuit Race Start Times

Peter Cannon  |  27-Aug-2015

Start Time 12:00:00 Duration 90 mins Sequence Class PY Start Time 1 OPTIMIST 1665 12:00 2 RS TERA SPORT 1457 12:11 3 CADET ..

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Bank Holiday - Air Ambulance Pursuit Race

Don Buckle  |  24-Aug-2015

This Monday 31st August will be the annual pursuit race in support of the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance. The race will start at 1200 hrs and will run for exactly 90 minutes, Boats will start in order of their Plymouth Yardstick (PY) rating for their class; highest rat..

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Notie of Racing - Barts Bash 20 September 2015

Don Buckle  |  17-Aug-2015

Please find the Notice of Racing for Bart's Bash by clicking here (/NoR/NOTICE of RACE - Barts Bash.pdf). (Open this item in full to see link)..

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First Aid Training - 10 October

Ali Moppett  |  07-Aug-2015

The Club has twelve spaces on a First Aid course at Bough Beech on Saturday the 10th of October. £40 a head including manual and all associated materials, places allocated on a first come first served basis. This is part of the training required to ..

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The Marks win Wayfarer Nationals ...

Jon Hill  |  25-Jul-2015

Bough Beech Rear Commodore Guy Marks crewed by son Tom won the Wayfarer Nationals at Brixham YC last week. The new boat has earned its keep but not without Guy’s attention to detail, driven by a very competitive Tom and regular practise at Bough Beech and around the circuit. Well..

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Matt Wolstenholme and Will Maguire

Peter Cannon  |  14-Jul-2015

Matt Wolstenholme and Will Maguire are two sailors training towards the Snipe Junior Worlds in Talamone, Italy. It would be great if you would visit their Facebook Page ( and show your support...

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KSSA Regatta - Sandwich bay

Connie Hill  |  13-Jul-2015

On the 11th and 12th of July a group of the Bough Beech youths went to do a KSSA (Kent School Sailing Association) regatta at Sandwich Bay SC. It is a big jump from sailing on a little puddle to sailing on the rough tidal sea. Well done to the following people Anne-..

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Youth Squad Training on 5th July 2015

 |  07-Jul-2015

There are some of the videos from this training session at the links below ... Part 1 ( Part 2 ( Part 3 (

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Solo Early Summer Series Review 2015

Nick Marden  |  05-Jul-2015

25 Solos contested the Early Summer Series, but John Reed's name is again destined for the Series Winners' Board. Noel West, with a number of excellent results, was runner up. (Will he start an arms race with his new North 3DL sail?) Nick Marden was 3rd. Meanwhile in the Thursday..

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Solo Southern Area Championship 2015

Nick Marden  |  25-May-2015

A fantastic turnout of 45 boats competed in the Solo Southern Area Championship generously sponsored by Rooster Sails on 23 May. There were several well know names among the visitors. RO Brian Whitmey had a difficult task with the wind swinging through almost 180 degrees in t..

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Latest Results

2015 Late Summer Series Laser (incl Radial and 4.7)

05-Jul-2015 View Results   

2015 Late Summer Series Solo

5-Jul-2015 View Results   

2015 Late Summer Series PM Handicap

5-Jul-2015 View Results   

2015 Late Summer Series - Handicap AM

05-Jul-2015 View Results   

Longest Day Regatta

21-Jun-2015 View Results   

Thursday Evening Handicap

04-Jun-2015 View Results   

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