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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

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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Solo Roundup, Spring 2015

Nick Marden  |  16-May-2015

Congratulations to our newest fleet member (in the newest boat!), Dave Griffiths, for winning the 2015 Spring Tease Series. He and John Reed had several close tussles for first place but in the end John had too many DNCs. Overall second was Mark Stones. Les Aldous and Don Buc..

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Membership Forms for 2015/2016

Dave Marshall  |  15-May-2015

The Membership Application forms for the club year May 2015 - April 2016 are now being sent out to existing members but there is a link at the bottom of this item where the form is available to view, download and print if you would like to join the club. Please, please g..

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BBSC Topper Tera Youth Squad 10 May 2015 - report by Richard Meakin

Liz Denbigh  |  11-May-2015

After a fairly gusty morning the wind went south and settled with the gusts being a bit less strong. The briefing at 13.30h was on slowing down and speeding up, beating up wind and an introduction to two boat team racing (last boat loses). We got on the water at 14.00h following ..

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BB girls secure 3rd & 5th at KSSA Spring Regatta ..

Jon Hill  |  26-Apr-2015

Kent Schools Sailing Association (KSSA) held their Spring Regatta at on the Medway hosted by Medway Yacht Club on Saturday 25th April. The trapezoid course was set into the F3-5 SWerly on the long wide left hand bend towards Rochester with the historic castle on the north shore h..

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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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