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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.

  • 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

  • Laser Open 2016

  • Laser Open 2016

  • Laser Open 2016

  • BB youth winners of the Weald of Kent & Sussex sailing association Inter Club held @ Wier Wood SC

Latest News

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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Don Buckle  |  24-Nov-2016

Following the dinner the prizes for this year will be presented. The format will be to announce the winners in three groups, during which those concerned will be asked to collect their prizes. It is hoped this will speed up what is otherwise a lengthy procedure. The groups ar..

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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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Solo Late Summer and Autumn Series 2016 Review

Nick Marden  |  13-Nov-2016

The BBSC Solo fleet has enjoyed good Late Summer and Autumn series with half the starts having at least 10 boats on the line. In all 27 different helms participated. For the Late Summer Series, John Reed was able to count a perfect nine firsts to register an unbeatable score. Dav..

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Frensham Pond Cadet Training and Racing - October 2016

 |  11-Nov-2016

Five of our young sailors have recently participated in Open Training and Racing over three 3 Saturdays in October at Frensham Pond Sailing Club... A great time was had by our young sailors and plenty of new skills gained... The Cadet Sailing Dinghy is a double handed techni..

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NOR 2016 Wayfarer Finale

Guy Marks  |  05-Nov-2016

For the NOR 2016 Wayfarer Finale, click here (/NoR/NOR 2016 Wayfarer Finale BBSC [102].pdf)...

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Winter 2016 Powerboat Training

Alastair Moppett  |  20-Oct-2016

We will be running an RYA PB2 course on 3/4 December, and an RYA Safety Boat Course on 17/18 December, with further dates to follow after the Icicle. Please contact for details...

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NoR 2017 Icicle Series

 |  20-Oct-2016

Click here (/NoR/NORicicle2017[82].pdf) for the NoR 2017 Icicle Series which starts on Sunday 8th January and ends on Sunday 26th February...

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Barts Bash at Bough Beech dominated by Juniors!

Dariusz Sadowski  |  29-Sep-2016

Well - at least with the amount of fun they seemed to have had on the water. The now annual and popular with a lot of club members fixture - has seen 21 juniors take part in support of the charity global event. For many of those taking part - it was the first time in a race and f..

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Latest Results

2016 Snipe Open

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2016 Wayfarer Open

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2016 Winter Series Solo

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2016 Winter Series Laser

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2016 Winter Series Handicap PM

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2016 Winter Series Handicap AM

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