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BBSC plans to reopen in stages

Covid-19 plans and precautions Following the Government’s announcement of more relaxed leisure restrictions on 10 May, the Club has been able partially to reopen to permit paid up members to use the lake for social sailing at their own risk.  The Clubhouse remains closed and there are no formal Club activities. The Club is monitoring Government advice as it emerges as well as guidance from the RYA, and is planning how safely to resume as many of its activities as [...]

2020-05-22T21:09:38+01:00 22 May 2020|News|

Virtual Racing Series Online – May Series

A few of the Club’s members who have got into eSailing during the lockdown have been competing weekly in evening and Sunday racing, though the numbers may tail off now real sailing has resumed. The Sunday afternoon May series is led by Peter Cook, who recently represented Bough Beech in the RYA London and South East Clubs Regional Championship.  He made it through to the final series of 20 sailors from some 500 individual entrants across the region. Check out [...]

2020-05-17T19:10:17+01:00 17 May 2020|News|

Sailing to Restart!

Following the updated government advice earlier this week, we are pleased to announce that from Saturday 16th May independent buddy sailing, windsurfing, radio controlled sailing and SUPing may resume at Bough Beech Sailing Club. Please see Bylaw E5 which sets out the rules for this, particularly as regards young people under 18 years old. While social distancing is in force, the competent adult must be a member of the same household. This is for Club Members who have renewed their [...]

2020-05-15T09:10:31+01:00 15 May 2020|News|

Club Closure during the coronavirus pandemic

The club remains closed with no access to the clubhouse, water or grounds. Update from the General Committee (May 7th): Further to the Prime Ministers statement on 23rd March regarding COVID 19, the following measures have been introduced: Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. You should only leave the house for these reasons: shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible one form of exercise a [...]

2020-05-07T19:37:43+01:00 7 May 2020|News|

Coastal Summer Camping and Sailing Week at Cobnor

Each year a group of Tonbridge Town SC & BBSC sailors hitch up their boats and go down to camp & sail at Cobnor Estate, Chichester Harbour. Normally they go down for both May Bank Holidays, August Bank Holiday & for the last week of July & first week of August. The tidal water sailing is great but there is no "Safety Cover", so a level of competence it required. The fields used are on the private Cobnor Estate & the facilities are minimal; [...]

2020-05-06T21:38:27+01:00 6 May 2020|News|

Virtual Racing at Bough Beech

Members are invited to join in with a Bough Beech Virtual Spring Regatta on their PCs, tablets or mobile phones.   There will also be the chance to qualify for the RYA Regional and National Virtual Championships. If you are interested please contact the sailing secretary before 13th April to register your interest

2020-04-08T19:19:46+01:00 8 April 2020|News|

Sailing Club closed and all activities suspended

Further to the Prime Ministers statement on 23rd March regarding COVID 19, the following measures have been introduced:   Everyone must stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus. You should only leave the house for these reasons: shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible one form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle – alone or with members of your household any medical need, [...]

2020-03-25T21:20:45+01:00 25 March 2020|News|

Cancellation of Organised Activities and Events

In light of the developing situation around Coronavirus, Bough Beech Sailing Club General Committee have agreed to suspend all organised activities at the sailing club with immediate effect, the situation will be reviewed on 30th April We recognise that this news will be disappointing and potentially worrying for some.  However, at this stage this does not necessarily mean cancelling all sailing activity.  You can continue to use the water in accordance with our buddy sailing bylaw E5. The clubhouse will be [...]

2020-03-19T07:56:48+01:00 19 March 2020|News|

2020 Icicle Open Series Final Report

Despite the season's storms, eighty Seven boats including many visitors enjoyed close competitive racing in this year's Icicle Open Series.  Congratulations to trophy winners John, Mel, Matt and Lynn and all to all those who took part or helped out to ensure the event ran smoothly. Check out our report in Yachts and Yachting, the results for the Conventional and Assymentic Fleets and our Photo Gallery.  

2020-02-26T22:12:26+01:00 26 February 2020|News|
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