Now that the evenings are growing lighter, our ever popular Thursday Evening Series returns this week on 23rd May and will run through until mid August. Why wait for the weekend? This is your chance to fit in an extra race after work, so be changed, rigged and on the start line for 7.30pm. Please note the galley will not be open on Thursdays.
Bough Beech Laser Fleet are planning a racing training session at the club with coach Andy Kerr on Saturday 8th June 2019. The anticipated cost will be £20-£30 each depending on numbers. Please contact the New Laser Fleet Captains Pete Young and Tulloch Priest at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register your interest.
Bough Beech Sailing Club was pleased join in on the RYA's "Push the Boat Out" initiative on 11 May. We welcomed several dozen visitors who were given trips in Wayfarers and a Snipe on our beautiful lake, including a large number of young people. There was also a display of radio-controlled yachts, a new Club activity.
Despite a feisty forecast, 20 sailors arrived to be greeted by clear skies, sunshine and a cup of tea at Bough Beech Sailing Club on Saturday 4 May. The line-up included racers from the South Coast and plenty of inland specialists, such is the draw of Bough Beech's shapely and picturesque waters.... Read the full Report in Yachts and Yachting 2019 Laser Open Photographs Standard Rig Neil Peters Olly Bush Dave Freeman 2019 Laser Standard [...]
Glorious Sunshine and a steady breeze made for perfect conditions for the new DragonFlight 95 radio controlled model yacht fleet to try out their boats this Saturday morning. 6 members have bought new boats and fitted them out ready for trial day. With 2 visitors this brought the Dragon 95 class up to 8 boats on the water. One of our visitors was a very experienced RC enthusiast and was of invaluable use to some inexperienced newcomers. The weather [...]
Saturday 6thApril saw the club host the Finn, Supernova and Streaker joint open meeting. The Finn fleet this year was sadly depleted with only 3 entrants, but the other two classes increased their entries, Supernovas 11 entrants and Streakers 15. All 3 classes are represented in the club in small numbers, of the 29 boats 26 were visitors. The Supernova and Streaker class holding regional events at Bough Beech. In a moderate North East wind with a course set [...]
Are you looking for a new way to get outdoors and active or find something you can enjoy together with the family? If the answer is yes, Bough Beech Sailing Club is inviting you and your family to come and try sailing as part of the Royal Yachting Association’s national “Push the Boat Out” initiative. BBSC will be having an Open Day between 11am and 4pm on Saturday 11 May for those who want to see what the club does, [...]
Eighty-eight boats in two fleets competed in sixteen races over eight winter Sundays with a variety of winds to suit all types but very few icicles to be found. The final day of the Bough Beech Open Icicle Series was on 24 February. Light overnight frost melted quickly in what seemed like early summer sun, which came with a mirror calm. A number of top results in both fleets could go either way ..... read the final report [...]
Eighty Eight boats enjoyed this year's competition over eight winter Sundays and were tested in a huge variety of wind conditions. Congratulations to our trophy winners Mick, Sarah, John and Mel and to all the runners up. Thank you to everyone who took part including our visitors and to all who helped out with the organisation and running of the event.
Read the midway report in Yachts and Yachting.