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, [...]
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 [...]
Kent Schools Sailing Association are coming to Bough Beech this Saturday to run a day of youth training. More detail including booking are on the KSSA website
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.
Check out our report in Yachts and Yachting, the results for the Conventional and Assymentic Fleets and our Photo Gallery.
The Bough Beech Sailing Club annual general meeting for all members will be held on Sunday 8th March 2020 at 2pm in the clubhouse followed by refreshments. Racing and club sailing will take place in the morning as usual but there will be no sailing that afternoon. Please come along and have your say on how our club is run. We look forward to seeing you on 8th March 2020. Click here for the notice of meeting and provisional agenda. [...]
The 2020 Icicle Open Series got off to a great start last Sunday as club members were joined on the start line by over twenty visiting boats. Read our race report for the first day's racing in both the Assymetrical and Conventional fleets in Yachts and Yachting magazine.
Best wishes for a happy new year to everybody. 2020 is the 50th anniversary year of Bough Beech Sailing Club and there will be events this year to mark the occasion both on and off the water. In the mean time check out the story of the founding of the club and highlights from the early years on our club history page. Happy Sailing throughout 2020!
In 2020 Bough Beech Sailing Club looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary. Back in the 1970s, dinghy sailors from the South East coastal clubs started to come to the then newly built Bough Beech reservoir so they could continue sailing through the winter months. Appropriately, 2020’s racing kicks off once again with the Club’s major annual event, the Icicle. This open handicap event continues to attract entrants from the south coast as well as other clubs around the [...]
The Sir Alec Rose trophy this year, along with the winner being “crowned” club champion, was held on the 13th October. The day dawned with a gentle force 2 wind but with forecasted 5 to 7 later. The weather prediction, and maybe rugby on the television, kept entrants down to 17. With the wind south veering south west ,the RO Jeremy King, set a course to include a long beat and downwind leg. Race 1 started with the wind increasing [...]