Eighteen boats including six home crews gathered at Bough Beech for two days of racing in the Final Event of this year's Craftinsure Wayfarer National Circuit Series. Read the full report in Yachts and Yachting.. Michael McNamara & Simon Townsend (Rollesby Broad SC) Guy Marks & Mel Titmus (Bough Beech SC) Bill Whitney & John Shelton (Shoreham SC) 2018 Wayfarer Open Results
Back in 1970 Bough Beech Sailing Club was founded as a venue where dinghy sailors from the South East coastal clubs could continue sailing through the winter months on a newly opened reservoir. We continue that tradition to this day and invite dinghy sailors from near and far to join us for our annual Open Icicle Series in January and February 2019. The event is a sixteen race series for monohull dinghies to be sailed under PY handicaps over [...]
Saturday 8th December 2018, 6.30pm for 7.00pm For the benefit of those who have not attended before, the BBSC Seasonal Supper is a fairly casual social affair aimed at enjoying the company of fellow sailors & their families and having a good meal at a reasonable cost with a well-stocked cash bar. The Prize-giving will take place during the evening. We will have caterers preparing a 3 course meal for us. When booking you will need to choose which [...]
The 2018 Weald of Kent Sailing Association (WKSA) Interclub championship was hosted by Weir Wood SC on Sat 13th October. Bough Beech sent a senior team of Pete Young (Laser) Elliot Marks (Laser radial), Ian Gregory and Peter Wolstenholme (Snipe) and Richard Sharp (Finn). Despite the forecasts of very strong winds conditions on the day were very good (if rather shifty and gusty). The conditions and courses suited our team who won each race and the team event overall (finishing with [...]
Congratulations to Sergio who won the Alec Rose Trophy and become this year's club champion. Well done to Connie, Luka and Nick who won the ladies, youth and veterans' trophies. Twenty-seven boats took part and money was raised for Kent Air Ambulance and the local sea scouts. Sergio Messina (Laser) Elliot Marks (Laser) Barry Wolfenden & Linda Wolfenden (Scorpion) Alec Rose Trophy Results
Tea, coffee, soft drinks, sausage rolls, crisps and chocolate bars will be on sale in the club house.
A fond farewell to Mark & Tracy who have left Bough Beech Galley yesterday for pastures new. Many thanks for all their hard work and great food and we wish them all the best for the future.
Congratulations to Connie who is the winner of this year's Emma Nettleship Trophy!
From a meeting in a local pub to the purchasing of our first committee boat, read about the history of our club.
The Thursday Evening Series is progressing well, so far 7 races have been sailed, 1 lost to no wind. 50 different boats have entered the series so far. The top five positions are close - Guy in the Wayfarer is currently leading followed by Karen in the Solo, Richard in the Supernova, Mike in the 200 and another Wayfarer with Elliot at the helm. So far the winds have been light but courses completed. Thank you to all the volunteer [...]