Please select your home edition
Edition
Crewsaver 2021 Safetyline LEADERBOARD

New Website for Grafham Water Sailing Club

by Peter Gee 14 Jan 16:19 GMT
Grafham Water Sailing Club, Cambridgeshire © Paul Sanwell / OPP

In time for the 2022 racing season, Grafham Water SC has launched a new website featuring new photography and simplified navigation. It replaces a previous site dating back to 2013 which was no longer able to cater for the growing needs of the club.

"The new site is designed to have a different navigation path for new members, members, open meeting visitors and training centre students," said Hilary Talbot, webmaster for the club. "The old site did not clearly separate the information that different users required."

Other features of the new website include live webcam and weather information, and a member's dashboard with quick links to items such as race entry and race results. It also has a dedicated new members page with answers to the common questions raised by newcomers to the club. The website was built entirely in-house over a period of 7 months.

A major step forward in the progress of the new site came with the appointment of award-winning photographer Paul Sanwell of OP Photography early in 2021. "Paul took over 1600 photographs of club and open meeting sailing, many of which are displayed in the club photo gallery," said Mike Edwards, Commodore. "This has given us a fantastic selection of images to choose from for the new website."

The new website can be viewed at www.grafham.org

Grafham Water SC is based in Cambridgeshire and offers some of the best inland sailing in the country. The club is open to all classes of boat with strong fleets of catamarans, Lasers/ILCAs, Solos, RSs and Flying Fifteens. For more information about the club please visit the website or call the club on 01480 810478.

Follow the club on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pg/grafhamwatersc

Related Articles

They think it's all over
After 20 Open Meetings and 3 Championships at Grafham Water SC the season is finally over After twenty Open Meetings and three Championships, the 2021 open meeting season at Grafham Water SC is finally over. Posted on 15 Dec 2021
420 End of Seasons 2021 at Grafham Water
What a great way to end the year! Wow! What a great event our 2021 End of Seasons was! Hosted by the friendly Grafham Water Sailing Club, the wind was full of the usual shifty, tactics at the ready, lake sailing and we boasted a fleet of 39 boats. Posted on 30 Nov 2021
Sprint 15 TT and Inlands at Grafham Water
By far the largest fleet at the Grafham Cat Open 38 Sprint 15s entered the final Sprint 15 Summer TT and Inland Championships which formed part of the wider Grafham Cat Open. The Sprints were by far the largest fleet there but other fleets were also well represented, creating a great overall turnout. Posted on 8 Nov 2021
2021 RS200 Inlands at Grafham Water
33 hardy teams turned up ready to compete All three fleets arriving at Grafham Water Sailing Club (GWSC) were warmly welcomed by their team who were to go on to put on a superb event across the weekend, despite the challenging forecast. Posted on 20 Oct 2021
RS400 Inland Championship at Grafham Water
24 boats for Rooster National Tour Round 4 The wet and windy forecast did its best to put off the 24 RS400s that attended the 2021 Inlands. The wind did not disappoint, but the Saturday could have done with a little more sun and a lot less rain! Posted on 20 Oct 2021
ILCA 7 Masters Inlands at Grafham Water
Some new faces put pay to Alan Davis getting the trophy back Another year, another surprising Inlands and Alan Davis would like that trophy back, but some new faces put pay to that. Posted on 20 Oct 2021
ILCA 6 Masters Inlands at Grafham Water
A close battle at the top for Ian Gregory, Jon Emmett & Ian Jones Over the weekend of the 16th/17th October Grafham Water SC hosted the ILCA 6 Master sailors Inland Championships. Posted on 19 Oct 2021
The Grafham Cat Open is back!
Set to take place on 30th & 31st October The annual open meeting for catamarans at Grafham Water is back and will take place on 30-31 Oct. Over 70 boats are expected. This event has a reputation for being extremely sociable with highlights including an evening meal, open bar and on-site camping. Posted on 7 Oct 2021
RS800 Inland Championship at Grafham WSC
13 boats braved the somewhat gloomy, grey start We will begin with an all-round doffing of hats to the whole team at GWSC for putting on the event in light of the horrendous weather forecast, petrol shortage and general post lockdown confusion. Posted on 5 Oct 2021
Regional Junior Championships bumper attendance
Hailed an overriding success after more than 1,200 youngsters took to the water The 2021 Regional Junior Championships has been hailed an overriding success after more than 1,200 youngsters took to the water over two weekends of racing. Posted on 28 Sep 2021