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Grafham Water Sailing Club announces 2022 season

by Peter Gee 13 Apr 14:43 BST
Grafham Water SC has announced a full programme of events for the season © Paul Sanwell / OPP

Grafham Water Sailing Club has now published the full club, open meeting and training programme for the 2022 season.

Club racing is now in full swing on Wednesday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. Adult coaching and Team Grafham junior sessions are running on Saturdays and Tuesday social sailing will restart in May. In August, the club is holding a week-long children's summer camp involving a range of water and land based fun activities and games. The club is open to everyone and new members are always welcome.

The open meeting programme continues at Easter with the Gill Youth Regatta and Optimist Easter Egg. This will be followed by a further 17 regattas and open meetings in the year ahead including the Solo inlands, Flying Fifteen inlands, Streaker inlands and D-Zero open, the 70th Graduate Nationals and the ever-popular Cat open. The club is also hosting the NSSA Schools Regatta in July. Many of these events will be sponsored by new club sponsorship partner Gill. The full event calendar can be viewed at www.grafham.org/open-meeting-schedule.html

For newcomers to the sport, the club is an RYA Training Centre, with courses available in dinghy sailing, windsurfing and stand-up paddleboarding.

Grafham Water is a well-established inland sailing venue in Cambridgeshire, close to Peterborough, Bedford, Milton Keynes and Northampton benefitting from a large 1600-acre lake and flat surrounding countryside. The club has a large clubhouse with bar and restaurant overlooking the lake. Camping facilities are available. Families are well catered for with a cycle track around the lake and a playground and a waterpark on the North shore.

The club offers sailing for all classes of dinghy, catamaran, keelboat and windsurfer. Class racing is held for ILCA/Lasers, Solos, D-Zeros and Flying Fifteens in addition to strong catamaran and asymmetric fleets.

For more information about the club please visit their website www.grafham.org or call the club on 01480 810478.

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