Beautiful location, great facilities
Overlooking Carsington Reservoir, the Clubhouse has a large balcony area with superb views over the water and the surrounding countryside.
Members and their visitors can sit, relax and watch all the activities taking place on the water.
In addition to all the on-water sailing, there are plenty of leisure opportunities both adjacent to the Club and in the surrounding area.
For families, as well as being able to cycle and walk around the reservoir, there is a very popular visitor centre, adjacent to Club with a large open grassy area, plus a large dedicated play area with lots of apparatus for youngsters to play on.
The Optimist Winter Championships Update. This event will be held at Carsington on 17 and 18 November 2018. The Club racing will be cancelled for that weekend and general sailing will encounter a very busy site. Full details can be seen on the Event web site at https://www.kbsuk.com/optimist... So far 95 competitors plan to come and we expect a few more. This will be great to see a
Published 12:07pm on 1 Nov 2018
Team Sailability at Carsington Dedication brings results Despite rapidly falling water levels, and jetty space at a premium, our dedicated Sailability team is winning a way through to ensuring our wheelchair using sailors continue to enjoy their days on Carsington Water. The brilliantly versatile Sierra is performing a vital function in ferrying sailors and wheelchairs out to the floating jetty, where you will have noticed we have installed one of the hoists. By
Published 11:48am on 1 Nov 2018
Solo and Wednesday racing news, Well, here we are again nearly the end of another season. The long hot summer has spoilt us, fantastic temperatures and good racing. Now both the water temperature and the air temperature are beginning to drop and not forgetting the water level. We are seeing less boats out on the water at weekends, that said the Wednesday PM racing has been very well attended. Congratulations to Ian Tinker winning series
Published 11:01am on 1 Nov 2018
SAILING COMMITEE NEWS NOVEMBER 2018 The new committee met for the first time on Monday 22nd October, we welcomed old faces, and a couple of new ones. Stephen Barnett has agreed to replace Keith Appleby as Sailing Secretary, as Keith is taking on the Hon Secretary role on our management committee. David Cattermole was also welcomed as fleet captain for the flying fifteen, that still leaves several qualifying fleets without representation on
Published 10:58am on 1 Nov 2018
2018 October Cruiser Fleet Newsletter Despite that fact the tide is out and we only have the North Jetty and Slipway to use, more than a few Cruisers have been on the water and racing has (limped) along. However, Autumn has its own highlights not least the Laying Up Supper, election of fleet captain and quiz. This is always a great event and we welcome anyone (cruiser sailor or not) who would like to
Published 10:47am on 1 Nov 2018
Rear Commodore Shore November News Dear members, The AGM over for another year, your Management Committee are already at work to help matters such as low water, access, and water safety. The water is again very low and unless we have some prolonged rain matters will not improve short term. Ceri the club manager has moved a number of mooring buoys and anchors that were in shallow water with the aid of the
Published 10:43am on 1 Nov 2018
2018 Day Skipper Theory » DS Week 4
Optimist Winter Championships » OWC Day 1
Optimist Winter Championships » OWC Day 2
2018 Day Skipper Theory » DS Week 5
2018 Cruiser Winter Series » CW - Week 6 of 8
2018 Winter Series » SW - Week 5 of 7
2018 Day Skipper Theory » DS Week 6
2018 Cruiser Winter Series » CW - Week 7 of 8
2018 Winter Series » SW - Week 6 of 7