Community watersports in rural Teesdale

June 19, 2017

T-shirts and shorts weather greet sailing Newbies

A record 38 sailors Carpe’d the most perfect Diem on Sunday, more than half being newcomers and what the insurance industry calls ‘returners’. The for . . . . . more



June 5, 2017

Mother Nature in control yet again!

You know sailing at Grasshome is going to be “interesting” when you arrive and Kamikaze Chris is strimming the grass. Officer Of the Day, Tony, arrive . . . . . more


May 29, 2017

Staindrop Cubs turn out in force

Staindrop cubs visited us on Wednesday. Unlike previous years, where a ride on the boat and a lolly were all that was required for the badge, this yea . . . . . more


May 22, 2017

What makes a good Open Day?

Saturday was our open day. With rain, cold, high winds and a shortage of volunteers, why wouldn’t it have been? It turned into one of the best I can r . . . . . more


May 15, 2017

NEYTS Event abandoned due to extreme weather conditions

‘A swell more reminiscent of the North sea than a Teesdale reservoir’ I wrote five years ago. Well they say everything is cyclical and Saturday’s yout . . . . . more


May 1, 2017

Time-out from electioneering to play OOD

‘Forecasting 5 to 6 so don’t get blathered’, I text Jon on Saturday night. The ‘too late’ response was tongue in cheek, but it could have helped expla . . . . . more


May 1, 2017

Wake up gusts and stunning sunshine greet sailors

When I were a lad, a great day out included an hour in the rowing boats of Keswick. Halcion days, which still pump endorphins when I glimpse those cli . . . . . more


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2017 Club Sailing (Jul-02)

Sunday 2nd July 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Club Sailing (Jul-09)

Sunday 9th July 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 F3 Sail Club 1 (Jul 15)

Saturday 15th July 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

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Recent events

2017 Club Sailing (Jun-25)

Sunday 25th June 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Club Sailing (Jun-24)

Saturday 24th June 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Club Sailing (Jun-18)

Sunday 18th June 2017
Grassholme Reservoir


Vago capsize and recover
Balderhead Trial Sail – looking for gulls!
Laser Vago Trapeze Practice
Charlie on the wire without harness
Bahia in a blow
Video with kind permission of Howard Pearson
Bahia – Grassholme 4th June 2017
Another windy day at Grassholme
Bahia – Regatta Day 2017
How not to treat your father – Bahia capsize and recover
Southport Sail Training Video