Community watersports in rural Teesdale

August 17, 2017

F3 Club End of Term Report and Gallery

UPDATED 21st August 2017 The F3 club had its final summer session on Saturday 19th August 2017 and despite uncooperative weather, we have seen many ch . . . . . more



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


What's on next?

2017 Junior Sail Club 4 (Oct-21)

Saturday 21st October 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Safety Boat session 2 of 2

Saturday 21st October 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Club Sailing (Oct-22)

Sunday 22nd October 2017
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Tony Merry
ASBO-1 John Whitehouse

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Recent events

2017 Club Sailing (Oct-15)

Sunday 15th October 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Club Sailing (Oct-08)

Sunday 8th October 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Junior Sail Club 3 (Oct-07)

Saturday 7th October 2017
Grassholme Reservoir


Laser Vago Trapeze Practice
Balderhead Trial Sail – looking for gulls!
Charlie on the wire without harness
Bahia – Regatta Day 2017
Another windy day at Grassholme
Bahia in a blow
Southport Sail Training Video
Video with kind permission of Howard Pearson
Bahia – Grassholme 4th June 2017
Vago capsize and recover
The swinging 60’s (our version)