Community watersports in rural Teesdale

May 20, 2018

At last CD slays the final Vago demon

It just keeps getting better. The last few years at Grassholme have had unpromising starts, with either gale force winds or generally unattractive cli . . . . . more



May 14, 2018

Oh, such a perfect day

There are days when it is difficult to imagine a more perfect place than Teesdale. Not many, I admit. After last winter, with the Beast from the East, . . . . . more


April 3, 2018

Too long a winter!

‘‘Too long a winter’’ was the title of the first Hannah Hauxwell documentary, set over the hill in Baldersdale. It is also, in the year of Hannah’s de . . . . . more


November 17, 2017

For Sale and Wanted

Parsun 30hp short shaft 2-stroke outboard for sale Bought 4 years ago for around £2200, this engine has done less than 100 hours since new. It has bee . . . . . more


October 22, 2017

TDSWC Picture of the day!

Sunday October 22nd 2017 – 2 safety boats, 3 Picos and lots of on water activity. Who could tell the winds were blowing a hoolie from his shot taken b . . . . . more


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


What's on next?

2018 Club Sailing (May-27)

Sunday 27th May 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Chris Barraclough
SBO-1 John Pallister
ASBO-1 Libby Machan

2018 Club Sailing (May-30)

Wednesday 30th May 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
SBO-1 John Pallister
ASBO-1 William Pallister

2018 Club Sailing (Jun-03)

Sunday 3rd June 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
SBO-1 Alan Bradshaw
ASBO-1 Tony Merry

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Recent events

2018 Club Sailing (May-20)

Sunday 20th May 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 Club Sailing (May-13)

Sunday 13th May 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 Annual General Meeting

Sunday 13th May 2018
Grassholme Reservoir


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