Community watersport in rural Teesdale


October 8, 2018

TDSWC provide a sailing spectacular for bemused onlookers

‘It’s alright Max, we’re in safe hands now’. For Ian, reassuring his child in a violent squall, where the primal forces of wind and water claw at your . . . . . more

 
 

 

October 1, 2018

British Youth Sailing Regional Junior Championships Success

Following the successful F3 courses which have been run by Teesdale Sailing and Watersports Club, six of the clubs new youngsters, Finn Goodman, Olive . . . . . more

 
 

September 9, 2018

Wham, bang – the bucket goes AWOL in 24-hour race!

‘Dive! Dive! Dive!’ If you too were brought up with ‘Voyage to the bottom of the sea’ and the submarine ‘Seaview’, you will remember the accompanying . . . . . more

 
 

September 9, 2018

The F3 Club ends on a high

Last weekend felt very much like the end of summer, with overnight temperatures plummeting and the final session of our F3 kids club. And what a day i . . . . . more

 
 

August 28, 2018

Young Max just pipped in Regional Rib Challenge

The RYA Honda Youth RIB Challenge is sponsored by a Japanese engine manufacturer, whose name escapes me, and every year two lucky clubs each win a bra . . . . . more

 
 

July 28, 2018

A dose of Sailing Reality – wind and rain takes its toll

It couldn’t last could it? Our Saturday morning F3 Club started with a full quota of juniors braving the steadily building wind and threatening dark c . . . . . more

 
 

July 16, 2018

PUSH, PULL and DUCK – that’s the way to do it!

A pleasant pheasant plucking period approaches and twinned tethered tacking was the order of the day at Saturday’s F3 club. Not unlike lunging a horse . . . . . more

 
 

What's on next?

2019 Club Sailing (Mar-31)

Sunday 31st March 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 

2019 Club Sailing (Apr-07)

Sunday 7th April 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 

2019 Club Sailing (Apr-14)

Sunday 14th April 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 

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Recent events

Final Closedown Session (Nov-18)

Sunday 18th November 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 End of Season Social

Saturday 17th November 2018
The Forum in Darlington

2018 Working Party (Nov-11)

Sunday 11th November 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

TDSWC VIDEO LIBRARY


Laser Vago Trapeze Practice
 
 
Video with kind permission of Howard Pearson
 
 
The swinging 60’s (our version)
 
 
Bahia – Regatta Day 2017
 
 
Another windy day at Grassholme
 
 
Charlie on the wire without harness
 
 
Staindrop Cubs 27th June 2018
 
 
Bahia in a blow
 
 
Southport Sail Training Video
 
 
Max success in Regional Rib Challenge
 
 
Balderhead Trial Sail – looking for gulls!
 
 
Vago capsize and recover
 
 
Bahia – Grassholme 4th June 2017
 
 

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