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?

2018 Club Sailing (Oct-21)

Sunday 21st October 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD James Hewitt
SBO-1 Adam Machan
ASBO-1 John Whitehouse

2018 Club Sailing (Oct-28)

Sunday 28th October 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Geraint Morris
SBO-1 James Anderson
ASBO-1 zzz Volunteer

2018 Club Sailing (Nov-04)

Sunday 4th November 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

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Recent events

2018 Club Sailing (Oct-14)

Sunday 14th October 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 Club Sailing (Oct-07)

Sunday 7th October 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 Middleton Scouts (Oct-06)

Saturday 6th October 2018
Grassholme Reservoir


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