Community watersports in rural Teesdale

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


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


What's on next?

2018 Club Sailing (Apr-01)

Sunday 1st April 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Trevor Thurlow
SBO-1 Anthony Tubbs
ASBO-1 Rosemary Ridgeway

2018 Club Sailing (Apr-08)

Sunday 8th April 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Chris Barraclough
SBO-1 Chris Dauber
ASBO-1 Levant Hepurker

2018 Club Sailing (Apr-15)

Sunday 15th April 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD John Pallister
SBO-1 Chris McEwan
ASBO-1 James Anderson

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Recent events

2018 Committee meeting (January)

Sunday 28th January 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 The Hangover Cup

Monday 1st January 2018
Grassholme Reservoir


2017 End of Season Social

Saturday 18th November 2017
The Forum in Darlington


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