Community watersports in rural Teesdale

July 25, 2017

F3 Club Picture Gallery

F3 Club session 2 on 22nd July 2017 Pictures from Brian Thomson and John Backes . . . .  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 F3 Sail Club 6 (Aug 19)

Saturday 19th August 2017
Grassholme Reservoir
DI Imogen Clay
DI Paul Davison
VOL Tony Merry
VOL Calum Gillhespy
VOL Alan Bradshaw
VOL Paul Barkley
VOL John Pallister
VOL Chris Barraclough
VOL Rosemary Ridgeway

2017 Club Sailing (Aug-20)

Sunday 20th August 2017
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Geraint Morris
ASBO-1 Levant Hepurker

2017 RYA Training Course (1)

Saturday 26th August 2017
Grassholme Reservoir
SDI Richard Hewitt
DI James Hewitt
DI Imogen Clay
DI Paul Davison

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Recent events

2017 Club Sailing (Aug-13)

Sunday 13th August 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 F3 Sail Club 5 (Aug 12)

Saturday 12th August 2017
Grassholme Reservoir

2017 Club Sailing (Aug-06)

Sunday 6th August 2017
Grassholme Reservoir


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