Community watersports in rural Teesdale


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

 
 

 

July 8, 2018

Hot and sunny with perfect winds greet the start of our F3 Club

Apparently there is some sporting event happening in Russia which ‘the whole nation’ is captivated by. Or not, in my case. Or, in fact, in quite a lot . . . . . more

 
 

July 4, 2018

Teesdale Sailors Win Nationals

Two youngsters from Teesdale Sailing Club won the Argo class trophy at the National Junior 12 Hour Race at Southport Sailing Club last weekend. They m . . . . . more

 
 

June 18, 2018

Giggling fits and The Flying Finn to the fore

The Death Roll. A rather dark and sinister description of a fairly common capsize format, which triggered a giggling fit in my crew, Imogen, today. It . . . . . more

 
 

May 28, 2018

Shorts and t-shirts? – dream on!

After waxing about how perfect the sailing year has started, Sunday delivered a sharp reminder that reservoirs over 1,000 feet in the hills are occasi . . . . . more

 
 

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

 
 

What's on next?

2018 Junior Club Sailing (Jul-21)

Saturday 21st July 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
 

2018 Club Sailing (Jul-22)

Sunday 22nd July 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
 
OOD Tony Merry
SBO-1 David Thwaite
ASBO-1 Nigel Hickey

2018 Club Sailing (Jul-25)

Wednesday 25th July 2018
Grassholme Reservoir
 
DI Imogen Clay
VOL Tony Merry

Recent events

2018 Club Sailing (Jul-18)

Wednesday 18th July 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

EVENT CANCELLED

2018 Club Sailing (Jul-15)

Sunday 15th July 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

2018 Junior Club Sailing (Jul-14)

Saturday 14th July 2018
Grassholme Reservoir

TDSWC VIDEO LIBRARY


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

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