Community watersport in rural Teesdale


December 25, 2018

Christmas comes early for Max

John Merricks Sailing Trust and RYA OnBoard scheme have awarded a brand new Optimist dinghy to Max to help him develop his sailing skills during the n . . . . . more


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


What's on next?

2019 Club Sailing (May-29)

Wednesday 29th May 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 NEYTS Junior Travellers (north 3)

Saturday 1st June 2019
Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club

2019 Club Sailing (Jun-02)

Sunday 2nd June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Paul Davison
SBO-1 Mark Meadows
ASBO-1 Quentin Anstee

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Recent events

2019 Club Sailing (May-26)

Sunday 26th May 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Club Sailing (May-22)

Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Trustee Meeting and AGM (May-19)

Sunday 19th May 2019
Grassholme Reservoir


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