For me this really isn't the most inspirational subject but that doesn't make it uninteresting and with an adjustment of perspective it needn't be a heavy subject. So with that in mind we have split these up in to areas which may be of interest. A beginner's Guide to the Racing Rules of Sailing : We all need rules in our lives in order to get
Published 18:01 on 22 Mar 2021
Due to the Bar being closed for the majority of last season, we have stock that we need to get rid of. We are asking for a 50% donation of the original price which you will be able to purchase when the club reopens. We have checked all stock and anything in the front section of the bar ( including in the fridge) will be sold at 50%! Any stock in the back
Published 16:13 on 22 Mar 2021
We are delighted to announce that the Club will open on 29th March for buddy sailing and on Good Friday the 2nd April with safety cover from 10:30am. Club racing will start on the Easter Sunday, first race at 11:00am. As yet no Easter Egg races on the Easter Monday, but do keep checking our website for updates. Training will take many forms and will include paddleboarding for the first time.
Published 11:18 on 12 Feb 2021
We have a large number of members whom we can not contact by e mail since they have either not nominated an e mail address or the one the have nominated is incorrect. This makes it difficult for us to maintain contact via newsletters and announcements. Could all members please check the e mail addresses they have on the website and update them accordingly? Many thanks Maurice Cooper
Published 08:35 on 6 Jan 2021
Gift Vouchers now available for RYA Sailing Courses at DRSC for 2021 Click here to buy them from the shop
Published 12:38 on 31 Dec 2020
After a very wet Saturday which Howard's race team managed to pull off four back to back races with minimal waiting time between starts, sailors set out for a slightly drier three races today. Congratulations to Danny for his first place, with local 29-er duo Ed and Seb also taking first in their fleet. Full results are below. The event also concluded this year's "Scottish" travellers series of the Skiffs with results
Published 12:34 on 4 Oct 2020
We are planning a series of Laser Coaching Days in October and November. Richard Benson, one of the best Laser Coaches in the North East, will be joining us for socially distanced coaching, open to members (£13) and non-members (£18). Sessions will only happen if the weather is right, and we will make a decision ahead of the time - please let David Shilling know if you are planning to attend so that
Published 20:43 on 18 Sep 2020
We are delighted to announce that Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club will host the part of the Scottish Skiff Series and the Northern 29er Circuit on the 3rd and 4th October. Entry is strictly in advance and subject to potential restriction in numbers to comply with social distancing requirements. Online entry is now open.
Published 10:35 on 5 Sep 2020
We are delighted to announce that we now are able to offer members the ability to advertise boats, boards and sailing related equipment for sale on the club website. To advertise: Go to My Classifieds in the Member Portal and complete the information. Advertisers can upload their own pictures. The site allows the seller to be contacted without needing to publically display a telephone number or email address.
Published 14:00 on 21 Aug 2020
10 sailors mustered on the lawn for a suitably distant briefing for the return of Sunday racing. On a rather calm and dull Sunday morning, this was more than might have been expected for a 10:30 brief. By the end of the morning competition had nearly doubled in size. The fast handicap decided to start with the slow. A trapezoidal course was agreed and the first official race at the club
Published 16:44 on 16 Aug 2020