With the current limitations on sailing, you may be looking for someone to sail with. To help - Al Conn has set up a WhatsApp Group. Details below. If you don't have a phone with WhatsApp you can always post on the facebook page, or why not use the Crew Finder and Crew Available function on the website to tell others when you are wanting to
Published 20:29 on 28 May 2020
the club grounds will be open to those with gate keys from tomorrow (Sunday 24 May) for boat/caravan inspection/removal. The club will not be open for any sailing until next week since certain preparations are needed on site and on the website before buddy sailing can be allowed. We hope to be able to permit buddy sailing from Wednesday and will e mail you latest Tuesday with the most up to date information. To
Published 09:50 on 23 May 2020
DRSC reopening we are very happy to announce that risk assessments have been completed and submitted to our landlords. Provided we get the all clear we will re-open next Saturday (30th. May or earlier if we can) for buddy sailing with the ladies toilets being used for both sexes. Other club house facilities will remain closed at this time (phase 1 opening). There will be certain rules and procedures which members will need
Published 14:41 on 22 May 2020
Inaugural Rope4Boats.co.uk VirtualRegatta Series Times are very strange at the moment, however, for some of our members the thrill of sailing can't be quashed by being locked in their houses. This week saw out first rope4boats.co.uk sponsored virtual racing regatta. A total of 16 races took place over three nights, sailing in J70 Sports Boats, 49ers and Star classes, twenty three members ventured onto the virtual water to pit their whits
Published 08:51 on 25 Apr 2020
Bored? Desperate to get back on the water? Worried you are forgetting the thrill of the start line? Well we can't get on the water, but we can keep honing our sailing skills virtually. The RYA has given Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club a VIP pass to participate in VirtualRegatta Inshore. We've had a almost 30 sailors participating in some test racing over the last week or so and we'd be keen
Published 11:38 on 19 Apr 2020
Club Closure Due to the rapidly changing events surrounding coronavirus, our landlords Northumbria Water Ltd (NWL). have instructed us to close the club to all activities from 5p.m. today 24 March. Naturally this is the last thing we wished would happen but this follows NWL's closure of all sites both for access and for fishing and is now inline with the Governments latest 'Stay At Home' guidance form last
Published 22:40 on 19 Mar 2020
About 150 sailors aged 5 to 16 participated in the RYA Junior Regional Championships for the North this weekend at Derwent Reservoir.
Published 22:54 on 29 Sep 2019
Sorry folks. The sun is dropping out of the sky too early and we will have to finish the Wednesday nights this week.
Published 20:11 on 24 Sep 2019
Wednesday night swimming will restart (weather willing) on September 4th. Sailors please take note of the swimming course and keep well clear of the outer perimeter marked with the white buoys and red booms at the corners. When launching from the slipways keep the jetty buoy to port and be extra careful to keep clear of the swim course as you launch and are distracted adjusting your rudder etc.
Published 19:50 on 3 Sep 2019
Night vision series starts at earlier time of 6.30pm from September Wednesday 5th . 4 weeks left of evening racing. Make the best of it !
Published 22:13 on 31 Aug 2019