Archie competed in the area final at Scammonden on Saturday to be crowned RYA Northern Region Honda Rib champion. He will represent DRSC in the final at the Southampton boat show in September, competing for the ultimate prize.. a rib! Bring it home Archie! Thanks to Steve Scullion who has provided fantastic introduction to rib handling and training for the kids preparing for the Honda rib challenge over many years producing
Published 21:28 on 31 Aug 2018
At the end of last year when sailing committee reviewed the feasibility of combining the Scottish skiff series event with a laser grand prix and a club regatta all from one committee boat, it sounded ambitious but meticulous preparation and calculation of beat lengths for wind speeds by Howard showed us all his true expertise as a race officer. News got that DRSC was the place to be with visitors from as far afield as
Published 21:16 on 31 Aug 2018
We had all kinds of weather this week but the sunshine from the smiling faces was constant! People were taken out in boats, loads of kids (and adults) had a go at windsurfing (Helen from the bar being one of them) and sometimes the kids just jumped about on the windsurf boards because it was too windy but had a great time making new friends. Nearly everyone took to the water helming, crewing or going
Published 14:34 on 31 Aug 2018
What better way to celebrate the Bank Holiday. Some fun racing followed by socialising in the bar and enjoying the band. If you want to race, sign up and enter by Thursday 23rd August for the early bird bargain. All club members and their friends are welcome to come along for the band. Stay over and camp to make a real weekend of it.
Published 18:38 on 20 Aug 2018
An action packed weekend of racing with separate courses for the fast skiff classes and fleet starts for flying fifteens and lasers and good quality handicap racing. Live music Saturday night. NOR and SUSIS published on the website calendar pages. If you want to be out on the water but not sailing please volunteer as a rib crew. Front row seat to watch the action. Click to go to booking page.
Published 21:47 on 11 Aug 2018
You will have noticed the increase in red sails recently as the DRSC Mirror fleet makes a comeback! )575222:original( Six Derwent boats went to Ullswater to compete in the Mirror Nationals last week and put on an amazing performance, bringing in a large haul of silverware! Ed Coady and Abi Cowley came second overall, only a few points off becoming National champions, while Oscar Shilling and Patrick
Published 16:38 on 28 Jul 2018
When is it: 20 th August to 24 th August 2018 What is it: Exactly what the name says – 5 whole days to spend having fun on and off the water with your family. 10.30 am starts – lunch – 4 pm finish! It's a fantastic opportunity to spend quality time in beautiful surroundings away from the "screens"!! We have loads of activities planned and it is all included in
Published 06:59 on 19 Jul 2018
A fantastic day Derwent Reservoir at it's best. Sun, a good breeze, and lots of people enjoying themselves. Well done and thanks to Richard and his team.
Published 09:22 on 15 Jul 2018
Please note that the Topper Open event is being held at the club this weekend, 14th & 15th July. Due to the large nature of this sailing event there is no Sunday racing this weekend. The Topper Open will be a real spectacle, and it will be worth coming to the club to watch the the Topper starts! Sailing Secretary
Published 21:00 on 12 Jul 2018
A fantastic day at the club for the open day. The sun was out with a gentle breeze, perfect conditions for our visitors. There were 80 visitors who enjoyed first hand sailing and windsurfing. I want to warmly welcome all of our new members who joined today, and to thank all of the volunteers who helped on to make the day so successful. Oh by the way, well done to England who
Published 18:31 on 7 Jul 2018