At the RYA Regional Youth Championships at Ullswater SC this weekend Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club won a trophy for the most improved sailors This is recognition from the RYA that DRSC have impressively improved on junior numbers sailing at this event and with greater results achieved. This is a credit to all the hard work Dave Shilling, Susie Daniels and the team have put in this season. They have been
Published 19:56 on 3 Oct 2018
Have you thought about serving the club as a member of the Council? The Council serves the club though a structure of designated functions, these can be viewed on the website. Club rules only allow members to serve a maximum of 6 years, as such we are always looking for members to take on roles on an annual basis. Any member who would like more information, or would wish to be
Published 16:24 on 23 Sep 2018
Sunday 16 th September 2pm. Join the world sailing community for the 5 th annual Bart's Bash in memory of Andrew Bart Simpson. This will be one single handicap start and we will enter your own results into the Bart's bash website so you can have your own world position for that race! All donations this year can go to a club cause so I will earmark the donations and if
Published 19:47 on 11 Sep 2018
The nights are drawing in and the light fading . The starting gun will move to the earlier time of 6.30pm.
Published 21:40 on 31 Aug 2018
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