Community watersport in rural Teesdale

July 31, 2019

New Group Message System

We now have a new message system to replace the old Yahoo group, which we hope will be a lot easier to use and manage. If you have already responded t . . . . . more



May 28, 2019

Regatta goes ahead in spite of conditions

Finn! Go for’ard and sort that jib wrap’ I shouted over the maelstrom. At his age, even if I had understood the instruction, I would likely have folde . . . . . more


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


What's on next?

2019 Club Sailing (Aug-18)

Sunday 18th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Imogen Gibb
SBO-1 Geraint Morris
ASBO-1 James Hewitt

2019 Junior F3 Club Regatta (Aug-24)

Saturday 24th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
SDI Imogen Gibb
SDI James Hewitt
SDI Richard Hewitt
SDI Mark Meadows
ADI Richard Lundie

2019 Committee Meeting (Aug 25)

Sunday 25th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Club Sailing (Aug-25)

Sunday 25th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Chris Barraclough
SBO-1 John Pallister
ASBO-1 Sharon Hanson-Cooper
SBO-2 Joe Biggs
ASBO-2 Chris McEwan

2019 Club Sailing (Sep-01)

Sunday 1st September 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Tony Merry
SBO-1 Calum Gillhespy
ASBO-1 Mark Meadows

2019 Club Sailing (Sep-08)

Sunday 8th September 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
OOD Keith Martin
SBO-1 Chris Dauber
ASBO-1 John Whitehouse

2019 Southport 24 Hour Event

Saturday 14th September 2019
West Lancashire Yacht Club - Southport

2019 Club Sailing (Sep-15)

Sunday 15th September 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

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Recent events

2019 Junior F3 Club Sailing (Aug-17) CANCELLED

Saturday 17th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir


2019 Club Sailing (Aug-14)

Wednesday 14th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Club Sailing (Aug-11)

Sunday 11th August 2019
Grassholme Reservoir


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