Community watersport in rural Teesdale


TDSWC members are sailing round the world in the 2019/20 Clipper RTW Race

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James – the man in the hat?

Our two enterprising TDSWC members, Trevor Thurlow and James Anderson are on their way around the world in the Clipper Yacht Race.

Trevor is sailing on “Zhuhai” (blue) and James is on “Imagine Your Korea” (purple).

 
You can see where they are standing in the 40,000 nm race – click here.

 


 

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

 
 

What's on next?

2019 Club Sailing (Sep-29)

Sunday 29th September 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
OOD Richard Hewitt
SBO-1 Mark Meadows
ASBO-1 Adam Machan

2019 RYA Safety Boat Course (1)

Saturday 5th October 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 

2019 Club Sailing (Oct-06)

Sunday 6th October 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
OOD Imogen Gibb
SBO-1 Paul Davison
ASBO-1 Morag Bowman

Windy!

We now have an additional weather forecast display:

 


CLICK HERE for full page display in new browser window.
 

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Recent events

2019 Club Sailing (Sep-22)

Sunday 22nd September 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Junior Improvers Sessions (Sep-21)

Saturday 21st September 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Southport 24 Hour Event

Saturday 14th September 2019
West Lancashire Yacht Club - Southport

TDSWC VIDEO LIBRARY


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

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