Community watersport in rural Teesdale



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

 
 

August 28, 2018

Young Max just pipped in Regional Rib Challenge

The RYA Honda Youth RIB Challenge is sponsored by a Japanese engine manufacturer, whose name escapes me, and every year two lucky clubs each win a bra . . . . . more

 
 

What's on next?

2019 Club Sailing (Jun-16)

Sunday 16th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
OOD James Anderson
SBO-1 Paul Barkley
ASBO-1 David Thwaite

2019 RYA Power Boat 2 Course (2) Day 1

Sunday 16th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
SDI Imogen Gibb

2019 Club Sailing (Jun-19)

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 

Grassholme Reservoir Customer Information Day

Wednesday 19th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir Fishing Lodge
 

2019 RYA Adult Level 1 Course (1) (Part 2)

Saturday 22nd June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
SDI Richard Hewitt
DI Paul Davison

2019 RYA Junior Stage 1 course (1) (Part 2)

Saturday 22nd June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
SDI Imogen Gibb
SDI James Hewitt

2019 Club Sailing (Jun-23)

Sunday 23rd June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
OOD Calum Gillhespy
SBO-1 James Anderson
ASBO-1 William Hewitt

2019 UTASS Evening

Wednesday 26th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir
 
OOD Paul Davison
VOL Tony Merry
VOL Keith Martin
VOL John Whitehouse
VOL Deborah Waggett
VOL Libby Machan
VOL Alan Bradshaw
VOL Chris Dauber
VOL Chris Barraclough
VOL Calum Gillhespy
VOL Paul Barkley
VOL Judy Yeowart
VOL Ian Yeowart
VOL John Pallister

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Recent events

2019 RYA Junior Stage 1 course (1) (Part 1)

Saturday 15th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 RYA Adult Level 1 Course (1) (Part 1)

Saturday 15th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

2019 Club Sailing (Jun-15)

Saturday 15th June 2019
Grassholme Reservoir

TDSWC VIDEO LIBRARY


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

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