Thanks to all those who turned up at Grassholme this morning to assess the damage and tidy up after Storm Malik. Driving from Durham James and I feared the worst as we passed fallen trees, broken fences and general detritus spread across the road. On arrival we found Mark, Ellie and Dave already busy, and we were soon joined by Calum, Chris, James B and Keith. Everyone got stuck in and we soon had everything
Published 21:46 on 31 Jan 2022
We are looking for the owner of a sailing dinghy that has been abandoned in our boat park for at least the last six years, possibly longer. If you know that your dinghy is in our boat park and has not been used in this time please contact us with proof of ownership. This could be a measurement certificate, insurance certificate, photograph, or purchase receipt. The boat must be claimed and removed from the club
Published 21:38 on 31 Jan 2022
We are well accustomed to GBR6572 sailing away with the first places in Virtual Regatta so it was a bit of a surprise when races one and two this week went to Wavebaron. He did admit that one of them was a complete fluke. Having taken the unfavoured side of the second beat a massive wind shift and pressure change saw him rocket from last to first. It was an advantage that he did not
Published 00:00 on 26 Jan 2022
We visited Bermuda this week and experienced some high winds sailing in J70 keel-boats which gave the fleet some great head to head racing. The racing gods however had other ideas when it came to race 3 and we found ourselves in somewhat overpowered America's Cup boats which resulted in many of our fleet hitting marks and clocking up a number of penalties in the shortest fastest race we have competed in to date. Maybe
Published 20:26 on 18 Jan 2022
This week we had a fast a furious competition in Bermuda. We raced 4 more races this time in 49ers and saw some really close racing at the front of field. Please come and join us next Tuesday using the zoom link sent out on members emails.
Published 20:21 on 11 Jan 2022
We don't have to wait for the weather at Grassholme to improve to get some competitive racing in. Using Virtual Regatta we launched our first 4 races of the new year. It was fairly clear who had been practicing using VR and who had not with Toby, James and Ian clinching the podium positions after the first round or races. We are looking forward to some more close racing next week. Thanks to Toby for
Published 00:00 on 4 Jan 2022
Toby is looking at running the Virtual Regatta racing starting in January 2022. Dates decided are Tuesday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th January as a start. One hour of racing will be on offer from 7.30pm till 8.30pm. He will publish his races to you all over the Christmas period. Have a super festive time and look after each other!
Published 12:33 on 19 Dec 2021
The following recently appeared in orders sent out to all Combined Cadet Force units and staff and CFAVs throughout the country. New Regio nal C CF A float Training Base 34. Teesdale Sailing & Watersports Club has been nominated as a finalist in the RYA/Yachts & Yachting Club of the Year 2022 Awards. Although not a big club and tucked away high in the hills of County
Published 12:25 on 19 Dec 2021
Thanks to our Local MP Dehenna Davison for her support for us for RYA Club of the Year. Remember you can still vote for us at https://www.rya.org.uk/about-us/rya-awards/club-of-the-year Voting doesn't close until the 24th January 2022
Published 12:17 on 19 Dec 2021
Click link to see the article about Teesdale published on the RYA website.
Published 13:13 on 20 Nov 2021