Message from the Commodore: Bourne End Week & Junior Bourne End Week regattas, were as popular as ever. I'd like to thank all those involved in organising & running these events - without our ever-supportive volunteers, these events would not be possible! Here's some of the feedback: "It was a simply brilliant weekend!" – OK sailor "Good sailing, close racing and amazing parties!" – Merlin sailor.
Published 22:49 on 8 Jun 2018
Saturday 26th May 2018 - Wednesday 30th May 2018 UTSC's annual regatta - river racing at its best. This year sees not only the Merlin Rocket River Championships (Sat. to Mon.) and Thames A Rater Nationals but also the OK River Championships and the UTSC Wayfarer Splashaway Challenge. plus class racing for Solo, N12 and Handicap. The Rater racing runs for the traditional five day, with the Queens Cup on Tuesday. All
Published 10:15 on 13 May 2018
Welcoming all younger children who are not yet ready for cadet coaching but would like to start sailing and playing on the river. The aim is to have fun and make new friends. We will go afloat if the weather and conditions are suitable. If we can't, we will play games on shore. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Adults do not need to be experienced sailors but need to be
Published 17:09 on 2 May 2018
Our Open Day was a fantastic event with nearly 200 visitors who came along to try sailing and see what we offer. Thanks for all the ideas for names for new club boats. After considering all the suggestions - the Wayfarer will be "Bourne Again", suggested by Phil Warner, long-standing member and ex-Training Principal, and RS Feva number 4 will be "Maid Marian" to accompany no.3 "Little John" (several people suggested this one!). We're pleased
Published 21:20 on 23 Apr 2018
Lots of shiny new Toppers – the Club is continuing to upgrade its fleet of club boats. After new Oppies last year and better Wayfarers, the latest arrivals have been introduced to the club lawn! The first Cadet Day of the season was well attended, despite many families being away on their Easter holidays. A Topper Tour from Alan Markham was the main focus, mostly to learn the differences about the ........
Published 18:57 on 9 Apr 2018
This Sunday 25th of March we are having a Junior Bourne End Week get together and members priority booking for the 31st of May - 2nd of June 2018. Come along to the club from 11am till 2pm and talk to the JBEW team, get the kids together, find out about the event, how you can help and sign up before it sells out, which quite often happens!! Please note that ...CLICK...you need
Published 17:21 on 22 Mar 2018
**POSTPONED*** A Look at Rule 42; Happy Hour, talk and Chilli evening – Now on Friday 9th March . If you already know how to Pump, Rock, Ooch or Scull then you need to come to the Look at Rule 42 evening hosted by John Meadowcroft. If you don't know what Pumping, Rocking, Ooching and Sculling are then you definitely need to come along, as you ...CLICK
Published 00:00 on 12 Feb 2018
Congratulations to Oliver Meadowcroft who has been awarded a Performance Award bursary for promising young sailors from the regional RYA youth training fund. Ollie started sailing an Optimist dinghy in 2014, and has progressed through regional zone squads and national championships to selection for the national team. This year he will be competing for GBR in Spain and in Holland. Ollie learned to sail at a young age with his family and is
Published 19:16 on 26 Jan 2018
Sailing starts again in 5 weeks! But before that, there's plenty going on at the club. See the calendar for all the details, and see you soon.
Published 00:00 on 25 Jan 2018
February social events start with a Family Games night on Saturday 3rd at 1730. An opportunity to get all the Cadets together again, with the bar open and pasta supper to order. Then there's a Happy Hour and a film night that's not for the kids this time, on Friday 23rd, showing "Victoria and Abdul". It's accompanied by one of Emma's famous chicken curries adding to the Indian theme of the evening. Book now!
Published 19:18 on 24 Jan 2018