Datchet Water Sailing Club Fleet Championships/ 5th of July

The fleet championships is on Sunday the 5th of July.

The first start will not be before 10:25am.

The schedule of races will be 2 back to back in the morning then lunch and 2 further races back to back in the afternoon.

Please follow the links for your Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions: https://www.dwsc.co.uk/FleetChamps15NoR.pdf


We look forward to seeing you all attend and competing to be the 2015 Fleet Champions.

Datchet Water Sailing Club

Race Officer Needed for this Sundays Racing. (21st June 2015)

All Members,

We are looking for a race officer for this Sundays Racing. If you are available to do this or know of anyone who can, please call the club on 01753683872.

Many Thanks.



Gabrielle Boase

General Manager

Datchet Water Sailing Club

Queen Mother Reservoir

Horton Road



01753 683872



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First Aid course and Dinghy Instructor course spaces

Dear Members and General Public,

There are spaces on our First Aid course this weekend. It is a 9:30am start prompt, upstairs in the Peter Short room. Members price £60 and non-members price £90. This is also free to all club Safety coxswains so check those certs and book yourself a place now. Please follow the link http://datchetwater.wix.com/training#!fa/c1qk6

On the 22nd of June to the 26th of June we are running a Dinghy Instructor course with a few spaces left. Please follow the link to book now http://datchetwater.wix.com/training#!dinghy-instructor/cbor

A taste of the first day of our Open Weekend …and more to come tomorrow!

I just had to share the following email after the first day of our Open Weekend from Helen Beecham, one of our team of helpers for the Push The Boat Out event:

I have just got home after a most enjoyable day spent booking in people to try sailing.

It was made so enjoyable by all the lovely club members around us but especially the grins of all those who came back upstairs to thank Janet Pepper and I were a sheer joy. We all know sailing to be a wonderful sport but to see someone discover it for the first time is special. …those grins were going to last all the way home!

Some super comments: ‘ I had no idea it’s such hard work, it’s really physical, my core muscles are still shaking’ after sailing a Wayfarer.

‘When we started planing it was fantastic!’

‘ Thank you so much for persuading me to have a go when I didn’t think I could, it’s the most amazing fun, I loved it!’

Some children who have been captivated could be enjoying what we started today for the next 60 years.

None of this happens without the time and effort of so many club members, many of whom did not see the grins. They need to know how much it is appreciated.

Well done one and all involved with making this weekend happen. Looking forward to another successful day tomorrow….and many new members.

Helen Beecham