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Located in Cheshire, Budworth Sailing Club is one of the most popular clubs in North West England.

  • Competitive Fleet Racing on Sundays
  • Handicap/Fleet Racing Saturdays & Wednesdays
  • RaceBoard Open on Tueday evenings
  • Open Events & Series
  • Modern Clubhouse
  • Youth Sailing

We sail on Budworth Mere, one of the most attractive inland waters in Cheshire. Located near Northwich , we are close to the motorway network and very easily accessed from Warrington, South Manchester and Knutsford as well as other parts of the North West.

Commodore's Notes 31st July

Commodore’s Notes 31st July

For many weeks over the year and a half of weekly Commodore’s Notes, I have indicated that Budworth Sailing Club is busy, active, and incorporating new ideas. That seems to be more true than ever in these weeks!
The next two weekends will see something different, and exciting…
Please read the full article for information on the “Saturday Super Sprint” ,”Snipestock”, Windsurf taster session, plus details of all the events this week and other club information [read more...]

Super Saturday Sprint Series

Super Saturday Sprint Series

The first trial of the Super Saturday Sprint Series (5 short races) will be this Saturday, 2nd August.
As usual, racing will start at 2pm – so come down and support this new initiative!
The central idea behind Saturdays is to have fun and, perhaps, improve your skills.
This Saturday is a Pilot. We want to try the idea out this season before embedding it in the programme for next year. [read more...]

Snipestock 2014

Snipestock 2014

Snipestock 2014 The Budworth Snipe sailors have decided to start the summer holidays with a bang.  Snipe stock 2014 is exactly what the Snipe fleet [read more...]

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  • "Bart's Bash" - Information for Members
    “Bart’s Bash” – Information for Members

    Here is the first newsletter for Bart’s Bash @ Budworth
    This is a huge world-wide event of a single handicap race to be sailed at 11.00 am Sunday 21st September.

    Budworth is one of hundreds of clubs taking part. There are TWO aims:
    (1) to raise funds for the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation (to encourage young people into sailing)
    (2) And to get into the Guinness Book of Records for the largest single race (multiple venues)

    Bart’s Bash will form the first race of Day 2 of Club Championships (Commodore’s Weekend). 20/21 September. Please read on for the full details!! [read more...]

  • Firefly Team Racing at Budworth

    “I have no idea who’s reading this, but I’m Neil Gaskin and I spent some great great weekends sailing for Budworth teams in the early to mid-eighties and of course running and sailing in the Budworth Pairs. My interest in team racing has recently been rekindled having met up at [read more...]


  • Junior Pirate Camp 2014
    Junior Pirate Camp 2014

    Another great Junior Event at the sailing club – The annual Budworth Junior Pirate Camp was held on 5/6 July.
    Over 20 children attended and events included a bath-boat treasure hunt, Pinata bashing, potato trebouchet and a Galleon bonfire.
    Thanks to excellent organisers tremendous fun was had by all – a day (and evening) to remember – check out the pictures in our Junior picture album on the Gallery page! [read more...]

  • GP14 Open - Report
    GP14 Open – Report

    We were pleased to welcome several visitors to our 2014 GP14 Open at Budworth this Sunday 1st June. Competitive racing and great social event too! (See pictures on our Gallery page)
    The fleet captain had promised “some challenging racing” and it was, although perhaps not quite the challenge he had in mind. A beautiful sunny summer day, but the wind was light and fickle so, as is often the case, playing the shifts was the name of the game! [read more...]


  • Budworth Laser Open – Report

    Our open was held last Sunday 29th June. We were very please to welcome the visitors to our club, and good support from the club as well meant we had a very good turnout with 25 boats racing. The weather was warm and sunny, but with less wind than forecast. [read more...]

  • Raceboard Open - Report
    Raceboard Open – Report

    10 raceboards enjoyed 4 races in glorious warm sunshine. Although the first race was held in generally light airs the wind picked up throughout the day so we experienced several good blasts in planing conditions. The racing was close with positions varying between races except for Pete Wilkinson who won [read more...]