On the 30 th June, a team of seven youths from Budworth made up one of 23 boats who descended on Southport to compete for the title at this year's junior 12 hour race. After last year's honourable third, they were anxious to get on the water. With an 8am start and despite the shifty, offshore wind, Nick Devereux and Matthew Williams expertly managed the downward leg to find themselves second
Published 18:39 on 9 Jul 2018
The Commodore's Weekend is on 7th and 8th July. Saturday is for fun and games, and watching England play Sweden. Lots of fun and (probably wet) games spaced over the day. Saturday evening is the social; there will be a meal and live music from Elephant Juice. Tickets are £15 for adults, £7 for juniors from WebCollect . Sunday is for racing. The attached poster has more details
Published 14:42 on 24 Jun 2018
The Budworth Laser Open meeting will take place on Sunday the 1st July, with the first race at 11am. Brief details are in the flyer: The Notice of Race and Entry form: Sailing Instructions: Entry is only £10 / boat. Lunch, snacks and cakes in the galley over the day and the bar
Published 20:44 on 15 Jun 2018
Lead RIB Safety Helm – Paula McKenna My role here at BSC is great – as freelance outdoor instructor, I believe I have the best job in the world! I applied for this post back in February 2018, after having a full season at the Club the year before assisting the training arm with safety. I started powerboating at a young age and have held my RYA Powerboat Level 2 for almost
Published 16:37 on 9 Jun 2018
A glorious sunny day greeted the sailors arriving at Budworth Mere last Sunday, with a light westerly wind hopes rose that a thermal wind would arrive. But by the time the race briefing by PRO Russell Cormack was completed it seemed that was not going to happen, with the wind unable to decide between southwest or northwest. As one visitor commented, "well, we always expect shifty winds at Budworth!" However the first race
Published 16:29 on 9 Jun 2018
Calling all GP14 sailors! The Budworth GP14 Open meeting will take place on Sunday the 3rd June, with the first race at 11am. Part of the Northern Bell series, this event is usually well attended, and we look forward to welcoming our friends for another great days sailing! The Notice of Race and Entry form can be found here:
Published 14:58 on 26 May 2018
This coming Bank Holiday Monday 28th May sees the annual Random Pairs Team Racing event. Open to all Club members whatever your skill level, this event is specially designed to introduce sailors to the fun and experience of team racing. The event is sailed in the Club Fireflies. For each race, entrants are paired up differently and assigned specific boats for each very short race, lasting around 10 minutes (including the pre-start sequence!). Each
Published 18:01 on 20 May 2018
The Committee give Notice of a Special General Meeting to be held on Thursday 17th May 2018 at 7:00pm in the Clubhouse to propose rule changes due to the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Published 10:32 on 14 May 2018
We invite all Raceboard sailors to join us for our Open Event on 12th May 2018.
4 races, weather permitting, with one discard. first race 11:00.
Lunches available for a modest charge, usually after the 2nd or 3rd race, with veggie options available.
Published 13:03 on 8 May 2018
Budworth Sailing Club is holding an Open Day on Saturday May 5th 2018 - If you are interested in sailing this is a great chance to come and visit the club to find out more. If you have never sailed before it might be just the right time to see what we offer - and that includes training for all skill levels. If you are a sailor already, come and visit
Published 17:10 on 4 May 2018