A light but steady wind (10mph +) from the East/N East made the Laser open a compeGGve but fun day out for all. 30 Boats entered and it was especially nice to see visitors from Dovestone, Carsington and Leigh & Lowton who sailed well managing to secure many of the top places. The race team led my Steve Hayward introduced everyone to the U Flag at the briefing which gave everyone notice of his intentions
Published 21:19 on 30 Jun 2021
Budworth Sailing Club is holding a training day for members of the Solo fleet on Thursday 1st July, 2021. The day will start at 9:30 am and will cover all aspects of sailing a Solo dinghy from essential rig settings to improving boat handling and race performance. Expert coaching is being provided by Budworth's own Phil Barnes and Luke Shaw. For more details, contact Alan Bailey, Solo Fleet Captain.
Published 12:00 on 16 Jun 2021
A large new flag celebrating Budworth Sailing Club's 75 th year slowly flapped in gorgeous sunshine at the entrance to the Cheshire club, to welcome a great turnout of 11 visitors and 8 Budworth members, on Tuesday the 8 th of June. Yes, a Tuesday, it was the very first Border Counties midweek series, set up using a similar format but without the age restriction to the successful North West Senior Travellers Series
Published 12:00 on 15 Jun 2021
Members are now able to view the minutes of March and April's committee meeting minutes, if they require. This information can be found here .
Published 12:00 on 14 Jun 2021
Competitive racing returned with a bang to Budworth SC on 6th June 2021 with the much-anticipated GP14 open event. Attracting 23 entrants, including 5 travellers from the North West, this was the first GP14 event hosted since the first national lockdown in spring 2020, and Budworth were keen to put on a good show. The forecast was for light winds but thankfully this didn't deter the many sailors that arrived early to rig
Published 08:51 on 13 Jun 2021
Today, the NWJTT went ahead in fantastic bank holiday sun. With great sailing conditions all day it is hard to believe the stormy weather that forced our first attempt at the event this year to be called off! Congratulations to our overall winner Budworth's own James Alexander, aswell as to all those who won and competed in other categories. As always, the standard of sailing was extremely high. Results can be found at
Published 20:22 on 31 May 2021
Dear Member, From a glorious April, we have transitioned to, perhaps, the wettest May on record. Despite this, turnout of members at the club has been phenomenal. Bar Open In light of the recent easing of Covid restrictions, we are pleased to report the resumption of a bar service at Budworth. For the time being, this will be strictly with service outside from the open double doors to the bar.
Published 19:24 on 28 May 2021
Budworth is proud to be hosting the GP14 Youth Championships this year on the weekend 7-8 August. In addition to this, Nick Devereux and Sarah Jarman are kindly offering training on Friday 6th August, so those competing can have their skills finely tuned for the weekend. For more information, visit https://www.gp14.org/events/2021-youth-championship/ or email David Morris for information about our thriving GP14 fleet at Budworth.
Published 12:00 on 25 May 2021
Budworth is proud to be part of the Border Counties Mid-week Series; held on Tuesday's throughout the year at a range of fantastic clubs in North Wales and the border counties. Inspired by the popular North-West Senior Traveller series, the Budworth leg of the series will take place on Tuesday 8th June, shortly after our GP14 open , with the first race starting at 11am. For more information, see the Border Counties
Published 12:00 on 24 May 2021
Five Budworth boats travelled to our neighbours and sailed in a 17 strong fleet in the second event on this year's Northern Tour. 4 races were sailed in light and variable winds. racing was very close and intense. Jon and Wendy, specialising in strong starts, achieved a 2nd, 3rd and 4th and finished 4th overall with Russel and Vicky finishing 6th after a dramatic win, charging through the fleet, in the last race. Andy Brown,
Published 12:00 on 23 May 2021