On the 12th May we welcome prospective new members to come to the club, go for a sail, meet club members and generally find out what the Club is all about. No need to book, just turn up any time between 2pm and 4pm on the 12th May. Whether your're new to sailing, or are more experienced, there's something for all at Banbury Sailing Club.
Published 07:37 on 25 Apr 2019
Banbury Sailing Club is participating in the Annual RYA Club Member Satisfaction Survey this year. This is a survey covering members of all RYA affiliated clubs and will give the RYA a good view on where the sport we love is flourishing and where the sport needs more support. As a club, we would like to understand our memberships needs better and the RYA survey will also tell us (in anonymised, aggregated form)
Published 07:33 on 25 Apr 2019
Membership renewals for 2019 season are now due, you will have received an email at the beginning of March letting you know how to renew your Banbury Sailing Club membership. If however, you did not receive this email then please do let us know using the at info@firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published 07:01 on 1 Apr 2019
Two Banbury Sailing Club sailors were amongst 57 people from across the UK honoured for their commitment to supporting grassroots sailing by Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, President of the Royal Yachting Association, at the RYA’s prestigious Volunteer Awards on Friday 16 November. Graeme Castle received an RYA Lifetime Commitment Award, for individuals who have shown exceptional commitment and dedication to their club or organisation for at least 15 years, at the awards
Published 12:01 on 8 Dec 2018
Peter and Liz Bones wrote the following report from their trip to the Wayfarer International Rally on the Norfolk Broads this year. Not long after upgrading my GP to a Wayfarer some 5 years ago, I became aware of the benefits of being a member of the UK Wayfarer Association. I found the Association to be enthusiastic, well organised, helpful, and above all, it had a membership who were and still are, very friendly.
Published 11:43 on 8 Dec 2018
Despite the weather forecast, an intrepid bunch of CVDRA sailors enjoyed a weekend of racing (and a spot of socialising) over the August Bank Holiday weekend. You can read the full report here: http://www.cvrda.org/banbury-2...
Published 11:26 on 8 Dec 2018
Calling All Ladies, Join The Earl Grey Club Join us for a sail on Friday mornings and a little storm in a tea cup afterwards. You don't have to be a lady ... but it helps. 10AM Every Friday - Until it's too cold
Published 00:00 on 27 Sep 2018
We welcome all prospective members to come and have a look at the club, it's facilities and chat about the opportunities open to you. Drop in between 2pm and 4pm and meet some of our members and if you want to try sailing we can take you out on the lake with an experienced helm to see what sailing is all about. We look forward to seeing you on the 7th September
Published 09:44 on 23 Aug 2018
We were very sorry to hear the sad news that Tim had passed away but we are delighted to be able to share "A Celebration of Tim’s Sailing Life". Tim bought his first GP14 sailing dinghy in the early 1970’s and sailed at Draycote in a fleet of about 70 GP’s. Tim’s commitment to major projects was shown when he built his own wooden GP from a kit from Bell’s of Leicester.
Published 16:52 on 24 Jul 2018
On Sunday 24th June, the Bill Mansfield Trophy was contested and was won by Tim Bury and Pat Kuenzler in their Merlin. On the day, £50 was donated to Sailability, a charity that supports sailors with disabilities. Banbury Sailing Club is pleased to be able to match this amount so we will send a cheque for £100 to this excellent organisation. The late Bill Mansfield used to successfully sail a Comet at the club, despite losing a leg. His
Published 08:24 on 6 Jul 2018