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Burghfield Sailing Club
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Berks RG7 4AP

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News - January 2017

2017 renewal

2017 Membership Renewal Deadline: 31 Jan

Thank you to all those members who have already completed their membership renewals for 2017.

Please remember to return your form and payment before 31st January (after which a late renewal fee is payable).


Problems with Dutyman - 29th January 2017

29/01/2017 17:45 - Problems are resolved - many thanks to the guys at Dutyman for sorting on a Sunday afternoon!

Ice - 27 Jan

Lake Watch: 28/29 January 2017

Great news - Lake is almost ice free so Racing is on for tomorrow Sunday 29th January - Look forward to seeing you All

Ice - 24 Jan

Ice Watch: w/c 23 January 2017

With the continuing sub-zero overnight temperatures the lake is still frozen (ice currently ~3cm thick). We are monitoring ...

Please keep an eye on the club website and social media (Facebook & Twitter) for information and updates.

Frozen lake

Ice Watch: 21-22January 2017

Following a week of sub-zero temperatures and no wind the lake has frozen over.

Current arrangements,
  • Sat 21st - Club Arbitration Course - Going ahead as planned
  • Sat 21st Jan - Working Party - Cancelled
  • Sat 21st & Sun 22nd - PB2 course - Cancelled
  • Sun 22nd Jan - Racing - Cancelled

Laser Fleet Removal

Notice of Change to Club Sailing Instructions - Removal of Laser Fleet

Following the decline in the number of entries in the Laser fleet there will no longer be a separate start for that fleet. Lasers will move into the appropriate handicap fleet based on their PY. The change will apply retrospectively from the start of the 2017 Frostbite Series.

For full details, including amended fleet start times, please download the notice from:
Sailing Instructions and SI Changes


RYA Powerboat Level 2 Course - 21/22 January 2017 - Cancelled

Cancelled due to frozen lake. New dates will be published shortly.

cold oppie

Optimist & Feva Training - POSTPONED

Due to the windy and wintery conditions forecast for Saturday 14th January - the IOCA Thames Valley Optimist training & the Feva training has been POSTPONED. An alternative date will be arranged shortly.

2017 HNY

Happy New Year

Wishing all our members, supporters and visitors a very Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you at the club in 2017!

Direct Debit

2017 Membership Renewals: Direct Debits

For members wishing to pay their 2017 membership renewal by Direct Debit:

Please return your completed membership form to the club office by 3rd January, selecting Direct Debit from the Payment Methods. We will email you a link to set up the direct debit within the next couple of days. The direct debit is set up through GoCardless with the first payment due on 15th January (please follow instructions in the email as soon as possible so that the payment is authorised).

GoCardless offers the club cheap, fast and secure payment processing. GoCardless accesses the direct debit network through its sponsor RBS and is registered with the FSA as a small Payments Institution. For further information please visit www.gocardless.com

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