Ely Cadets Win at Grafham leg of Cambs Youth League 23
4 Ely Sailing Club cadets (Edward, Fergus, Kieran and Jashan) attended the Grafham leg of this years Cambridgeshire Youth League. On arrival at Grafham there were some nervous sailors and parents looking at the quite challenging conditions and a much bigger area of water to what were used to at Roswell Pits. Just Kieran nonchalantly shrugged with confidence This is nothing (hes been sailing all over the country in Topper events). Getting the
Published 19:11 on 4 Jun 2023
Camweld Trophy 2023
Congratulations to Phil, our club Commodore, who won the Camweld Trophy on Sunday 30th May. All the results are available under the Sailing menu.
Published 20:36 on 2 May 2023
Ely SC Cadets gain their RYA stage 3 & 4 qualifications
Well done to all the Ely SC cadets that achieved their RYA stage 3 & 4 qualifications. Some great skills improvement on show and lots of fun
Published 20:19 on 23 Apr 2023
Club Open Day (13th May) and Evening (19th May)
The annual club open day takes place on Saturday 13th May from 1pm to 4pm. This free event is open to all. If youre interested in giving sailing a try come along for a taster. Sailing tasters and boat tours of the lake areavailable. Our sailing courses will open for booking on this day. BBQ, snacks, hot and cold drinks will be available. An open evening will take place on
Published 09:00 on 15 Apr 2023
2023 RYA Courses at Ely Sailing Club
The dates for the 2023 sailing courses at Ely Sailing Club have been published. Details available here: Sailing Course Dates Courses will be available to book at the Club Open day on 13th May and then available on line thereafter.
Published 08:24 on 15 Apr 2023
Thursday Night Sailing is Back!
It was good to see 3 boats out on the water this Thursday gone (13th April). Thursday evenings are the clubs novice and cadet racing sessions. Were hoping to see numbers increase as the season progresses and intend having some coached sessions. Dont forget that the galley is available so you can always prepare some après sail supper. At the end of the season Thursdays culminate with the George Washington Cup, which is
Published 06:41 on 15 Apr 2023
Easter Egg Trophy and Racing Results
Easter Sunday saw our first cup race of the season. The session was well attended with 8 boats racing, plus a couple of others making the most of the pleasant conditions. We saw some great racing on the water and some eggcellent chocolate hunting in the club house. Well done to Jack Knight who won the day overall and to Edward Human who won the cadet egg. All the results for the Easter Egg trophy
Published 06:23 on 15 Apr 2023
The 2023 Season has started!
The 2023 season started on Saturday 25th March. Members enjoyed a fabulous afternoon helping to get all the club single handed boats onto the water for a check over. After a some squally wet weather it cleared up to be a great afternoon, perfect for messing about in a boat and remembering sailing skills. In the galley our awesome social committee had organised bacon butties, cakes and trifle! What better way to start the
Published 11:08 on 26 Mar 2023
New Website and Membership Management
Welcome to the new Ely Sailing Club website! The IT team are still in the process of getting everything configured. In early February all exiting members will receive an email that will explain how to access the new system. This will replace WebCollect. Please dont try to sign in to the system until you have the new details.
Published 10:38 on 29 Jan 2023
Winter Working Parties
Every Sunday form the 8th January we will be doing the winter working parties which is a get together of all those who are able to help to keep the clubhouse, boats and grounds in good shape. Whatever your abilities, please would you join us from 11:00 through to around 2:00 (or whatever you can manage). There will be hot cups of tea, bacon rolls and soups (and probably other delights) to keep us going.
Published 21:18 on 7 Jan 2023