Author: Rebecca Owen

  • Latest Unshackled

    Latest Unshackled

    The new edition of our Unshackled magazine is out now with all the latest info and updates of what our Club and members have been up to. There’s the SailJuice series update, Commodore’s Cup & Honorary Members write ups, and a behind -the-scenes parent’s perspective of taking your child to an international event, and more!…

  • SailJuice Success!

    SailJuice Success!

    The Dinghy Show also saw our Club and members being awarded for their successes in the Fernhurst Books Selden SailJuice Series. DWSC won the prize of Top Club, Richard Botting landed 3rd palace in the 31-60 age category (out of 208), and Imogen Wade won First Lady, First Youth with Hugo Valentine, and 5th place…

  • Club of the Year Winners!

    Club of the Year Winners!

    We are thrilled to have been awarded the RYA Young Person’s Club of the Year and Overall Club of the Year in recognition of all our hard work in introducing new and young sailors to the sport and also developing an excellent pathway into racing. We must give thanks to Jon Hughes & volunteers for…

  • Peter Burfield

    Peter Burfield

    It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Peter Burfield, just a few weeks shy of his 87th birthday, Pete had not been well for quite a long while but until very recently he had enjoyed coming to the Club for a bite to eat and a chat with his…

  • Mid November News

    Mid November News

    Draycote Dash There are 109 entries for this weekend’s Draycote Dash and the weather conditions look superb. Thank you to everyone who has volunteered to help. All the information for the weekend will be online at the Official Noticeboard – NOR, SI’s, race starts, results etc: AGM Recap Thank you to everyone who attended the…

  • Early November News

    Early November News

    Join us this coming Wednesday evening to hear about the annual update of the Club  and plans for the coming year from the Committee. If you can’t make the evening, please send apologies to Questions for the Committee can also be submitted in advance by email (questions can be asked on the evening too)…

  • Unshackled Out Now

    Unshackled Out Now

    The Autumn 2023 edition of our Club Unshackled magazine is now available.

  • Late September News

    Late September News

    Draycote Dash Dates – Volunteers Required Yes, it’s that time again! We’re looking for people to help out at the Draycote Dash on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November. As you probably know, there are a variety of roles and times that people are required: Saturday 18th November0800-1030: Registration (5)0930-1700: Committee, line & mark boats…

  • Y&J Autumn News

    Y&J Autumn News

    Although recent temperatures might lead you to think otherwise, summer is officially done, and we are heading into a busy autumn season. The summer is when a lot of the big national and international championships take place and, as usual, many of our Draycote Youth & Junior sailors were in action. There were some great…

  • Wednesday Eve Prizegiving

    Wednesday Eve Prizegiving

    A few photos from a fantastic fleets prizegiving evening last night. Unfortunately no final sailing, but a beautiful sunset, delicious food (thanks to Dave, Katy, Matt, Mark & Ethan), and great atmosphere. Main fleet prizes went to: Jessica Powell – 1st Youth & Junior Pete Slater – 1st Flying Fifteen Joe Rowe – 1st ILCA…

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