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DINGHY SAILING

We are part of the BA Clubs and are based at Wraysbury on a 47-acre lake, one-mile northwest of the M25/A30 Junction. Membership of the Silver Wing Sailing Club is open to both BA employees and non-BA employees on an associate basis. Wraysbury is a ‘Site of Special Scientific Interest’ and a wildlife haven, free of hazards and traffic. We ask before you join that you agree to the club safety outline and membership policy.

Facilities/Benefits
A new clubhouse was built with heated changing rooms and shower facilities, with landscaping continuing along with new jetties, slipways, and a new car park area. We also have a pleasant bar with very reasonable prices.

Competitive
We run races throughout the year for all levels of experience, the racing season has proven very popular with both novices and more experienced sailors alike. Our racing is competitive with the main classes sailed being Enterprises, Lasers, Solos, Wanderers, and a variety of other dinghies.

Social
During the summer, Thursday evenings are a time for general training and familiarisation, with helpful advice from other members. Regular social events are held throughout the year.

Coaching
Thursday evenings are dedicated to general practising and dingy cruising where you hone your technique with helpful advice available from other members. We also hold training courses throughout the year for novices and advanced sailors. A beginner’s course will cover the many aspects of sailing from parts and names of boats through to trimming the sails to tacking.

Cost
The Section also provides single and family membership, which includes use of club boats.

External Website
To view our external website click here

Contact

Commodore - David Ackroyd
Vice Commodore  -  Roger Bennett   rogerbennett110@hotmail.com  07949 328234
Membership Secretary - Paul Dean  themembershipsecretary@silverwingsailingclub.co.uk
Sports Team - To enquire about using the sports facilities please call 020 7594 6866 or email hestonsport@imperial.ac.uk
Facebook -  www.facebook.com/silverwingsc

Silverwing Sailing Club - Wraysbury Clubhouse and Lake Calendar

Calendar of dinghy sailing events and Wraysbury clubhouse bookings:

Silvewing Clubhouse Calendar

Silverwing Sailing Club - 2017 Sprint Series

The Silverwing Sailing Club Sprint Series (for the 'old' WLSC Spring Trophy) is sailed on the thrird Sunday of each month.


It consists of 5 short (10-15 minute duration races) sailed back to back in quick succession.
(Lots of practice with those all important starts!!)

Silverwing Sailing club - 2017 Winter Series

The 2017 Winter Series (Frostbite Trophy) runs from 1st January to 12th March 2016.

Click on the link below for the results:

2017 Winter

Silverwing Sailing Club - 2016 Year Overall Results

The 2016 sailing year ran from 3rd January 2016 to 26th December 2016. We sailed 153 races (plus 13 pursuit races).

These were divided into 6 series (Winter, Spring, Summer, Tuesday Evening, Autumn and Sprints). These series are detailed on other pages.

Silverwing Sailing Club - 2016 to 2017 Pursuit Series

The 2016/17 Personal Handicap Pursuit Series for the Trident Trophy will run from November 2016 until Boxing Day 2017.

Silverwing Sailing Club - 2016 Autumn Series

The Silverwing Sailing Club Autum Series - for the 'Windfall Shield' - runs from 2nd October until 26th December 2016.

As with the Summer Series a separate 'Improvers Series' for B and C division sailors will also be run in the afternoon.

Silverwing Sailing Club - 2016 Summer Series

The 2016 Summer Series for the Gatemead Trophy runs on Sunday mornings from 25/26th June (Summer Regatta) to 25th September.

In the afternoons we are holding a separate improvers/beginners series.

Silverwing Sailing Club - 2016 Spring and Afternoon Series

The 2016 Spring Series (Rolls-Royce Trophy) runs from 27th March until 19th June.