Tankerton Bay Sailing Club - Kent
Day 1 of Cadet Series 2018
Day 1 of Cadet Series 2018

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Summer Holidays Sailing at Tankerton Bay

Tankerton Bay’s own RYA Training Centre has been a hive of activity over the summer break.  6 adults and 15 children have come along to our various courses in August. We have battled high winds and 3-foot waves (which the youngsters seemed to love swimming in) and we have had days of s...

The Alex Holliday Trust

RYA news recognises our recently formed scholarship - the Alex Holliday Trust.  Last summer, Alex, a student of Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and a keen member of our Sailing Club, suddenly and tragically passed away whilst on a school trip to Cuba. Alex was an active member of th...

RYA Youth training - August 2018

The first rain we’ve seen for weeks did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm of the six youngsters (Daisy, Amelia, Guy, Baxter, Will and Izabela) who attended the first of this year’s RYA Youth training courses at the club. In spite of some very challenging conditions all of our intrepid you...

Last Sailing Day of the season

What a great day! The 3rd November was the last sailing day of the year. We had a wonderful turnout with over 20 boats and probably around 35 people on the water.... In the Cat fleet, Tim and Ashten Blades came in 2nd on their Dart 18 and claimed their first long distance cats series. In the Mon...

Bart's Bash Race 2018

16th September 2018 saw Tankerton Bay Sailing Club take part for the third year running in the largest sailing race in the world, 'Bart's Bash'. This international charity race is organised by the Andrew Simpson Foundation (ASF) in memory of Andrew (Bart) Simpson, a double Olympi...

Topper Factory Visit

Visit to TOPPER Sailboats On 22 November 2018 Ten Club Members braved the fog and road works on the M20 to see how our local International boat builder produces  its injection / rota-moulded sailboats and catamarans from its base in Ashford Kent. TOPPER Sailboats are best known  for ...

Laying Up Supper

A great evening was had by 100 members and friends at the Marine on the 1st December as we celebrated a great season for which we have much to shout about. Terrific racing, reinvigorated training (thanks North Shore!) an up and coming youth section (us experienced sailors need to watc...

Topper day - a great success!

The third annual topper relay race was run by our very own Topper top marksman, Fred Lynds, on the 3rd June. The event was a roaring success. 19 well honed sailors, (well a few were) made up of 6 teams of 3 (with one team of 4) - each consisting of a dinghy sailor (having some idea), ...

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