Harthill Reservoir Upgrade Programme

Posted by on Dec 16, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

As our members will know, we have been liaising with the Canal & Rivers Trust for a number of months now with regards to the water levels throughout 2020. What with this and the Coronavirus restrictions it’s fair to say it has been a challenging year for Rotherham Sailing Club! The Canal & Rivers Trust have today announced a £5 million upgrade programme to the reservoir. They will be upgrading the reservoir in line with modern day...

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Covid19 Update – Sailing Club Closed

Posted by on Nov 5, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

In line with the new National Lockdown in England, and RYA guidance the sailing club is now closed to all activities until the 3rd December. Our current understanding of the situation (subject to any local restrictions) is as follows:  Recreational boating from a public outdoor space for single households and support bubbles or with one other person (with social distancing) may be possiblePublic waterways and beaches will remain open...

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Social Sailing Sessions to Continue

Posted by on Jun 15, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

Well yesterday saw our first social sail under these strange times and what a great success it was. Fantastic to see smiles on faces as people got out on the water for the first time. We have to say a huge thank you to everyone for observing the Social Distancing requirements – looks like the floor markings helped!  We had the winch in operation for the first time and whilst a little slow, it was perfect for recovering the boat without...

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Sailing Is Back!

Posted by on Jun 5, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social |

It’s been a long time and we’ve been working busy behind the scenes to try and get you back out on the water as soon as possible. At all times we need to consider the safety of our members and also follow Government and RYA Guidelines and so the return is gradual and there are some restrictions you need to be aware of. These have been mailed to all members and Sunday 14th June is the date for your diary! Clubhouse AccessIn line with...

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Further Coronavirus Update

Posted by on May 19, 2020 in Members, Sailing, Social, Uncategorized |

Following the government’s recent advice about the changes to Coronavirus restrictions and the advice that unlimited exercise is now allowed we have been looking at what may be possible for sailing and our members. Whilst it is clear that sailing individually is allowed, as a club event this still remains difficult.  The recent rule changes are quite clear – the restrictions on clubs and social gathering have not been lifted however...

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