Tankerton Bay Sailing Club - Kent

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Spring photos - TBSC just having fun

Check out the latest photos of TBSC having fun this spring, Shots are from racing, cruising, rigging, launching, landing, floating, training, learning, teaching, welcoming, laughing, drinking, socialising and much much more.... phew! Can you pick out your favourite ? Spring Gallery  ...

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...

2019 Sailing and Training Programmes - including Open Day

Our 2019 Sailing and Training programmes have now both been issued.   This year we are offering a broader range of sailing events that provide better links to our training and social programmes. This means Saturday sailing, more fun events and more events that cater for beginner and int...

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...

Our club Open Day - Sunday 5th May

As part of the RYA National Push the Boat out event Tankerton Bay Sailing Club welcomed complete novices and experienced sailors to try sailing from 11:00 until 16:00 on the 5th May 2019. On hand to greet visitors and to explain how our club and RYA Training Centre works were club members, our ...

Sailing Against Slavery

We invited Stop the Traffik to the club on Monday 6th May  for the launch of our first ever "Sailing Against Slavery" race series. For the whole of the month of May the Club will be remembering those trapped in slavery around the world by tieing a red ribbon to their boat when they sa...

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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