We have regular Open Meetings through the year when we welcome vistors from other clubs.

  • Flying Fifteen Open - 20th/21st May - more...
  • Laser Open - 8th Oct - more...

We look forward to seeing you at the club. For more details contact membershipdsc@googlemail.com

Flying Fifteen Open

Flying Fifteen Open - 20th-21st May 201y

Full report

Laser Open

Laser Open - Sunday 8th October 2017

Enjoy a days sailing in the picturesque location of Dovestone Reservoir.

Laser Open - Sunday 13th October 2013

The Dovestone Sailing Club Laser Open and the final event of the Northern Area Grand Prix Series, dawned wet and windy, which put off some of the competitors, but 20 boats made it to the start line. Ian Lees (Scammonden) took an early lead in what proved to be a shifty race. He left Ian Jones (Dovestone), Jack Hopkins (Delph), Neil Skellam (Leigh & Lowton), Greg Marshall (West Lancs) and Jonathan Swain (Carsington) battling it out, with plenty of place changing, but they eventually finished in that order.

Race 2 saw Ian Jones taking a definitive lead, but Jack Hopkins went through on the last run, leaving it all down to the last race. The rest of the field were some way back and finished with Graham MacWhirter (UKLA) in 3rd.

Greg Marshall led for the first lap of the final race, but was reeled in by Ian Jones. However a capsize and missed mark for the latter meant it landed up being a close race, but the win went to Ian Jones, with Jack Hopkins a close second. They took first and second overall with Ian Lees 3rd.


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