Dalgety Bay Sailing Club is 50 Years Old! 

Fifty years ago last month, Dalgety Bay Sailing Club was officially “opened” by Miss C. M. McLauchlan, the then Aberdour and Dalgety Bay District councillor. In fact, the club had been formed by way of an informal gathering organised by some local enthusiasts including Beattie Burnside, Alastair Burnside, Stewart Cameron, Stuart Black, and Brian Otway […]

Youth Week 2021

DBSC Youth Week is going to go ahead on 2nd – 6th August at Longcraig Scout Centre in South Queensferry. Overall numbers and the number of groups will be limited due to Covid restrictions. Once we understand demand we will sort out levels and groups. It is likely that we will focus mostly on beginner […]

April Newsletter

April’s newsletter was put out yesterday, and there was some exciting news! Here’s a quick summary for those who don’t like email: Dinghy Sailing should now be accessible to all members following ScotGov’s recent announcement regarding travel. Informal Sunday club racing (NON-Contact, no mixed-household) will take place over the next few weekends. DBSC Club racing calendar […]

CANCELLED: DBSC Club Championships 2020

Due to the announcements made by the Scottish Government today, we have made the decision to cancel the DBSC Club Champs scheduled this weekend (10/11 October). There are a few key reasons for this decision: Contact sports for over 18’s have been prohibited. Whether or not this includes all sailing, it definitely eliminates any mixed-household […]

COVID update – change to bubbles

The RYA Guidance has changed again. For the most part it is business as usual. However what has changed is the “bubbles”. In brief, it is still ok to have a “field of play bubble” with 30 people. That works for us for most things. The Sunday racing has seen about 20-24 people on the […]

COVID Guidelines Update

COVID Guidelines update The RYA have issued updated Guidelines that will allow us to return to (almost) sailing as usual. The only additional restriction is the requirement for a “Track and Trace” system to be put in place. The guidelines say: “It is a mandatory requirement that club and centre operators collect the name, contact number, date […]

Basement Toilets

Following a risk assessment approved by the Board and preparations being completed the basement toilets are now back in use. The changing rooms and showers remain closed. The basement is still being used by Wood Group who are surveying the beach and the following precautions are required to protect them and our members. Only enter […]


I hope you have been keeping well and had the opportunity to resume boating in some form – one forgets how fantastic a club and venue DBSC is! Some of you are eager for the return of club racing, but, unfortunately, that must remain on hold until a later time. We have been continuously following […]

We’re reopening the bar!

Having studied ScotGov and industry guidance, completed the necessary planning, checks and certifications, the bar will re-open from Friday 17th July.  Initially, this will be limited to a members-only service for purchase of alcoholic, soft drinks and beverages, with the following opening hours Friday Saturday Sunday 2000 to 2200 1500 to 1700 1500 to 1700 […]

Rib Support

The board have agreed that with the correct processes in place we can support a restricted rescue boat going on the water. We are still operating under the guidelines that it is each individual sailors responsibility to go afloat and they should make this decision based on having no rib support and in a considerate […]