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 […]

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 […]

Club activities subject to Covid-19 restrictions

Membership of Dalgety Bay Sailing Club involves a range of activities and actions. During Covid-19 lockdown, none of those that involve a physical presence at the Club have been possible. However, as and when lockdown restrictions are eased, some activities can once again be undertaken. The Board has undertaken a Covid-19 Risk Assessment of all […]

Covid -19 Grounds and Assets Maintenance Protocols

The vast majority of maintenance and repair work is done in the open air and scrupulous hand washing and keeping to the recommended 2m safe distancing at all times is considered sufficient precautions for those volunteers who feel comfortable in participating. Where closer working may be required these activities will be assessed with individual personal […]

COVID-19 update

Over the past weeks the Board have been working to produce a plan for Safe Return to sailing at Dalgety Bay SC. Now that we have Phase 1 of the Scottish Government’s relaxation of Covid-19 lockdown, we can begin to implement that plan. At the moment, only individual social sailing and some onshore outdoor activity […]