About us

BTOSC – Affordable sailing for beginners and experienced sailors alike

We are a long-established sailing club:

  • We are always on the look out for new members
  • Everyone  welcome – 18 to 80 !
  • We organise a programme of sailing events
  • We communicate with our membership by email
  • The majority of our events start and finish in the Solent and we organise cruises elsewhere too
  • Our Approved Skippers are all experienced RYA qualified Yachtmaster Offshore or Yachtmaster Coastal skippers
  • We charter whatever yachts we need so you get to sail on a variety of modern yachts

To find out more about BTOSC and our Sailing Programme explore the menu at the top of the page.    If you are interested in joining us please get in touch with our Membership Sec or any member of the committee through email, linkedIn our facebook group or use our Call button to request a call back.  When requested enter your Telephone number followed by Your Name and we will call you back.

Current Status.  We held our AGM on 15 May.  The first sailing event was an extended Skippers Refresher event in June and whilst waiting for restrictions to be lifted some of our members have got together for private charters within the ‘rules’.

We have a sailing programme for the rest of 2021. The first such event will be Weekend 6-8 August. The second will be our annual BBQ weekend Cruise 17-19 September.  We are also considering adding other events subject to demand.

Note that for the BBQ Weekend and for the Xmas Jolly, at least one yacht will have one or two additional days on the water.

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