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Sailing & Yachting

Brief Description of Club Activities

An inclusive and fun club that offers both competitive and non-competitive Sailing in dinghies and yachts along with regular and well attended socials.

Team Sailing: Team Racing format with twice weekly training sessions in preperation for events across the country including BUCS.

Social Sailing: A chance to sail freely under guidance from experienced members in a relaxed atmosphere.  We also provide the chance to join with Derwent Reservoir Sailing Clubs weekend races if desired.

Yachting: Day trips or racing aboard our own yacht that is berthed in Blyth.  The team also attends the BUCS Yachting Nationals.

We also run Royal Yachting Association Sailing and Powerboating courses throughout the year and have a Sailing holiday for members in June.


Meeting Days, Times and Venues

Team Sailing: Wednesday's & Saturday's (Competitive)

Social Sailing: Weekends (Non-Competitive)

Yachting: Weekends


Pre-Requisites for new members (e.g. previous experience, basic certificates, etc)

Must have relevant dinghy/yachting racing experience to try out for the teams.  Spare clothes, wreckable shoes - or approved sailing kit.


Contact Detail

Commodore (President): Will Hawkins


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  • BUCS Accommodation and Ball ticket£80.00
  • Yachting Nationals£60.00
  • Car Damage£9.40


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