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Looking for somewhere to sail in the Lake District?  Look no further than Ullswater, one of the most stunning lakes in the UK.

We are located at the northern part of this seven-mile lake, and being only 10 minutes from the M6, we are the most accessible. 

Whether its an introduction to sailing, RYA training, or competitive racing your after, we have it all. And by the way, if you are a member of UYC you can camp for free in the Club grounds.

Read more about us here.


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Sailing Club Development Officer
22 February 2015 (46 reads)

Sailing Club Development Officer

Ullswater Yacht Club - £20,000 to £25,000 pro-rata

April – October

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Ladies Who Launch join national campaign
16 February 2015 (40 reads)

The Ladies Who Launch group at UYC has joined Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign which aims to encourage women to take part in sports activities.

Throughout 2014, a total of 25 members of all ages took part in ten special Saturday morning Ladies Who Launch sessions aimed at getting women on the water with no pressure and no formal instruction.

Active Cumbria is supporting the Sport England campaign and Ladies Who Launch are featured in the ‘This Girl Can’ section of Active Cumbria’s website, see below.

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Creating and implementing the future for UYC
28 January 2015 (88 reads)

The new Board feel the time is right to create a new updated Business Plan, which will meet the needs and aspirations of current and prospective members. 

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A great year for UYC
15 January 2015 (117 reads)

2015 is a great year to be a member of Ullswater Yacht Club… not  only have annual subscriptions been frozen at 2014 levels, but there’s also a great new sailing programme for this year crammed with events and activities for everyone.

And for new members joining the club in 2015 it gets even better, because entrance fees have been scrapped completely.

Enjoying a lovely sunny day on the front lawn at UYC

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Ullswater Featured in Yachting Monthly Magazine
08 January 2015 (188 reads)

The delights of cruiser sailing on Ullswater have received country-wide recognition thanks to a national yachting magazine.

The February edition of Yachting Monthly, which has just been published, has devoted one of its main features to a member of Ullswater Yacht Club and his sailing cruiser which is moored at the club.

Ullswater is a cover story - Page 3 of Yachting Monthly

Click Read more for the background and more photos

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A message from the Commodore
02 January 2015 (88 reads)

Happy New Year to all members and friends of UYC.

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Close Finish to November Series
01 December 2014 (147 reads)

It was all down to the last day to decide who would win the November Series with 4 boats in with a real chance. In the end it was John Thornley in his Flying Fifteen who took the honours. John is photographed with Chris Barnes one of several crews. The series attracted 22 boats with several visitors. Both John and Howard Steavenson from Tynemouth SC in his VX1 ended up with 17 points and it took careful scrutiny of the rules to determine the winner. 

 Click Read More for full results and explanation of the tie breaker.

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Paul and Tamsyn Tie the Knot at UYC
13 November 2014 (260 reads)

Long-standing members of UYC, Lillian and Mike Adams, recently celebrated their son Paul's wedding to Tamsyn at the club.

Please click Read More for Mike's wedding report and more photos.

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Sparks Fly at Spooks Night
20 October 2014 (192 reads)

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Ullswater YC November Open Series 2014 - New Format
14 October 2014 (0 reads)

Whether it was  the aftermath of the Dinner Dance the previous evening or strong winds and high waves, there were no takers for the final races of the Autumn Series on Sunday.  However the 2014 sailing season at UYC is not over yet! Why not finish off in style and enter the November Series which starts on Sunday. With 3 races each Sunday from 2 November, we hope that you will find it even more attractive to sail this series

 Note, there will be 2 races on 30 November so we are not holding up boat packing up, prize giving and you getting home in reasonable time.

Visiting Sailors and spectators welcome.

Galley will be open from 10:00 for soup, cakes, beverages etc.

Click on links below for entry form and NoR

November Series 2014 Notice of Race     November Series 2014 Entry Form



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Featured Events

21/03/2015 High Priority Club Opens Social
04/04/2015 Easter Regatta Open Event
02/05/2015 Fleet Weekend Racing
25/05/2015 Spring Bank Holiday Trophy Racing
30/05/2015 Lesters Challenge Weekend Racing
06/06/2015 Fleet and Cadet Race Weekend Racing
06/06/2015 UYC Open Day Family
14/06/2015 The Island Race Racing
27/06/2015 Fleet Weekend 3 Racing
04/07/2015 High Priority The Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy Open Event
13/07/2015 Masters Week Open Event
27/07/2015 Sailcamp Family
15/08/2015 High Priority Ullswater Regatta Open Event
17/08/2015 High Priority Holiday Week Open Event
22/08/2015 Wayfarer Gathering Open Event
31/08/2015 The Preservation Society Trophy Racing
05/09/2015 Fleet Weekend 4 Racing
20/09/2015 Barts Bash Racing
10/10/2015 Fleet and Cadet Race Weekend 5 Racing
17/10/2015 The Wakefield Trophy Racing
24/10/2015 19:00 Annual Dinner Dance Social
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