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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 it's an introduction to sailing, RYA training, or competitive racing you're after, we have it all. And if you are a member of UYC you can camp for free in the club grounds.

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Book now for the dinner dance on October 22
29 September 2016 (23 reads)

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Bart's Bash, Sept 18, 2016
19 September 2016 (83 reads)

MORE than 60 members of Ullswater Yacht Club took part the largest sailing event in the world on Sunday, September 18.
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RS200 Northern Tour/ Tempest Northerns Sept 11, 2016
13 September 2016 (83 reads)

Ullswater Yacht Club welcomed racers from the RS200 fleet on the weekend of September 10 and 11 for the sixth event of the Northern Tour. 
To see a gallery of pictures of the RS200s by Tim Olin click on the link below:
And for Tim Olin's Tempest pictures this is the link:

RS200 and Tempest prizewinners

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Ladies Who Launch celebrate a great 2016 season
09 September 2016 (71 reads)

Members of the Ladies Who Launch group at Ullswater Yacht Club ended their final session of the season with an Olympic-style celebration. Click on Read More

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IATGB Day - the official album
02 September 2016 (0 reads)

Carlisle photographer Charlie Hedley took hundreds of great pictures at our I Am Team GB Day. They really capture the amazing atmopshere of the day - thanks Charlie. Some of them are in an album in our gallery, click on the link below:

An offer you can't refuse - GO SAILING bargain sessions
31 August 2016 (149 reads)

If you were one of the wannabe sailors who came to Ullswater Yacht Club for our I Am Team GB Day and had a free sailing taster session, on Saturday, August 27, we'd like thank you for making it such a huge success. Now here's an offer you can't refuse - a special deal on certain 'learn to sail' sessions in September and October. Click on Read More for details

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I Am Team GB Day, August 27
30 August 2016 (110 reads)

Hundreds of visitors helped Ullswater Yacht Club celebrate Team GB’s Olympic success in Rio as part of the nation’s biggest ever sports day on Saturday, August 27. At the club’s I Am Team GB Day, they had a go at a range of different sports on and off the water and got to meet Olympic gold medal winning cyclist Philip Hindes as well as two young sailors who are tipped for Olympic success in Tokyo in 2020, Anna Carpenter and Jack Wetherell. Click on Read More. To see our album 'The day the world came to sail with us' click on the link below: 

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Join us at I am Team GB Day, August 27
26 July 2016 (521 reads)

Ullswater Yacht Club is taking part in ‘the nation’s biggest sports day’ on Saturday, August 27, and is delighted to have been chosen to host the Flagship ITV/Border regional event. The I am Team GB day is promoted by ITV and the National Lottery as a celebration of the Olympics and to encourage everyone in the country to take part in a sporting activity.

The club’s Ullswater Sailing School is running free sailing taster sessions from 10am-3pm with special sessions for disabled visitors as well as other I am Team GB watersports activities. A range of other sports will also be taking place all day on the club site from 10am-4pm. UYC is thrilled to have been selected to host the Flagship event. It is the only event in the North-west and the only sailing venue across the country.

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RS200 Northern Tour Open Sept 10 & 11 2016
16 August 2016 (144 reads)

Ullswater Yacht Club welcomes the RS200 fleet for a Northern Tour Open over the weekend of September 10 and 11. Click on Read More

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Ullswater Regatta, August 6 & 7 2016
10 August 2016 (163 reads)

Ullswater Yacht Club was pleased to welcome visitors from all over the country to the annual August Regatta on August 6 and 7. Almost 50 boats, from small single-handed Toppers to the Olympic Class racing dinghy the 49er and cruisers, took part in the event with two races on Saturday and three on Sunday. Saturday brought gusty medium winds which increased overnight to bring much stronger conditions on Sunday.
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