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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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We are delighted to announce that we have won Yachts and Yachting Magazine's Club of the Year 2017 Award. 


 

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EGM at Pooley Bridge
23 January 2017 (0 reads)


A packed EGM on Saturday January 21 at the Parkin Hall, Pooley Bridge, gave resounding support for the next phase of the new clubhouse project.The Board of UYC will be meeting on 4th February to agree the next steps in what is going to be an exciting and challenging project. We will definitely need more people to participate in this next intensive phase. Anyone interested should drop me an email. - Peter Lewis


Club of the Year presentation at the London Boat Show
18 January 2017 (41 reads)


Ullswater Yacht Club’s dedicated volunteers were praised at the 2017 Yachts & Yachting Awards presentation on Thursday, January 12 at the London Boat Show. UYC won Club of the Year and Yachts & Yachting Editor, Georgie Corlett-Pitt highlighted the role that volunteers had played in the recovery of the club from the devastating floods of December 2015. Sue Giles accepted the trophy from Georgie on behalf of UYC on the London Stage at the Boat Show. Click on Read More




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2017 Sailing Programme
14 January 2017 (0 reads)


The full UYC 2017 Sailing Programme is now available to download under 'Events'... 'Club Sailing Programme 2017' on this website.



EGM, Saturday, January 21, 2pm
13 January 2017 (0 reads)


An Extraordinary General Meeting of Ullswater Yacht Club Ltd. will be held Parkin Village Hall, Pooley Bridge, at 2pm on Saturday, January 21stFull details in the Members Area  under 'Members' News'
The presentation by Commodore Peter Lewis can be viewed by members online in the Members Area under 'General Meetings'. 



Club of the Year 2017
05 January 2017 (98 reads)


Welcome to Yachts and Yachting magazine’s Club of the Year 2017 – Ullswater Yacht Club. Yes, we did it again and now it’s official. The February edition of the magazine, officially out on January 6, announces that we beat four other shortlisted clubs to win the prestigious award. I was told to keep it quiet until January 6, but because of Christmas and New Year, the magazine was printed and distributed early so some members already knew. So now I can finally shout it to everyone. Click on Read More


Everyone got behind our online bid to win Club of the Year - even our very youngest member baby Florence Shelley, pictured in the arms of her cousin Kate and with sister Marcia and cousin Jamie


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High-tech firm helps club 'prepare for the unthinkable'
05 January 2017 (105 reads)


One of the UK’s top technology firms is helping Ullswater Yacht Club to prepare for an event which, hopefully, will never occur. Pump Technology, based in Berkshire, contacted the club to offer their unique equipment to assist, should the unthinkable happen, and the club is hit by another flood. Click on Read More


Left to right John Robinson, Site Safety Officer, UYC; Marion Marshall, Hon Secretary, UYC;
Clive Vare, Special Projects Manager, Pump Technology Ltd and Neil Thompson, UYC, who made the initial contact




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Commodore's message
28 December 2016 (0 reads)


This is a reminder to all members that an important email about the future of the club was sent on December 23. It contains details of information meetings being held in early January. The Commodore's message is also on this website under the Members heading in Members' News.



Maritime Heroes Awards
05 December 2016 (169 reads)


Ullswater Sailing School Principal and longstanding UYC member David Clarke, has been honoured in the nationwide nautical initiative – The Old Pulteney Maritime Heroes Awards. Click on Read More


David Clarke in his #IamUYC T-shirt with his Old Pulteney whisky,
pictured on his VX One at Windermere



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Cumbria Sports Awards
04 December 2016 (153 reads)


We were proud to be invited to the Cumbria Sports Awards which were held at the Low Wood Hotel in Windermere on November 25. The club was invited because the awards ceremony featured sports clubs in the county that had recovered from the December 2015 floods. Marion Marshall and Robin Stanley, Keith and Bernie McDermott, John and Moira Wales represented the club at the event which was attended by 260 guests including the main speaker Lutalo Muhammad, taekwando Olympic silver medallist. Click on Read More

Left to right, Robin Stanley, Moira Wales, two representatives of another flood-hit club,
Lutalo Muhammad, 
Keith and Bernie McDermott, John Wales and Marion Marshall


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November series
29 November 2016 (172 reads)


John Richardson won the November series in his RS100 after a total of ten races were sailed over five weekends with 20 competitors taking part. He is pictured being presented with the trophy by Vice Commodore Rick Boyce. Click on Read More



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Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages - whether you are a complete novice or an accomplished sailor wishing to polish your skills - and caters for individuals and groups. Find out more from the USS website by clicking on the Ullswater Sailing School logo above.

Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages - whether you are a complete novice or an accomplished sailor wishing to polish your skills.
Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages - whether you are a complete novice or an accomplished sailor wishing to polish your skills.
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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy - July 1 & 2, 2017

Birkett queries to: birkett@ullswateryachtclub.org


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Countdown to the 55th Birkett

Featured Events

15/04/2017 12:30 Easter Regatta + RS Feva Aero & 200 Open Event
29/04/2017 10:00 Ladies Who Launch & Blokes in a Boat Training
06/05/2017 10:00 Training weekend
13/05/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
17/06/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
01/07/2017 13:00 55th Birkett Open Event
08/07/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
15/07/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
29/07/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
31/07/2017 10:00 Sail Camp Training
07/08/2017 11:00 Ullswater Week Open Event
12/08/2017 13:00 Ullswater Regatta Open Event
19/08/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
16/09/2017 10:00 Ladies & Blokes Training
21/10/2017 19:00 Annual Dinner Dance Social
23/12/2017 11:00 Annual Dinner Dance