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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.
We are also one of five finalists in the RYA's Club of the Year Award. We find out if we have won at the Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace on March 4.


 

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Five RYA Club of the Year finalists announced
20 February 2017 (4 reads)


UYC is one of the five clubs shortlisted and the overall winner of the RYA Club of the Year Trophy for 2017 will be announced at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace, London, on Saturday March 4. Click on Read More




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Easter Regatta April 15-17, 2017. Enter online
14 February 2017 (44 reads)


You can now enter for this event online, go to Events... Easter Regatta 2017... pay on the day. or click on this link: Easter Regatta entry
Ullswater Yacht Club’s competitive year for visitors kicks off with the Easter Regatta, April 15-17, which is an open event for all classes. The club will also be welcoming the RS200, Feva and Aero classes and it is part of the Scottish Skiff Traveller Series. For full details click on Read More





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RYA Club of the Year finalist
03 February 2017 (86 reads)


Another proud day for UYC - we are officially one of the top five RYA clubs in the country. We have been shortlisted for the RYA’s Club of the Year Award as the winner of the ‘Increasing Participation’ category. The overall winner from the five finalists will be announced at the RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace on Saturday, March 4. Sailing Secretary Julie Archer put in all the hard work on the club submission and found out this week we had got through to the final five. Click on Read More


 I am Team GB Day at UYC in August 2016



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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 (140 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 (188 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 (191 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.




 





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