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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.
Read more about us here.

          

We are delighted to announce that on March 4 we won the RYA's Club of the Year 2017 Award and in January we won Yachts and Yachting Magazine's Club of the Year 2017 Award.

Our next Open is the Rooster 2000 Inland Championships on May 27 & 28. Enter online via the link below.

Rooster 2000 Inlands online entry

 

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Hospitality Group Survey
20 April 2017 (0 reads)


The new hospitality group is keen to gain a better understanding of what you, the members, would like from the UYC hospitality service. We have put together a short survey that should take no more than a couple of minutes to complete. The survey link is under the Members tab... Members News on this website or complete a paper form at the Clubhouse. The season is well underway and we would love to hear your views as soon as we can. The survey will close on the 24th April.
Thank You,
Jon Abbatt – Racing Representative



Bumper turnout for Easter Regatta, April 15-17
18 April 2017 (55 reads)


More than 90 boats, 30+mph winds, flat calm, sun, rain and three days of close racing - that was Easter Regatta at Ullswater Yacht Club. 

Some of the Easter Regatta winners

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New Sailing Development Officer
30 March 2017 (100 reads)


Edmund Clarke has been appointed as Ullswater Yacht Club’s Sailing Development Officer, taking up the role at the end of April/ early May.
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Edmund at our I am Team GB Day at the club in August last year



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Spring Noggin, March 26, 2017
29 March 2017 (102 reads)


The sun shone brightly to welcome the first day of the sailing season at Ullswater Yacht Club on Sunday, March 26.


Hannah Davies, Julie Archer and Sean Brooks all ready for the Spring Noggin.



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Launching into a new sailing season
21 March 2017 (118 reads)


Hardy sailors from award-winning Ullswater Yacht Club will be taking to the water for the first race of the season on Sunday, March 26. A full sailing programme for the year launches with the one-day traditional handicap race, the Spring Noggin. Click on Read More


Boats racing on Ullswater at the start of the season in 2016 against the dramatic backdrop of the fells




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Dinghy Berth Allocations
13 March 2017 (222 reads)


The new Dinghy Berth allocations, and Topper Rack Allocations have been set and are available in the members section under Members -> Dinghy Berth allocations.  A new UYC email has been set up if you have any questions - dinghyberths@ullswateryachtclub.org Please check these before bringing your dinghy up.

If you need access to the members area please email me at andrew.webster@ullswateryachtclub.org



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Important announcement about Birkett 2017
11 March 2017 (233 reads)


The 55th Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy will be held at Ullswater Yacht Club on July 1 and 2, 2017, and there are two important changes to the race organisation that we would like to let competitors know about as soon as possible. Click on Read More



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RYA Club of the Year 2017
05 March 2017 (185 reads)


We did it again – on Saturday, March 4, we were named Club of the Year 2017 for the second time. We were crowned RYA Club of the Year 2017 at the Dinghy Show at Alexandra Palace, less than two months after we won Yachts and Yachting magazine’s Club of the Year 2017 Award. Click on Read More

Left to right: Clare, Edmund & David Clarke and Julie Archer with the RYA Club of the Year Trophy

Picture: Tim Olin



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David Clarke wins national 'maritime hero' award
27 February 2017 (195 reads)


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


Left: David Clarke with his Old Pulteney whisky, pictured on his VX One




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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



 



FREE Sailing Taster Sessions, Saturday, May 20, 1-5pm.





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

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
27/05/2017 13:00 Rooster 2000 Inland Championships
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