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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 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, the Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions are under the 'Events' tab. Enter online via the link below.

Rooster 2000 Inlands online entry

 

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Three class events in one weekend, June 25 & 26
29 June 2016 (343 reads)


Competitors from all over the country took part in three separate class championship events at Ullswater Yacht Club on June 25 and 26. The Tempest Class held their National Championships, the VX One Class, their Inlands and the 29ers were competing in the seventh round of the national Harken Grand Prix series. Click on Read More

New Tempest national champions John Robinson, right, and Lindsay Whitehead, left, with Vice Commodore Rick Boyce

 




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Delighted to be back /new members night, June 11
14 June 2016 (478 reads)


Ullswater Yacht Club’s special event to welcome new members on Saturday, June 11, turned into a celebration for everyone with the opening of the clubhouse for the first time since the December floods. Click on Read More


New members secretary Harry Patrick and Commodore Peter Lewis welcome new and existing club members to the refurbished clubhouse. To see a full album of pictures from Saturday night go to Gallery... Albums


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Ladies 'of all ages' Day, June 4
07 June 2016 (402 reads)


Ullswater Yacht Club’s annual Ladies Day took place in glorious sunshine on Saturday, June 4. There was a good turnout of a total of 18 boats with ‘lady’ helms of all ages, including a four-year-old sailing a Topper and a 13-year old cruiser skipper. Click on Read More


Dinghy ladies champions Sue Harding and Fiona Gibson





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Sail Around Europe on Saturday, June 18
07 June 2016 (371 reads)


Why not join the UYC leisure sailors, in dinghies and cruisers for a relaxing sail down the lake towards Glenridding followed by a 'Taste of Europe' picnic on the shore of the lagoon?


A great time was had by all the the first Leisure Sail of the year in May.
They're off down the lake again, laden with food and drink on June 18.




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Ullswater Experience, May 28 & 29
01 June 2016 (338 reads)


When Jenny Hodson and Heidi Bradley signed up for the Ullswater Experience weekend, they didn’t know they were signing up for the Priestley Experience as well. But they were, and they ended up winning the Cruiser Class at Fleet Weekend in a Beneteau 21.7. Click on Read More


Cruiser Fleet Weekend winners, from left, Jenny Hodson, Ian Priestley and Heidi Bradley
with organiser Paul O'Hara and Julie Archer who presented the prizes


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Hotel Cup & Island Race, May 14
01 June 2016 (386 reads)


The first cruiser trophy race of the season, the Hotel Cup, was held on Saturday, May 14, with seven boats setting off for the seven-mile sail to the island and back in very light winds. The cruisers were joined by the club fleet, also on an island race, including the Musto Skiffs, as part of their open meeting. Go to Gallery on this website for an album of Tim Olin’s beautiful on-the-water pictures. Thanks Tim. Click on Read More


Hotel Cup winners Sam Harding and Richard Sealby in action




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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

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