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62nd Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy

Ullswater Yacht Club’s biggest event of the year, the iconic long-distance Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, sponsored by Magic Marine, is on July 6 & 7, 2024.
The quest for the ‘Holy Grail’ of a Birkett win attracts keen sailors from national champions to novices in a huge range of different boats. More than just a race, it has become a festival of sailing, popular with racers from all over the country.
Entries are now open on the dedicated Birkett website, where more information about the event is available.
Birkett Website
* Birkett 2022 picture by Tim Olin

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Youth & Juniors in 2024 - Read all about it

Everything you need to know about Youth & Junior Sailing in 2024 is in a newsletter produced by Y&J rep Andrew Bailey. It's packed full of details about what is on offer in 2024 for our young sailors. The 2024 Y&J Activity Newsletter is available to download below. More »

28 Feb 2024

Daffodil Regatta, 27 & 28 April 2024

This year's Daffodil Regatta is sponsored by Magic Marine and Triggernaut Sunglasses who are offering all entrants 15% discounts on their products. The event will include the Musto Skiff Northern Champs. and RS 200 Northern Champs. as well as class racing for VX Ones and OK's and all class handicap starts for other dinghies, keelboats and cruisers. Enter at the UYC website Daffodil Regatta 2024 More »

6 Feb 2024

UYC @ Rooster RS Tera End of Season Championships 2023

Some of our Y&J travelled to Draycote to take part in the end of season championship. They enjoyed 8 races over two days and had some fantastic results. Laia Priestley came 3rd overall out of 47 sailors and won one of her races. Aggie Priestley came 25th with Grace Fleming just behind her in 26th place. Harry Fleming came 37th which is a great achievement to conclude his first year racing. Laia was also More »

29 Oct 2023

UYC Keelboat Weekend

There was gold on the lake this weekend with two days of great racing for the Tempest Northerns and Keelboat weekend. Five races were held on Saturday due to the poor wind forecast for Sunday. A great meal was enjoyed by everyone in the club house on Saturday evening, many thanks to the galley team. Sunday morning dawned with frost on the boats but a good wind so three races were held with everyone thanking More »

15 Oct 2023

Upcoming events

March 2-3

RYA RTG Optimists

RYA RTG Optimists
Mar 16

Clubhouse Opens

Members will have access to the clubhouse after this date
Mar 17

11:00 - Spring Noggin

ACH on first day of the season, three races, one
Mar 23

13:00 - Tom Ball 1,2 & Cruiser Winter…

Tom Ball Series ACH - One start,
Mar 24

11:00 - Tom Ball 3,4,5 & Cruiser Winte…

Tom Ball Series ACH - One start,
Mar 30

13:00 - ACH Island Series 1 & Winter W…

Island Series - ACH - long distance race
Mar 31

11:00 - Easter Trophy (Day 1 of 2)

Easter Trophy ACH, first weekend of
Apr 1

11:00 - Easter Trophy (Day 2 of 2)

Easter Trophy ACH, first weekend of
April 2-5

Cruiser Launching

At UYC we offer a Cruiser Launch Service on the
Apr 6

13:00 - Cruiser Dennis Vernon (White S…

Dennis Vernon (White Sails) - Friendly introduction to
Apr 7

11:00 - Cruiser Spring Points Series 1…

Cruiser Spring Points Series Two races using
April 13-14

Tempest Northerns

Tempest Northerns - 13&14 April 2024 See

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