Pictures from the successful annual Ullswater Litter Pick on March 6 organised by the LDNP Rangers with support from Distant Horizons and their canoes can be viewed in an album on the website. The club was used as a base for the volunteers who used canoes to pick rubbish from the shore and the lake. The pictures were taken by Fiona Gibson. Click on the following link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmBQNp13
Published 15:15 on 11 Mar 2019
A summary of the consultation events held on February 9 & 10, including the financial presentation, as well as details of the Questions and Answers on both days are now available for download in the Portal under Members Area.
Published 14:03 on 12 Feb 2019
Cleaner required for the summer season commencing May 2019 We are looking for someone to undertake cleaning either one day or two half days in the week (circa 6 hours) - flexible as to which day just some time between Monday and Friday. We require a full clean of the clubhouse, meeting room, race box, toilets, showers, etc. Also to generally assist the hospitality team to maintain standards of cleanliness and hygiene.
Published 11:24 on 5 Feb 2019
Ullswater Yacht Club launches into the 2019 racing season with a packed sailing programme for club members and seven major open events for visiting racers. The opens include the iconic Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy and a brand new weekend, the Ullswater Ultimate, which is part of the Great British Sailing Challenge. "It promises to be an exciting year for racers at UYC," said UYC Sailing Secretary, David Clarke. "We are delighted
Published 12:54 on 4 Feb 2019
We are very sorry to hear of the sudden death of long standing UYC member and Tempest sailor John Wilson-Smith on January 18. John's funeral will be held on Friday, February 8, at 1.30pm at St Bede's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium, Acklam Road, Middlesbrough TS5 7HD.
Published 09:50 on 29 Jan 2019
All UYC official email addresses are changing from February 1. The old addresses will no longer work from Friday. They have been replaced by gmail addresses, as in Secretary Marion Marshall's - firstname.lastname@example.org All club officials can be emailed using the new addresses via the Contacts section on this website.
Published 14:49 on 27 Jan 2019
Consultation meetings on the future of the club are being held on Saturday, 9th February, at 1.30pm at the Parkin Hall, Pooley Bridge and Sunday, 10th February, at 1.30 pm at the Holiday Inn, Scotch Corner. Details are in Members News in the Portal on this website and in an email sent out to members on January 23.
Published 13:10 on 24 Jan 2019
Membership renewals are to go out by email in the next few days but please hold off attempting to renew until you receive an email headed 'Please Confirm Your 2019 UYC Membership Renewal'. Not getting emails from UYC? It is worth checking Junk and Trash folders for UYC emails from UYC Sailing Club Manager and adding the Ullswater YC Membership email address - email@example.com - to your Contacts list to avoid future mailings going into
Published 11:57 on 11 Jan 2019
The 2019 Sailing Programme can now be found under Calendar tab. Members need to log in to see the full UYC programme. The listing also includes details of hospitality and entertainment and campervan Club Site/ Birkett Field dates and will be updated throughout the year. There is also important information about the new system for signing up for race office and safety boat duties in 2019 with Duty Roster in the Portal under 'Members Area'
Published 12:57 on 7 Jan 2019
Congratulations to World Champion freestyle kayaker Claire O'Hara who has been awarded an MBE for services to canoeing. Her proud dad Paul is our new Commodore and she is a regular visitor to UYC when not travelling the world competing. We look forward to welcoming Claire O'Hara MBE back to the club with her daughter Sky who was born last month.
Published 20:55 on 2 Jan 2019