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 They have been replaced by gmail addresses, as in Secretary Marion Marshall's - email@example.com All club officials can be emailed using the new addresses via the Contacts section on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 - firstname.lastname@example.org - 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
It is with great sadness that we learned that Mike Adams passed away peacefully yesterday morning, Saturday 22 December. Mike was a stalwart of Ullswater Yacht Club. A dedicated club member for more than 45 years, he was involved in numerous voluntary roles including Sailing Secretary and Tempest Representative on the main Committee. Mike and Lilian spent many hours refurbishing the Committee Boat, Nina. Above all Mike was a keen competitor and an expert helmsman.
Published 11:13 on 23 Dec 2018
Members of Ullswater Yacht Club have appealed to the public for help in their search for Alice – an orange RIB safety boat which was stolen from the club site on the night of Thursday, November 29. Club officials discovered the theft of the Rigid Inflatable Boat, Suzuki engine and trailer on Friday morning. A safety boat shed had been broken into overnight and along with the boat, three paddleboards were also stolen from a
Published 09:49 on 3 Dec 2018
We're delighted to be part of an exciting new national racing series, Great British Sailing Challenge, with The Ullswater Ultimate, a new UYC regatta on August 17 & 18, 2019. Read all about the GBSC on the Yachts & Yachting website. Click on headline
Published 11:38 on 19 Nov 2018