Holiday Week, August 8-12, 2022
Ullswater Yacht Club is going on holiday. The club is holding its traditional Holiday Week from August 8 to 12. The popular week, which is open to visitors, offers a combination of racing, kids' club, RYA tuition, leisure sailing and family fun as well as daytime and evening entertainment and catering.
There's a packed five-day programme which includes a morning kids' club, match racing, an island race and organised leisure sails including the ever-popular club flotilla down the lake for a picnic. Also on offer are fun and games for kids on and off the water every day. An evening meal is available in the clubhouse all week Curry Night, Pie Night, Barbecue, Hawaiian Night, Fish & Chips followed by entertainment every night.
The club's Ullswater Sailing School will be running a range of RYA courses for adults and children from 10am-4pm every day and private lessons are available. All must be pre-booked.
Family-friendly Ullswater Yacht Club, on the 'quiet' North-east shore of the lake between Pooley Bridge and Howtown, has scenic waterside frontage and great facilities. Tents and campervans (sorry no caravans) are welcome on the club's 'Birkett field' with its stunning lake views and Holiday Week offers the opportunity to enjoy everything the beautiful Ullswater area has to offer.
Here is the Holiday Week 2022 programme:
Monday: 10am-12 Kids Club. 11am 3 Races Round the Cans. 1.30pm Match Racing. 4-6pm Jetty slide and water games. 6.30pm Curry Night. 8pm Quiz Night
Tuesday: 10am-12 Kids Club. 11am Leisure Sail (with safety cover). 2-4pm Jason the Juggling Jester. 4-6pm Paddleboard Racing. 6.30pm Pie Night. 8pm Bingo
Wednesday: 10am-12 Kids Club. 1pm Island Race (cruisers welcome). 4pm Slip & Slide. 6.30pm Barbecue. 8pm Giant Treasure Hunt
Thursday: 10am-12 Kids Club. 11.30am Leisure Sail with picnic. 4-6pm Water Games & Jetty Slide or Slip & Slide. 6.30pm Hawaiian Night & cocktails. 8pm Disco
Friday: 10am-12 Kids Club. 11.30 3 Races Round the Cans. 3pm Water Games. 6.30pm Fish & Chips
Many Holiday Week activities are run by volunteers and may be affected by the weather so may be subject to change at short notice. Booking for Holiday Week for members (free) and visitors (£220 for the week for a family 2+3) as well as all evening meals is via the UYC website www.ullswateryachtclub.org go to 'Book Online' 'Family Week' or click this link: https://ullswateryachtclub.org/booking/type/family-week
Holiday Week RYA sailing courses are run by the club's Ullswater Sailing School. Book is essential - via the Sailing School website www.ullswatersailingschool.com/store-1
Adults (16+) courses
RYA Level One: Monday - Wednesday, Aug 8-10. RYA Level Two: Thursday & Friday, Aug 11&12. RYA Level One and Two: Aug 8-12.
Kids (8-16) courses
RYA Stage One: Monday - Wednesday, Aug 8-10. RYA Stage Two: Thursday & Friday, Aug 11&12. RYA Stage One and Two: Aug 8-12.
Last updated 11:14 on 16 August 2022