Sailing lovers in the UK are spoilt for choice when it comes to sailing clubs. People can sail in lakes, rivers, and reservoirs. Some clubs specialise in cruising while others offer dinghies. Here are some of the best sailing clubs in the UK.
Tollesbury Sailing Club
This is one of the best sailing clubs on the East Coast. It is located in Tollesbury, Essex, UK. The club is close to River Blackwater. Club members can enjoy Cruiser and Dinghy fleets. Some of the activities in the program are social and race events. Members also get a chance to enjoy drinks from the club bar.
Orwell Yacht Club
This sailing club is based in Ipswich, Suffolk, at the head of River Orwell. It was founded in 1918. Members are guaranteed exceptional facilities. The club has a tradition of small yacht ownership. Boat owners are required to work on their own boats.
The club has a limited number of dinghies sailing events. These events are arranged depending on how active the dinghy members are.
Emsworth Slipper Sailing Club
This sailing club that was founded in 1921 is located in Emsworth on the Sussex/Hampshire border. It is the ideal sailing club for anyone interested in learning how to sail. The International One Metre boat is challenging and exciting to sail with.
Despite that, it is still the most suitable boat for novices. Its tidal location makes race times vary throughout the year. Sailing is allowed on Tuesday evenings from 6 pm from May to September, Thursday mornings from 10 am all year round, and Sunday mornings from 10 am from October to April.
Hayling Island Sailing Club
This is a great sailing club for dinghy lovers. It is located in Sandy Point, England. The club that was created in 1921 has fantastic facilities supporting dinghy sailing. Hayland Island Sailing Club has played host to several keelboat and dinghy World, European and National events.
Hayling club boasts of great club racing boats and also visiting boats. Hayling Island is the home to Federation Week. The annual event is run by a group of Chichester Harbour sailing clubs.
Budworth Sailing Club
Budworth is one of the most popular sailing clubs in the northwest of England, located in Cheshire. The club runs fleet racing on Wednesdays and Saturdays on Budworth Mere and handicap and fleet races on Sundays. The inland sailing club has a 100 acre stretch of water used for these activities.
Wherever you go in the UK, there is no shortage of sailing clubs. Each has its own membership requirements and event schedules.