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  • About the Club

    The club has been running for more than fifty years and has more than 1,000 members using almost 600 boats – and facilities to match!

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  • About the Lake

    At about 3 miles long and, at its maximum, 1.5 miles wide, Grafham Water is one of the best inland sailing venues in the UK.

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  • Where we are

    The club is located three miles from the A1/A14 junction, between Bedford, Northampton, Cambridge and Peterborough and about 60 miles north of London.

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  • What we sail

    Almost anything! Our members sail dinghies, catamarans, sailboards, day keelboats and small sailing cruisers.

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  • Who can sail?

    The club caters for groups and individuals of all sailing abilities from beginners through to the very experienced. Newcomers to sailing can learn to sail through sailing lessons with our RYA accredited Training Centre.

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  • Learn to sail?

    The Club is an RYA Recognised Training Centre: we offer RYA certified training courses in dinghy sailing and power boating that we can tailor to different ages and experience levels.

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  • Safety

    Our professional and qualified coxswains provide top-class on-water safety cover seven days a week. At weekends, the coxswains are supported by RYA-qualified volunteer safety boat crews.

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  • Shore-side

    Our large clubhouse (on three levels) includes a café on the ground floor, large changing rooms on the middle floor and a smart ‘dry bar’ with spectacular views across the lake on the upper level.

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  • Membership

    Membership is open to sailors and non sailors of all ages. Non boat owners can join the Club and use the small fleet of club boats. Day visitors, with their own dinghy or sailboard are always welcome.

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  • No Boat?

    Join us and get access to our growing fleet of Club boats – or check out our Crew Register.

    Club Boats

    Crew Register

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Put Monday 7th May in your Diary! As part of the nationwide Push the Boat Out initiative from the Royal Yachting Association, we are having a Club Open Day with sailing and windsurfing taster sessions. The event runs from 11am to 4pm and there is more information here.

News

This is a reminder to renew your membership if you haven’t already done so. You can download the payment form here.
Following on from the questionnaire about Sunday afternoon racing, Racing Committee have decided to try some different formats on occasional Sunday afternoons. The first will be on Sunday 29th April and will be a Pursuit Race. A Notice of Race will be published soon.
The Wednesday evening series started on 11th April. Click for a Report of the racing. Remember for the first three weeks the first start is at 18:30. More information here

On-line Entry to Forthcoming Events

Click here to view a complete list of forthcoming open meetings at Grafham.

RS600 Inland Championships 12th-13th May