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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

News

View Tom Carlill’s photographs from Club racing on January 28th
Read the latest Newsletter from the Commodore here
Forthcoming Open Meetings. View Notices of Race for

a) the Catamaran Open Meeting, re-scheduled from October, 2017

b) The Sprint 15 open meeting, sailed  for the Chris Black Perpetual Trophy

Racing CommitteeDownload note of the most recent meeting (14th January, 2018)
Club Racing (Spring Series) begins Sunday, February 4th. Click through to downlaod Notice of Race and Sailing Instructions. Please note that, in February, we sail three races back-to-back (first start 11:00). From 4th March, we revert to two morning races (also back-to-back with the first start at 11:00) and a separate afternoon series (two races, first start 14:00).

On-line Entry to Forthcoming Events

There are currently no forthcoming events bookable through our site. Click here to view a complete list of forthcoming open meetings at Grafham.