• About the Club

    The club has been running for nearly 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.

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News

Saturday, 24th June Long Distance Race and Summer BBQ

Get your team together now.  Open to all types of boat.  If you are not planning to sail come along anyway for a late afternoon BBQ.

GWSC Avon Searider RIB
Refresher Day for Committee Boat and Safety Crews: Saturday, July 15th
AGM Club AGM: Saturday, July 22nd at 17:00
Aeration Tower View latest Tower Dash results: Go to Sailing & Racing / Club Racing / Club Race Results and select Tower Dash.

On-line Entry to Forthcoming Events

Select the Class symbol to navigate through to the appropriate on-line entry page. Click here to view a complete list of forthcoming open meetings at Grafham.

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Devoti D-Zero Inland Championships Sept 16-17