• 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.

    Club Boats

    Crew Register


rya-training-centre Situations vacant: Chief Instructor in the club’s RYA Training Centre

RYA First Aid CourseOctober 10,

F18 at Cat Open 2-14 On-line pre-entry to the Grafham Catamaran Open Meeting on October 17th – 18th is active here. USE THIS CONVENIENT FACILITY TO AVOID THE LATE-ENTRY SURCHARGE!
Club 150913 (3) Sunday club racing: Autumn Series starts on October 4th. There are changes to the racing format, explained here.
Olin-4 Grand Prix 2014 L4000 Asymmetric Fleet Regatta takes place over the weekend of October 10th – 11th. Click through for NoR and SIs. There’ll be two races on Saturday, starting at 12:00. Sunday racing will be within club racing – but note changes to the afternoon race format.
CSYSA Pennant This year, Cambridgeshire host the NSSA Single Handed Team Racing Championships at Hunts Sailing Club on 10th and 11th October. It is now time to register for this event. As we expect it to be oversubscribed please register as soon as possible on the CSYSA web site.
Regional Race Officer CourseWest Mersea YC, 7th – 8th November.
Boats Wanted: New service for members!