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  • 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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Grafham Water Sailing logo flag Christmas Lunch and Pursuit Race.  The annual Christmas Pursuit Race will take place on Sunday 18th December: racing will be followed by the prize giving and the Club Christmas Lunch. The Pursuit Race starts at 11am, with a separate Junior/Slow race – click through to download race documentation.. Lunch will be served at 1:00pm after racing.  Bookings can be made on-line here, with the Office or with Lisa and her team directly. You may download the menu here.
steve-carson Steve Carson. Steve’s daughters (Kate and Lucy) wish to express their appreciation for the many messages of condolence they have received from Steve’s friends. Anyone wishing to make a charitable donation in Steve’s memory may wish to know that the chosen charity is the RNLI. You may wish to donate via the ‘Just Giving’ page at
Grafham Water Sailing logo flag November Newsletter. This is available here for download.
Grafham Water Sailing logo flag Autumn Series Results: Regular club racers will know that we usually publish series results – and present prizes – on the last Sunday of the series in question. This year, partly because the autumn series was a truncated affair, the results have yet to be announced. We apologise for the delay and we’ll publish here the final results and the arrangements for the prize giving.
Grafham Water Sailing logo flag  Winter Membership Offer – click through for details of our special offer for club winter membership from November 26th 2016 – 31st March 2017.

On-line Entry to Forthcoming Events

Click on the icon below to select the event you wish to enter: for further details and full list of forthcoming open meetings at Grafham Water SC, click here.

36th Grafham Grand Prix is on: Monday, January 2nd 2017. Advance entries on-line via Sailjuice.