• Sail for Gold

    Come along to Grafham Water Sailing Club on August 16th to try sailing for free.

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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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GWSC-50 Grafham Water Sailing Club 50th Anniversary 9-hour Race, 2nd July. On-line entries now closed but we’ve agreed to accept entries by email or in person up to and including Saturday morning! Full details in the Notice of Race.
Viking Catering Catering on Friday Evenings. Unfortunately, demand for food on Friday evenings has been insufficient to make it viable for Lisa and her team. This week (July 1st) will therefore be the last time this year that food will be available after Friendly Fridays
420 coaching 420 coaching weekend on the 9th/10th July at Grafham Water Sailing Club.
rya-training-centre-large-191x150 Youth Sail Training Course stage 1 and 2. Places are still available on the courses to be held from 11th to 15th July. To secure your place, contact the GWSC Office.
Laser Fleet  Laser Super Sunday Seriesfirst race – Sunday, July 10th

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.