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  • About the Club

    The club has been running for more than fifty years and has about 1,200 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, windsurfing 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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  • Family Friendly

    We offer a wide range of activities for families and young people throughout the summer, including sociable sailing on Tuesday mornings, Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons as well as Team Grafham for our young members and Let’s Go Windsurfing.

News

Apologies for the recent outage of the Weather Station. This has now been fixed and the graphs are updating normally again.

We have a special Winter Membership offer giving 4 months membership from 24th November 2018 to 31st March 2019. Full details can be found here.

Jim Hibbert will be running a Day Skipper evening course at Cottenham Village College starting in January. Details here.

A copy of an update to the letter from the Commodore, regarding Long Term Membership Opportunities, is available here. The November newsletter is also available, here.

Coming Up at the Club

Sunday 16th December: Christmas Pursuit Race (click for NoR and SSI) and Christmas Lunch. Click for Menu and to Book Online

24th December: the club will be closed on Christmas Eve

Online Entry to Forthcoming Events

Click here to view a complete list of forthcoming open meetings at Grafham.

30 December 38th Grafham Grand Prix. Online entry at www.sailjuiceseries.com

Note there will be no late entry after 20:00 on Friday 28th December.

Notice of Race