• 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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  • 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

Covid-19 Update

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement at 8pm on Monday 4th January, the club will be closed until further notice, as outdoor sports venues must close. We will continue to monitor government and RYA announcements and provide further updates if the news changes.

There is now a new GWSC Information WhatsApp group which will provide notifications of any new announcements. You can find the link to join it in the Members’ area of WebCollect.

Please watch the Coronavirus Blog and WhatsApp group for further announcements.

We are taking advantage of the pause in club activity to migrate this website to a new server, which means that webcams and the weather station will not be updated in the short term. Please don’t contact the office to report this if you see they are out of date.

 

The 2020 Winter Membership offer will run from 28th November until 31st March. Full details here. You can join via WebCollect.