• 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

The Cam SC Cambs Youth League event has been rescheduled for Saturday 21st September.

Online entry for the Long Distance Race on Bank Holiday Monday is now available here.

Congratulations to Peter and James Curtis who were crowned RS500 World Champions in the Czech Republic.

Magpas Air Ambulance are looking for people to fund-raise for them by running the Bedford Twighlight 10k on Saturday 31st August. If you are interested in taking part all the details are here.

Link to Joe’s Wednesday Evening Blog

The Club is looking for a part-time coxswain. Click for information.

Coming Up at the Club

19th-20th August: RYA Youth Stage 3 Course

19th-23rd August: RYA Youth Stage 3 & 4 Course

24th-26th August: Bank Holiday Regatta

26th August: Long Distance Race

4th September: Wednesday Evening Pursuit Race

Forthcoming Events

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

Online entry, camper van and camping booking is now via the WebCollect system.

 


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