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Looking for somewhere to sail in the Lake District?  Look no further than Ullswater, one of the most stunning lakes in the UK.

We are located at the northern part of this seven-mile lake, and being only 10 minutes from the M6, we are the most accessible. 

Whether its an introduction to sailing, RYA training, or competitive racing your after, we have it all. And by the way, if you are a member of UYC you can camp for free in the Club grounds.

Read more about us here.


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What a week that was! Holiday Week, August 17-21
25 August 2015 (56 reads)

UYC members and visiting sailors enjoyed five days of fun on and off the water during the club’s annual Holiday Week from August 17-21.
Click on Read More below. There's also a set of pictures of the sailing and prizewinners from the week under Gallery in a Holiday Week 2015 Album.

The nine cadets who raced all week and were praised for their enthusiasm
by club secretary Rob Watson

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RS400 and RS200 event, September 5 & 6
25 August 2015 (0 reads)

We are holding the RS400 Northerns and an RS200 Northern Tour event on September 5 & 6. The entry form and NOR as well as the RS general NOR and Sailing Instructions are on this website under 'Events'... 'Entry Forms and Notice of Race'. Please note that the first race on Saturday Sept 5 will not be before 1pm, the briefing will be at 12 noon. 

Ullswater Regatta charity event raises £637
22 August 2015 (44 reads)

A CHARITY event held during the annual Regatta at Ullswater Yacht Club on August 15 and 16 raised more than £630. Click on Read More for full story...

Twelve-year-old Jessica Davidson receives her Regatta prize from David Clarke

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Sail Camp 2015
12 August 2015 (83 reads)

Sail Camp 2015 - Picture by Rebecca Bairstow. Click on Read More below for report

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Ullswater Regatta fundraiser, August 15 & 16
05 August 2015 (89 reads)

MEMBERS of Ullswater Yacht Club will combining charity fundraising with sailing during Regatta Weekend on August 15 and 16. The popular two-day Regatta features racing for all classes at the club and is open to visitors. Over the weekend, the club will be holding a raffle and collection to raise funds jointly for the RNLI and the Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance in memory of well-respected members who have passed away over the past year and are sadly missed. Click on Read More below


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Ullswater Regatta - August 15 &16, Holiday Week - August 17–21
23 July 2015 (166 reads)

After a record-breaking entry for the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, we're hoping for another bumper turn-out for Ullswater Regatta and Holiday Week. Join us at our popular competitive weekend for keen racers on Cumbria’s most beautiful lake, and stay on for an informal family week with something for everyone in a relaxed atmosphere. Click on Read More below for details.

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Afternoon tea at the Sharrow Bay, July 19
21 July 2015 (135 reads)

The famous Sharrow Bay Hotel was the venue for a special Ullswater Yacht Club trophy presentation on Sunday, July 19. The annual President’s Trophy long distance race for cruisers was held on Sunday and the winner, Chris Taylor and his crew Cana Witt and Stephanie Hopkins, received their prize at an event held at the hotel which is next door to Ullswater Yacht Club. Click on Read More below.

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Masters Week, July 13 - 17
22 July 2015 (92 reads)

The winner of Masters Week this year was Sonata sailor Peter Guest. Peter, right,  is pictured receiving his trophy from John Woodcock who was race officer for the week. A total of 14 cruisers took part in the five days of close racing in variable conditions. For more pictures click on Read More below

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Sea King drama on Sunday
14 July 2015 (151 reads)

After all the excitement of a record-breaking Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy event last weekend, which attracted an entry of 231 boats, members of Ullswater Yacht Club were expecting a quieter time on July 11 and 12. But there was plenty of drama on Sunday morning when an RAF Search and Rescue Helicopter exercise took place on the lake directly in front of the clubhouse, and in the middle of the 11am-start race. Click on Read More below
Below: Picture by Mark Littlejohn

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International 14 Wins 2015 Lord Birkett Trophy
06 July 2015 (340 reads)

With a record fleet of 231 boats, Itchenor SC duo Archie Massey and Andy Shaw were outright winners in their International 14. Click on Read More for full report.

Click here for full results.

Photo courtesy of Itchenor SC

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Featured Events

31/08/2015 The Preservation Society Trophy Racing
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24/10/2015 19:00 Annual Dinner Dance Social