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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 it's an introduction to sailing, RYA training, or competitive racing you're after, we have it all. And 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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Gold Star Award from Yachts and Yachting
20 October 2016 (25 reads)

Our award-winning year continues with a whole page of praise in the November issue of Yachts and Yachting magazine. The Gold Star Award from the magazine is given every month to ‘an inspirational sailor, team, club, association or event.’ We are featured because of the success of our I am Team GB event, the nation’s biggest sports day, on August 27. It’s the second time this year that we have received the award. The first time was in April when we were honoured for the way we handled the floods of December and got the club back on course for the start of the new sailing season. Click on Read More to see the full article - it's on Page 87 of the magazine

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Cumbria Youth Sailing Team success
19 October 2016 (35 reads)

Twelve teenage dinghy sailors from clubs across Cumbria, including three members of Ullswater Yacht Club, travelled to Worcestershire to compete in the 2016 National Schools Sailing Association Single-handed Team Racing Championships and came home with a trophy for First Under 16 team and medals for third position after a closely fought semi-final.

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#IamUYC - the movie
04 October 2016 (125 reads)

Members of Ullswater Yacht Club were movie stars for the day last Saturday (October 1) when cameraman Jonathan Patchett was on site filming a video. Click on Read More

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Book now for the dinner dance on October 22
29 September 2016 (123 reads)

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Bart's Bash, Sept 18, 2016
19 September 2016 (141 reads)

MORE than 60 members of Ullswater Yacht Club took part the largest sailing event in the world on Sunday, September 18.
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RS200 Northern Tour/ Tempest Northerns Sept 11, 2016
13 September 2016 (137 reads)

Ullswater Yacht Club welcomed racers from the RS200 fleet on the weekend of September 10 and 11 for the sixth event of the Northern Tour. 
To see a gallery of pictures of the RS200s by Tim Olin click on the link below:
And for Tim Olin's Tempest pictures this is the link:

RS200 and Tempest prizewinners

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Ladies Who Launch celebrate a great 2016 season
09 September 2016 (132 reads)

Members of the Ladies Who Launch group at Ullswater Yacht Club ended their final session of the season with an Olympic-style celebration. Click on Read More

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IATGB Day - the official album
02 September 2016 (0 reads)

Carlisle photographer Charlie Hedley took hundreds of great pictures at our I Am Team GB Day. They really capture the amazing atmopshere of the day - thanks Charlie. Some of them are in an album in our gallery, click on the link below:

An offer you can't refuse - GO SAILING bargain sessions
31 August 2016 (208 reads)

If you were one of the wannabe sailors who came to Ullswater Yacht Club for our I Am Team GB Day and had a free sailing taster session, on Saturday, August 27, we'd like thank you for making it such a huge success. Now here's an offer you can't refuse - a special deal on certain 'learn to sail' sessions in September and October. Click on Read More for details

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I Am Team GB Day, August 27
30 August 2016 (172 reads)

Hundreds of visitors helped Ullswater Yacht Club celebrate Team GB’s Olympic success in Rio as part of the nation’s biggest ever sports day on Saturday, August 27. At the club’s I Am Team GB Day, they had a go at a range of different sports on and off the water and got to meet Olympic gold medal winning cyclist Philip Hindes as well as two young sailors who are tipped for Olympic success in Tokyo in 2020, Anna Carpenter and Jack Wetherell. Click on Read More. To see our album 'The day the world came to sail with us' click on the link below: 

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We need your school!

Visit the Ullswater Sailing School website for details of how your pupils can be part of the RYA's OnBoard programme to get youngsters on the water


Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy - July 1 & 2, 2017

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Countdown to the 55th Birkett

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