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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.
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We are delighted to announce that on March 4 we won the RYA's Club of the Year 2017 Award and in January we won Yachts and Yachting Magazine's Club of the Year 2017 Award.


 

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Join us at I am Team GB Day, August 27
26 July 2016 (1663 reads)



Ullswater Yacht Club is taking part in ‘the nation’s biggest sports day’ on Saturday, August 27, and is delighted to have been chosen to host the Flagship ITV/Border regional event. The I am Team GB day is promoted by ITV and the National Lottery as a celebration of the Olympics and to encourage everyone in the country to take part in a sporting activity.

The club’s Ullswater Sailing School is running free sailing taster sessions from 10am-3pm with special sessions for disabled visitors as well as other I am Team GB watersports activities. A range of other sports will also be taking place all day on the club site from 10am-4pm. UYC is thrilled to have been selected to host the Flagship event. It is the only event in the North-west and the only sailing venue across the country.

For a full programme of activities click on Read More



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Penrith Show/ Volunteers Night, July 23
26 July 2016 (456 reads)


Our first ever trade stand at Penrith Show was a great success. Click on Read More 


There's an album of pictures from the show in the gallery:  
https://flic.kr/s/aHskEUZRwq



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Masters Week, July 11-15 2016
19 July 2016 (0 reads)


Well done to Masters Week 2016 winners Ray Harle and John Wales. There's an album of pictures taken by Liz Amos and Margaret Coates on this website. Click on the Flickr link below.

https://www.flickr.com/gp/ullswateryachtclub/9XC35q



It's showtime! Visit us at Penrith Show on Saturday, July 23
19 July 2016 (388 reads)


Eleven-year-old dinghy sailor Violet Simpson is helping Ullswater Yacht Club launch its first ever trade stand at Penrith Show. Click on Read More



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Birkett winners - Matty and James Lyons from UYC
04 July 2016 (1017 reads)


Local sailors Matty and James Lyons won the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy in a 49er at Ullswater Yacht Club on July 2 and 3. Our good friends, photographers Tim Olin and Paul Hargreaves have put together two excellent galleries of pictures from the weekend. Thanks to them for spending two days on the water, just to get these excellent shots of all the action.

http://olinphoto.co.uk/index.php/2016/07/05/the-lord-birket-trophy-ulswater-2016/

http://paulhargreavesphotography.zenfolio.com/p307690527/h733a7ee3#h733a7ee3

For full results go to Events > Racing Results > Open Event 
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Birkett 2016 winners Matty and James Lyons


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Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages - whether you are a complete novice or an accomplished sailor wishing to polish your skills - and caters for individuals and groups. Find out more from the USS website by clicking on the Ullswater Sailing School logo above.

Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages - whether you are a complete novice or an accomplished sailor wishing to polish your skills.
Ullswater Sailing School, which is part of Ullswater Yacht Club, runs a full range of courses led by fully-qualified RYA instructors to suit all ages - whether you are a complete novice or an accomplished sailor wishing to polish your skills.
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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy - July 7 & 8, 2018

Birkett queries to: birkett@ullswateryachtclub.org


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