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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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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy
12 July 2011 (823 reads)

A number of photos have been sent in of the latest Birkett Trophy and are now available in the gallery. Read More to view.

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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy - Ullswater Yacht Club, July 2 and 3, 2011
04 July 2011 (1862 reads)

THE north’s most prestigious long distance race, the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, was held at Ullswater Yacht Club on Saturday and Sunday, July 2 and 3. After last year’s Sunday race was cancelled because of gale force winds, this year the event suffered from the opposite - a lack of wind. Two races were held and consistency was the key to success with the top four boats overall gaining single-figure placings on both days despite the testing windless conditions.

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Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy - July 1 & 2, 2017

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15/04/2017 13:00 Easter Regatta + RS Feva Aero & 200 Open Event
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