About

A great sailing club, in a fabulous location, also ideal as a Wedding Venue

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2014-09-21 09.04.44logoRudyard Lake Sailing Club is a friendly family based sailing club catering for all ages and abilities. We have an extensive racing calendar on Sundays and Wednesday evenings from March till December. Our very active youth section (Jybaz) meets on Saturdays. We cater for all levels of experience, so if you are new to sailing or needing to brush up on your skills, our Training events and other activities are available throughout the year. Or if you just want to join the club and sail you are most welcome. Social events take place through the year. TAKE A LOOK AT THIS VIDEO FOR AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CLUB.

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The club is located in Staffordshire between Macclesfield and Leek, alongside Rudyard Lake. Its stunning new clubhouse, built in 2000 is also ideal as a venue for Wedding Receptions and Meetings. It has disabled access to most areas, changing rooms with great showers, galley, licensed bar, and a friendly environment for all the family. An Automatic External Defibrillator funded by the “Big Lottery – Awards for All” scheme and Leek & District Sports Council is located outside the main entrance.

DSC_1714The club encourages racing. This takes several different formats including whole club handicaps, pursuit racing, fleet racing and a ladder series. We currently have two main classes – Solos (a single handed boat) and Albacores (a two man boat). In addition we have an extensive fleet of other boats racing including the Enterprise, Laser, RS 400 and K1, and for juniors Optimists, Laser Picos and Toppers. We also own Challengers and Access dinghies which are particularly suitable for people with a wide range of disabilities. Rescue boat cover is provided for club organised sailing but members can sail at any time at their own risk.Picture 028

Learn to Sail

Are you new to sailing or perhaps sailed before but want to brush up on your skills? The club is an RYA recognised training centre and we provide RYA training courses at beginner, intermediate and advance levels. We also do Power Boat training and a variety of other courses. Don’t have a boat? Don’t worry, we have some club boats which may be used by club members for a small donation to cover upkeep. To get more information click here or to email us with a Training request, please click here

Would you like to join a thriving and active sailing club?

We our club is growing fast thanks to fabulous facilities, a fun friendly atmosphere and an extensive training programme for all ages from 6 upwards. We run regular social events, a Saturday Youth Section (Jybaz) Sunday and Wednesday evening Racing, and a novice adult section which starts with a formal training course and then regular support as you learn to sail.

Sailing is an easy and low cost hobby. We run a wide range of sailing courses, and we have a range of modern sailing dinghies available for hire to members with reduced rates for novices in their first two years.

Membership Enquiries

If you are interested in becoming a member of Rudyard Lake Sailing Club please either email our Membership Secretary Jane Andrews (click here) or you can give her a call on 0161 969 0352

The best way to sample what a great club we are is to come down on a Saturday or Sunday any time from March onwards. We also run an Open Day on the first May Bank Holiday Monday.

To download a membership form, please click on this link Membership Form 2017

We offer discounts for those joining in the autumn so you don’t need to delay until next year.

Training

For more information on how to learn to sail and our Training, click below

Learn to Sail

 

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phone: 01538 306200
e-mail: click herecommodore@rudyardlakesc.org.uk
address: The Club House, Reacliffe Road, Rudyard, Leek, Staffs. ST13 8RT
Registered in England, number 3765719