Rudyard Lake Sailing Club Social sailing Social, Friendly Sailing Club RYA Recognised Training Centre Challenging Racing Jybaz Youth Sailing Club Boats for Hire

Rudyard Lake Sailing Club

Welcoming sailing club in the heart of the Staffordshire countryside

Social sailing

relax, unwind and improve your sailing skills in our fun social sailing afternoons

Social, Friendly Sailing Club

great social atmosphere with a fantastic clubhouse and regular social events

RYA Recognised Training Centre

learn to sail with our RYA approved courses

Challenging Racing

active racing groups to test yourself in a range of challenging conditions

Jybaz Youth Sailing

helping younger members build skills and confidence with fortnightly Jybaz training

Club Boats for Hire

try out the variety of club boats we have to see what works for you

Members getting ready to sail

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.

Organised Events

We run a number of regular organised events, meeting most Wednesdays and weekends in the sailing season. On-the-water organised sessions always have safety boat cover.

Please see the upcoming events list on this page, or view the Events Calendar for the planned activities this year.

Free Sailing

In addition to the organised events, members are welcome to sail at any time but at their own risk. Unless you arrange it, there will not be safety boat cover for these sessions, however, so we ask all members to sail within their own limitations and recommend use of head protection (such as a SafaSail cap with side padding or similar) and a mast-head float to make it easier to right a capsized boat.

Stand-up Paddleboarding (SUP) and Windsurfing

The club has recently introduced memberships for other watersports including stand-up paddleboards and windsurfing. There is a reduced fee for these memberships and members are allowed to lauch SUPs and windsurfers at any time. The only restriction is that we do ask non-sailing members to respect other members during race and training sessions.

We are planning to assess demand and potentially introduce instruction for non-sailing activities post COVID-19.

Canoes & Kayaks

Unfortunately, at this time we are not allowed to launch canoes and kayaks from the club. If you are interested in canoeing or kayaking on Lake Rudyard, please find more information here:

Club News

Membership Renewal Guides

Hi all, it is membership renewals time for many people on annual memberships. Here's what you need to do.

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COVID-19 Response

All on water activities are currently permitted and use of the clubhouse is permitted with restrictions and social distancing.

Read on for the latest updates.

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Rudyard Ruminations

News from the Sailing Secretary

I’ve just looked at the long range forecast and it’s getting better, with warmth and sunshine on the way at last. We have lots happening over the next couple of months so here is a summary.

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