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Welcome to South Windermere Sailing Club

Our family friendly club has been on the shore of Windermere for over 50 years. We have a fantastic new club house at the National Trust’s Fell Foot Park on the southern tip of the lake.

Our aim is to provide a friendly club that encourages both adults and juniors to have fun on the water.

SWSC is an RYA affiliated club that runs an extensive sailing program to suit all ages and abilities. Junior sailing and fun sails take place on Saturday mornings, with relaxed racing on Saturday afternoons. A full race program operates on Sundays; this includes handicap racing, fleet racing, a number of long distance races and Pursuit Races. Junior training, and informal coaching offered on Saturday mornings. During the summer the club organises two separate weeks of sailing; Family Week and Regatta Week. Regular sailors are able to store their boats within a dinghy park, enabling easy launching and the use of two wooden jetties.

The sailing program is complemented by a number of social events that take place in our outstanding setting.

Latest news

Get ready for Commodore's Day!

Commodore's Day is Saturday, August 3, and a great day is planned for SWSC members of all ages. In the morning it's the "watercraft relay" and in the afternoon it's the "pursuit race by distance" - which, trust us, is a major mathematical challenge for the organisers. Food available all day. To organize food and the pursuit race courses, please let us know in advance if you will be coming, and the boat you More »

Published 4:08pm on 24 Jul 2019

The personal handicap long distance series

Full results on the SAILING page More »

Published 9:35am on 18 May 2019

Boats for sale from SWSC members

Several different types of boats - from Teras to Flying Fifteens - are available for sale from SWSC members. More »

Published 2:54pm on 25 Apr 2019

Safe operation of club safety and committee boats

A priority highlighted in our member survey earlier in the year and in conversations with club members is ensuring that our Club has competent and appropriate safety cover for sailing activities. This includes knowing the procedures for getting the boats More »

Published 12:34pm on 22 Apr 2019

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