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. We offer competitive racing in a variety of formats, plus opportunities for informal training and sailing with safety cover on Saturday mornings. We also offer junior training sessions on specific Saturdays.
The sailing program is complemented by a number of social events that take place in our outstanding setting.
Following the Covid-19 guidelines, we are slowly and safely returning to activities in 2020.
The bulk of SWSC's Old Gaffers set sail on August 15 for their first-ever Regatta. Six traditional sailing boats in the club's new fleet were able to join the day, and the light to non-existent wind allowed them also to use the oars typical to the boats as they ventured up the lake. After a picnic lunch they set sail back to the club at Fell Foot. The fleet was accompanied by club More »
Published 16:42 on 17 Aug 2020
This week is set to be another fun week especially to build racing and sailing skills. Monday and Tuesday is fun and friendly race training for all abilities. Wednesday is a day to recover. Then the Anniversary Regatta will be held on Thursday and Friday. More »
Published 19:12 on 9 Aug 2020
The RYA have published helpful updated guidance as we increase our sailing activities. More »
Published 09:40 on 31 Jul 2020
We are looking forward to a fun week for adults and juniors. The exact activities will be planned each day looking at the weather and who turns up (for instance, short friendly races, a social sail + ice cream picnic, just "messing about"). More »
Published 16:45 on 28 Jul 2020
10:00 - Messing About in Boats
10:00 - Rampholme Race (long distance…
10:00 - Messing about in boats / AGM R…
18:00 - AGM Supper & AGM
10:00 - October Meeting - Race 1, 2 &…3 races back to back
10:00 - Skirtful Cup Series - Race 1 &…2 races back to back
10:00 - Newby Bridge Plate Series - Ra…2 races back to back
10:00 - Working Party
13:00 - Committee Meeting
18:30 - Annual Dinner & Prizegiving