Welcome to South Windermere Sailing Club
Our family friendly club has been on the shore of Windermere since 1961. In 2021 we celebrated our 60th anniversary, and in 2022 we start an exciting chapter in our new location at YMCA North Camp on the west shore of Windermere.
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 as well as social sailing events. We also offer junior training sessions on specific Saturdays. In partnership with YMCA Lakeside, the club can organise RYA accredited sailing and powerboat training courses.
The sailing program is complemented by a number of social events that take place in our outstanding setting on South Windermere.
Camping and AirBnB accommodation is available via YMCA Lakeside.
Things are progressing well at South Windermere Sailing Club's new venue at the YMCA north camp, with much of the new galley installed, new committee boat on the water, and matting down to help launching and recovery of keelboats. However the clubhouse is still not ready to accept the large number of visitors that the iconic Waterhead race (from one end of Lake Windermere to the other and back) could attract. More »
Published 15:17 on 14 Aug 2022
All SWSC members will find something for them on Commodore's Day, July 30. The morning will feature fun for all ages, and the afternoon will get a little competitive - but with the twist of having regular racers sail different boats rather than their own. In the evening, there will be a BBQ - good fun and good company! £7.50 for adults, £3 for juniors More »
Published 16:36 on 21 Jul 2022
These courses are now full. If you are interested in a future sailing course, please write to email@example.com Interested in learning to sail or improving your skills? SWSC and YMCA Lakeside have spaces available on the following RYA courses for youth and adults: Youth (10-16 years old): Mon-Tues, August 8-9 (probably stage 1) Wed-Thurs, August 24-25 (probably stage 2) Adult (16+): Sat and Sun, August 13-14 (Level 1) Sat and More »
Published 18:05 on 11 Jul 2022
10:30 - Regatta Week
10:30 - Messing About in Boats
11:00 - Old Gaffer Open Regatta
11:00 - August Meeting Race 1, 2 & 3
09:00 - RYA Youth Stage 2 Course
09:00 - RYA Level 2 course for adults
10:00 - Messing About in Boats
13:30 - Saturday D Series - Race 2 /…
18:00 - Waterhead Social
11:00 - Waterhead Race (long distance…