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  • Update on Club Activities in light of Covid-19

    In light of measures to protect people's health put in place by the National Trust at Fell Foot, and in line with guidance from the RYA and the government, we unfortunately must cancel all club activity until further notice. The Fell Foot Active Base will be closed as of Friday, March 20, including the changing rooms and toilets. People may still work on their boats and sail individually, being responsible for

    Published 21:34 on 18 Mar 2020

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    Wintermere Open Cancelled (update March 17)

    Due to the latest guidelines, the Open on March 22 has had to be cancelled.

    Published 21:41 on 5 Mar 2020

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    2019 Award Winners

    Sixty-five trophies were awarded to South Windermere Sailing Club members at our annual celebration dinner and prizegiving, held on 26 October at the Newby Bridge Hotel. In addition to 59 trophies for racing (including a number of new awards this season), six "Commodore's choice" awards were handed out. Congratulations to all! Winner 2019 Trophy Series Alison

    Published 11:41 on 27 Oct 2019

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    The Frostbite is back!

    The Frostbite Series is a highlight of the year. It is an open series, running over nine Sundays starting on 20 th October and ending on 15 th December (followed by mulled wine and mince pies to thaw out). There will be two races back to back, starting at 12:00 pm. You don't have to race both to be in contention for trophies. In addition to a full series trophy there

    Published 15:44 on 11 Sep 2019

  • 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

    Published 16:08 on 24 Jul 2019

  • The personal handicap long distance series

    Full results on the SAILING page

    Published 09:35 on 18 May 2019

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    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

    Published 12:34 on 22 Apr 2019

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    Wintermere Open Regatta launches South Windermere sailing season

    Nineteen boats and 25 adult and junior sailors battled with South Windermere's blustery winds in the first-ever Wintermere Open held on 24 March. Mike Deane from the host club won overall in his K1 despite sailing the wrong course in the first of the three races. Joe Quick from Coniston Sailing Club came 2 nd in his Solo. SWSC member Guy Wheeler, sailing a Streaker, came in third and Royal Windermere

    Published 21:01 on 26 Mar 2019

  • SWSC Members Winter walks

    The walks are an ideal opportunity to get to know more club members and enjoy a day out in the hills. The walks take place the first Sunday after the New Year get-together and then every second Sunday thereafter. They are suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring a packed lunch, strong footwear, waterproofs, etc. and please be ready to start the walk at the stated meeting time. All the walks are likely to

    Published 19:35 on 10 Dec 2018

  • South Windermere Sailing Club celebrates successful season with awards

    South Windermere Sailing Club awarded 48 trophies to adult and junior members of the club at its annual dinner and prize giving, 27 October at the Newby Bridge Hotel. Mark Fernley scooped 11 trophies to lead the tally, while Past Commodore James Downes and Jack Thompson both collected 6. Click the link for the rest of the article For the juniors, David Woolgrove and Owen O'Donnell both won three.

    Published 10:25 on 3 Nov 2018

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