Berkshire Sailing Clubs
Burghfield Sailing Club is one of the largest inland sailing clubs in the country. The lake has over 200 acres of sailable water and lies along the beautiful Kennet Valley so benefiting from the prevailing south-westerly winds. The club is open every day from sunrise to sunset. You can race on most Sundays and on Wednesday evenings during the summer. The club membership is made up of dinghy sailors with some sailbords. Fleet racing is very popular with Lasers, Enterprises, RS400s, RS200s, Phantoms, National 12s, Blazes, 420s and Toppers plus many others racing in fast and slow handicap classes.
CRSC is a friendly, family club sailing a variety of boats from Merlin Rockets to Toppers on a delightful reach of the River Thames at Cookham. We have excellent Club facilities, a spacious boat park for storage, club boats that can be borrowed and an active social scene for all ages. Spring, Summer and Autumn racing is organised on Sundays, with Summer casual sailing on Saturday afternoons. We welcome all ages and levels of experience! Help and guidance are given to novice sailors, both adults and cadets, together with introductions to nearby RYA approved courses.
Datchet Water Sailing Club is a modern club set on a large inland reservoir providing a complete package for every type of sailor. It is set with magnificent views overlooking Windsor Castle. Our Water The sailing water is 475 acres or over 1 mile (almost 2 km) in diameter – making it one of the largest inland areas in Southern England. It”s large and flexible enough to provide year round sailing for all boat classes and ideal for hosting sailing events of all levels from junior, club through to large international events.
Ease of launching with over 300 meters of beach area all over looked by Windsor Castle and the Great Park make Datchet a stunning venue to visit. Our Facilities The club has everything required onsite. The waterside clubhouse provides a bar, catering, a newly completed lounge and conference facility offering panoramic views of the entire reservoir. This is great for family and friends to watch the action on the water. In addition there is a professional on site Chandlery, Purple Marine, Datchet Watersports Sailing School and the Topper International Sailing centre. We have extensive car and boat parking facilities. The club also has a wet training rooms where coaches can bring their student direct from the water and debrief, show videos etc. A complete package for family or keen race circuit sailors
Sailing Available almost every day apart from Monday”s when the club is closed. Safety cover is provided at all times. On Wednesday evenings during the summer, there is a very popular handicap series for everyone of all abilities to join in. This is a great way to break up the week. Sunday is the day when the main class racing series takes place starts are available for Laser, slow handicap, fast handicap, Asymmetric and Catamarans. The club works closely with the RYA being a training establishment and a champion club. Many RYA conferences and coaching events are held at the club.