The club has the privilege of being located in the picturesque Goyt Valley in the Peak District National Park between Buxton in Derbyshire and Macclesfield in Cheshire.
Racing takes place on a boat for boat basis within the established classes and on a handicap system. With the exception of January and February there is racing on most Sundays of the year.
Most classes of dinghy may be sailed at Errwood. Classes currently sailed include: Enterprise, GP14, Laser, Laser Pico, ISO, Mirror, Topper, Lark, Wayfarer and Scorpion. Windsurfers are also sailed.