Sail to race

For those wanting to compete against fellow members, West Riding Sailing Club has an extensive racing calendar beginning in January for those eager to get going early extending through to Christmas.

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Sail to learn

A full programme of training courses are provided through the club's RYA qualified instructors who can tailor their tution to suit all levels - beginner to expert.

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Great socials

In addition to a comprehensive racing calender and training programme, the club has an active social scene with events running throughout the year.

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2017 Calendar

Welcome to West Riding Sailing Club

Formed in 1937, West Riding Sailing Club is one of the largest and oldest sailing clubs in West Yorkshire with around 300 members and 120 boats. We are situated five miles South-East of Wakefield on Wintersett Reservoir with a sailing area covering approximately 100 acres. We are easy to find, being located next to the Heronry Country Park. The club has a wide catchment area spanning Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Sheffield and Doncaster.

A new clubhouse built in 2006 is the pride of the club and hosts many social activities throughout the year. The club caters for all sailors from the novice to the experienced racer. The club races every Sunday during the year and Wednesday nights during the summer months. The water is open any other time for recreational sailing.

Coming Up

Sunday 5th November - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 12th November - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 19th November - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 26th November - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 3rd December - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 10th December - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 17th December - Frostbite Series (Handicap) - 2 Races. 1st Race 11.00am.

Sunday 17th December - Christmas Fuddle

The full 2017 calendar and OOD list can be downloaded here.

Streaker Northern Championships 2017

In blustery conditions Ian Jones from Dovestone SC claimed the Streaker Northern Area Championships with a race to spare.  Issac Marsh, last years winner from Dovestone SC, was runner up and Martin Penty from Beaver SC in 3rd Place.

 

The first batch of pictures can be found here.

The 2nd batch can be found here.

Streaker Northern Paddle Series 2017

West Riding Sailing Club will be hosting the last event in this years' Streaker Northern Paddle Series on Saturday 28th October 2017.

There will be three races, first start at 11.00am Entry fee is £15 which includes lunch and refreshments.

 

Full Notice of Race can be downloaded here.

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