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.


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.


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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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.

Bart's Bash! - Sunday 21st September

With under a week to go until Bart’s Bash, a quick update.
•    West Ring Sailing Club has 28 boats entered into the event. – BUT we still need a minimum of 25 boats on the water to qualify for the World Record attempt.

•    West Ring Sailing Club has so far raised £715 and currently is the 17th highest ranking fundraising club, GLOBALLY! You can help us to raise even more, make sure your Just Giving page is linked to Barts Bash.

Details for Bart’s Bash can be found here
And there’s more…

Read more: Bart's Bash! - Sunday 21st September

WRSC Newsletter August / September2014

Autumn is looming, with cooler weather and short evenings, but there is still lots of sailing to be done. During the last few weeks, we have seen all sorts of weather – dull, drizzly, windless conditions to sunny but very lively days testing even the boldest crews. Some of our members have competed in national and international events and acquitted themselves – and our club – most competently. Congratulations to you all.

Some reminders of what’s coming….

Read more: WRSC Newsletter August / September2014

Coming Up

Click here for the 2014 OOD list and calendar

Sunday Autumn Series Racing - 11am first start (up-to & including 19th October)

Saturday 20th - Sun 21st September - RYA Level 2 Training

Sunday 21st September - Bart's Bash

Read more: Coming Up
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