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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.
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….
Results from Bart's Bash race can be found here. There has been a problem uploading the results to the Bart's Bash website so the official results don't appear yet. The good people at the Andrew Simpson Foundation are busy trying to clear the backlog.Read more: Barts Bash Results
Click here for the 2014 OOD list and calendar
Sunday Autumn Series Racing - 11am first start (up-to & including 19th October)
Saturday 25th October - Leeds University Event (No Club Sailing)
Sunday 26th October - Leeds University Event (No Club Sailing)
Saturday 1st November - Annual Dinner & Dance at the Park Restaurant & Grill (social event)Read more: Coming Up