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2 young people sailing on Ullswater
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Sailing boats on Ullswater

in the Lake District

Learn to sail with Ullswater Sailing School, part of the award-winning Ullswater Yacht Club. You’ll start at our place, just off the private jetty, and sail through your choice of a two or three-day training course, or a one-day taster session.

Learn the basics of sailing

Location: Start from our private jetty.

Taster session

Cost: £190
Duration: ½ day
Group: Up to four people. Children 5 years and over. Children age 5-17 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Add a sailing taster to your booking:

Call: 07826 382612

Email: [email protected]


and add sailing to your enquiry details

2 young people sailing on Ullswater with the fells in the background


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Young man sailing on Ullswater

Sailing courses on Ullswater

If you’d like more than a taster you can complete an RYA course under the friendly expert guidance of a qualified Sailing Instructor. Choose the three-day basic Level 1 course or come for five days and take Level 1 & 2.

Introduction to Sailing RYA Level 1, a three-day course

The first step, providing a good introduction, getting you on the water, understanding boat handling techniques and safely enjoying the thrills of sailing.

The Next Step RYA Level 2, a two-day course

These two days take you to a level where you can sail competently and safely on your own in reasonable weather conditions.

All equipment, clothing, buoyancy aids and helmets will be provided and the Sailing School has a superb fleet of boats to suit all ages and levels of experience.

For more information and bookings

Call: 07826 382612
Email: [email protected]

Swallows and Amazons

Glenridding Sailing Centre offers an adventurous day’s sailing; learning semaphore, searching for treasure and mastering sailing the small traditional sailing boats, similar to the ones used in Swallows and Amazons.

Click here to find out more or email [email protected]

Sailing on Ullswater

Ullswater has a long and rich heritage of sailing. Ullswater Yacht Club, Royal Yachting Association’s ‘Club of the Year 2017’, celebrates it’s 62nd anniversary in 2020.

Join in the celebrations with the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy race, the biggest inland water event in the UK, 4 – 5 July 2020. You can watch with us from the hotel grounds, or follow the race from a lake Steamer serving strawberries and champagne.

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Sailing on Ullswater

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Get out on the water or into the fells.