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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.

Sailing courses

Dates: August
Location: Start from our private jetty.

Taster session

Cost: £190 for up to four people for 1/2 day
Duration: ½ day or 1 day
Group: Up to four people. Children 5 years an over. Children age 5-17 years need to be accompanied a parent or guardian.

Training courses

Introduction to Sailing RYA Level 1 and 2

Cost: From £270
Duration: 2 days – 5 days
Group: Five people per instructor. Junior (8-16 years) or adults. Children age 3-7 years need to be accompanied a parent or guardian.

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Learning to sail on Ullswater

Ullswater Sailing School is holding a series of special Royal Yachting Association courses for all ages over three weeks in August.

Learn to sail under the friendly expert guidance of a qualified RYA Sailing Instructor. Choose a 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.
Course dates: Monday to Wednesday, August 7 – 9; August 14 – 16; August 21 – 23

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.
Course dates: Thursday and Friday, August 10 & 11; August 17 & 18; August 24 & 25

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.

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 60th anniversary in 2018.

Join in the celebrations with the Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy race, the biggest inland water event in the UK, 7 – 8 July 2018. You can watch with us from the hotel grounds, or follow the race from a lake Steamer serving strawberries and champagne.


Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy

The Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, now in its 55th year, returns to Ullswater Yacht Club on 1 & 2 July 2017. The quest for the ‘Holy Grail’ of a Birkett win.

Hotel bedroom at Another Place, The Lake in Ullswater, Cumbria

Almost a year in the making, Household’s design of our new bedrooms is coming to life.