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Welcome to Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club


Set in a beautiful Pennine valley on the border between Northumberland and Durham and bounded by moorland and conifers, Derwent Reservoir is perfectly located and is within easy reach of Newcastle Upon Tyne. The reservoir is 3.5 miles long and has a thousand acres of beautiful clean and open water devoted entirely to windsurfing & sailing. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced competitor, Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club provides a fantastic environment in which to enjoy and improve your sailing.

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Latest news

Coronavirus Update

Club Closure Due to the rapidly changing events surrounding coronavirus, our landlords Northumbria Water Ltd (NWL). have instructed us to close the club to all activities from 5p.m. today 24 March. Naturally this is the last thing we wished would happen but this follows NWL's closure of all sites both for access and for fishing and is now inline with the Governments latest 'Stay At Home' guidance form last More »

Published 22:40 on 19 Mar 2020

Derwent hosts a successful RYA Northern Regional Junior Championships

About 150 sailors aged 5 to 16 participated in the RYA Junior Regional Championships for the North this weekend at Derwent Reservoir. More »

Published 22:54 on 29 Sep 2019

Last Wednesday night race Sepetember 25th

Sorry folks. The sun is dropping out of the sky too early and we will have to finish the Wednesday nights this week. More »

Published 20:11 on 24 Sep 2019

The Swimming course is ready!

Wednesday night swimming will restart (weather willing) on September 4th. Sailors please take note of the swimming course and keep well clear of the outer perimeter marked with the white buoys and red booms at the corners. When launching from the slipways keep the jetty buoy to port and be extra careful to keep clear of the swim course as you launch and are distracted adjusting your rudder etc. More »

Published 19:50 on 3 Sep 2019

Upcoming events

May 2-3

RYA Level 1

Dinghy Level 1 - Start Sailing
May 2

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 6pm
May 2

13:30 - Junior Sailing - Block 1 » Junior Coaching

Session 2, Block 1
May 3

10:30 - Informal Sailing

10:30am - 6pm
May 3

11:00 - Sunday Racing » Sunday May

Race Series - Day 1
May 6

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 8pm
May 6

19:00 - Wednesday Spring » Wednesday Spring

Race Series - Day 7
May 8

11:00 - Informal Sailing

11am - 6pm
May 9

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 6pm
May 9

13:30 - Junior Sailing - Block 1 » Junior Coaching

Session 3, Block 1
May 10

10:30 - Informal Sailing

10:30am - 6pm
May 10

11:00 - Sunday Racing » Sunday May

Race Series - Day 2
May 13

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 8pm
May 13

19:00 - Wednesday Spring » Wednesday Spring

Race Series - Day 8
May 16

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 6pm
May 16

13:30 - Junior Sailing - Block 1 » Junior Coaching

Session 4, Block 1
May 17

10:30 - Informal Sailing

10:30am - 6pm
May 17

11:00 - Sunday Racing » Sunday May

Race Series - Day 3

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