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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

Bonfire Bash

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Published 12:12pm on 19 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 7:50pm on 3 Sep 2019

From WednesdaySeptember 5th: 6.30 start to racing

Night vision series starts at earlier time of 6.30pm from September Wednesday 5th . 4 weeks left of evening racing. Make the best of it ! More »

Published 10:13pm on 31 Aug 2019

Perfect Bank Holiday sailing conditions. Ann and Roger crowned Derwent champions

The Bank Holiday regatta was combined with the laser grand prix with starts for the lasers and thena handicap start. Howard set us a sausage triangle course with perfect wind. On Sunday the fleets combined. In race 1 the front of the fleet went looking for a windward mark near the dam, missing the obvious windward mark on the way! Race 2 The lasers were a bit pushy on the line resulting in several disqualifications More »

Published 9:53pm on 31 Aug 2019

Upcoming events

Jan 1Dec 31

2019 Camping Fees

£5 per night camping fees, please pay for each night you
Apr 7Oct 31

Summer Caravan Parking

Fee for parking 1 Caravan in the field for Summer 2019
September 21-22

RYA level 1 training course (2…

Sep 21

Safety Team

Sep 21

2pm Junior Sailing/Informal sa…

Sep 21

10:00 - Open Water Swimming Saturday M…

Open water Swimming
Sep 22

Safety Team

Sep 22

Super Sunday 5

Sep 22

Informal Sailing (10.30-6pm)

Sep 22

10:00 - Club Racing

Sep 22

10:00 - Open Water Swimming Sunday Mor…

Open water swimming in beautiful surroundings in the northern Pennines. Full changing
Sep 25

Wednesday Autumn 7 (18.30)

Sep 25

Informal Sailing (1pm-7.30pm)

Sep 25

Safety Team

Sep 25

00:00 - Wednesday Autumn 3

Sep 25

18:00 - Open Water Swimming Wednesday…

Open Water Swimming
Sep 25

18:30 - Wed Evening Racing

September 27-29

British Youth Sailing Northern…

Full details of this event are on the RYA website https://www.rya.org.uk/racing-events/bys-regional-junior-champs-north-19 Camping

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