Club open Saturdays & Sundays 11-5. Open for buddy sailing at other times. All sailing must be booked. Gate to be locked after buddy sailing entry and exit. Changing rooms closed.

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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

key fobs

Barrier entry to club we intend to insist, for security reasons, to allow entry only by key fob in the not too distant future. When that happens, the entry barrier key codes will be changed and key fobs will only be available by post and will be charged at £2.00 each. Until then, they are available free at the club by ordering them online, and they will be posted on the notice board More »

Published 21:01 on 2 Aug 2020

Mid Summer Sleep-Over and Sail

Time to get back to the club and enjoy doing what we love, sailing and appreciating the beauty that is Derwent Reservoir. The club grounds will be open for camping during these dates and there will be some form of sailing, this may be buddy sailing or if there is enough interest we could launch a safety boat so under 13's and less experienced can sail. We all love getting out on the More »

Published 21:56 on 28 Jul 2020

Get Your News To Members...

We have been working on a better way to get our messages to members. We know some prefer an email, others a tweet or a facebook post and of course the website remains the best place for those messages that need to live on for a bit longer. We have now developed a software link which joins the club website, twitter and facebook. When we update the website, we will post a notice More »

Published 23:30 on 24 Jul 2020

Junior Training

We have two coaches available this Saturday afternoon to run some sort of Junior sailing. Open to juniors and youths that can sail - last years level 2 and up with their own boats. Plan would be 2pm Rigged and ready to go. Places will be limited - please contact David on junior@drsc.co.uk More »

Published 21:30 on 15 Jul 2020

Upcoming events

Aug 15

Informal Sailing

Aug 15

14:00 - Junior Race Coaching

Junior coaching is back on the water...
Aug 16

Informal Sailing

Aug 16

11:00 - Sunday Racing

Sunday racing is back! We are finally
Aug 22

Informal Sailing

Aug 22

14:00 - Junior Race Coaching

Junior coaching is back on the water...
Aug 23

Informal Sailing

Aug 23

11:00 - Sunday Racing

Sunday racing is back! We are finally
Aug 29

Informal Sailing

Aug 29

14:00 - Junior Race Coaching

Junior coaching is back on the water...

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