Due to coronavirus pandemic: Booked buddy sailing only at present. Book in portal 'reserve activities'. Gate to be locked after 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

RYA Newsletter

As an RYA Training Centre we receive a paper copy of their Wavelength Magazine which is intended to keep coaches and instructors up to date. We normally leave this upstairs for all to read. RYA Instructors and Coaches should be receiving a copy to their home address or by email. However, we know the content interests other members and as the Club House is out of bounds for the time being we More »

Published 22:34 on 29 May 2020

Finding a Buddy

With the current limitations on sailing, you may be looking for someone to sail with. To help - Al Conn has set up a WhatsApp Group. Details below. If you don't have a phone with WhatsApp you can always post on the facebook page, or why not use the Crew Finder and Crew Available function on the website to tell others when you are wanting to More »

Published 20:29 on 28 May 2020

Buddy Sailing - New arrangements

Details of the new arrangements for buddy sailing during coronavirus have been posted here: http://www.drsc.co.uk/club/sailing-during-coronavirus-restrictions Member's support in implementing these measures, which are part of the program of measures agreed with Northumbria Water (our Landlords) to allow us back on the water would be appreciated. The arrangements will be kept under review. Key points: There is no safety cover There are no changing facilities More »

Published 12:54 on 25 May 2020

Access to club grounds

the club grounds will be open to those with gate keys from tomorrow (Sunday 24 May) for boat/caravan inspection/removal. The club will not be open for any sailing until next week since certain preparations are needed on site and on the website before buddy sailing can be allowed. We hope to be able to permit buddy sailing from Wednesday and will e mail you latest Tuesday with the most up to date information. To More »

Published 09:50 on 23 May 2020

Upcoming events

Jul 1

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 8pm
Jul 1

19:00 - Wednesday Summer » Wednesday Summer

Race Series - Day 5
Jul 4

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 6pm
Jul 4

13:30 - Junior Sailing Block 2 » Junior Coaching

Session 5, Block 2
Jul 5

Triathlon

Jul 5

10:30 - Informal Sailing

10:30am - 6pm
Jul 5

11:00 - Sunday June » Sunday June

Race Series - Day 5
Jul 8

13:00 - Informal Sailing

1pm - 8pm
Jul 8

19:00 - Wednesday Summer » Wednesday Summer

Race Series - Day 6
July 11-12

RYA Level 1

Dinghy Level 1 - Start Sailing

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