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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

Barbara Darling

It is with great sadness that we have learnt about the passing of Barbara Darling. Barbara was one of those rare people totally dedicated to sailing and who, together with her husband David, made a tremendous contribution to sailing in general and to the Club in particular. She was active in many aspects of the sport, but none more than in the field of junior sailing where she played a fundamental role More »

Published 20:16 on 6 Jul 2020

Common Questions

We've been collating together Frequently Asked Questions from members and visitors to the website. We've tried to provide answers to as many as possible on the website . Things are clearly changing rapidly with coronavirus and the measures required for social distancing etc. We will therefore add to the questions, and the existing answers over time. To give the committee a chance to focus on making More »

Published 19:44 on 5 Jul 2020

Event Diary

You may have noticed the up-coming events diary has reduced to almost no events. We have deleted all the routine club racing from the calendar. That doesn't mean racing wont be back, but until we know the details of how and in what format, we thought it would be clearer not to list them. We have left a small number of events in the diary - mostly which are linked with third parties. More »

Published 20:22 on 16 Jun 2020

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

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