Due to tier 5 restrictions the club will be closed to all activity from Wednesday evening 6 Jan. This will be reviewed inline with RYA guidance when this becomes available

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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, Durham and Hexham. The reservoir is 3.5 miles long and has a thousand acres of beautiful clean and open water devoted entirely to sailing, windsurfing, swimming & paddle boarding. 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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E mail addresses

We have a large number of members whom we can not contact by e mail since they have either not nominated an e mail address or the one the have nominated is incorrect. This makes it difficult for us to maintain contact via newsletters and announcements.Could all members please check the e mail addresses they have on the website and update them accordingly? Many thanks Maurice Cooper More »

Published 08:35 on 6 Jan 2021

Club closure

We are closing the club as from this evening to comply with our interpretation of the tier 5 regulations, and are awaiting RYA guidance who are currently involved in discussions with the government to see if limited opening may be possible. More »

Published 08:26 on 6 Jan 2021

DRSC Sailing Gift Voucher

Gift Vouchers now available for RYA Sailing Courses at DRSC for 2021 Click here to buy them from the shop More »

Published 12:38 on 31 Dec 2020

54th AGM draft minutes and reports

FYI The draft minutes, commodores report, financial pie charts and questionnaire results can all be found in the members portal under 2020 minutes 54th AGM. Thanks to all members who attended our Zoom AGM on the 30th November. More »

Published 15:35 on 10 Dec 2020

Upcoming events

April 10-11

RYA Dinghy Sailing Course

Level 1 Start Sailing
Apr 17

DRSC Musto Skiff League Round…

May 1-3

GP14 Northern Area Championshi…

May 8-9

RYA Dinghy Sailing Course

Level 1 Start Sailing
May 15

DRSC Musto Skiff League Round…

May 15

19:00 - Commodores Reception

Jun 7

Open Day

June 12-13

RYA Dinghy Sailing Course

Level 1 Start sailing
Jun 12

DRSC Musto Skiff League Round…

July 10-11

RYA Dinghy Sailing Course

RYA Level 1 Start Sailing

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