The best inland sailing in the UK

New Members Guide and Introduction to Rutland Sailing Club

Where is everything? Who does what?  How do I do this? Where do I find out what’s going on?  Book a guided tour or just ask for advice from the Sailing School ( or tel: 01780 721999) – or ask at the Club office ( or tel: 01780 720292 or just turn up!)

Your tour/advice could include:

  • Boat park space: lawn mower, securing down
  • The site: Slip ways how and where to launch, no sailing areas, safety cover, fleet captains, on and off the water times, parking, open meetings and fees for members
  • Club house: Accommodation, use of laptops, bringing your own food on site, catering, office staff, opening hours. Council and sailing committee members
  • Club Group activities: Juniors/ youth sailing, Family holiday week, Friday seniors (cruisers) Team racing, Match racing
  • Boatswain: Use of tractors, Boatswain assistance
  • Changing rooms: Family changing, disabled changing Valuables
  • Duties: Two duties a year, how they work and what you can do
  • Visitors: Bringing family or friends
  • Club Pro activities: Ladies who Launch, Saturday Social Sailing, Cygnets. Winter squads
  • Sailing school: Tuition (adults and children), Powerboat, VHF, First aid, member discounts,
    boat hire, Wetsuit and Buoyancy aid hire, What to buy advice, boats, clothing
  • Chandlery: Rope, hardware, hats boots, gloves. Work on boats
  • Corporate members: Sailability, RAF sailing, RAF Windsurfing, British Gas, Civil service, Oakham, Uppingham, Stamford, Oundle schools
  • Social media, and website:,, face book page