The best inland sailing in the UK

Join us

We welcome new members or any age or ability, from novices to experienced sailors. We offer a safe and enjoyable sailing experience on Britain’s largest man-made lake nestling in the beautiful Rutland countryside. The club is one of the largest inland sailing clubs in the UK.

club house

Come and find out for yourselfContact our Club Manager, Matt Lea  and arrange to visit us.

If you’re considering getting a boat, we can arrange some taster sessions with our members to find what suits you best and you can see more about our fleets here.

Why join us?

  • We have a modern clubhouse with changing rooms, accommodation, bar, galley, and a panoramic balcony overlooking the water where you can chat with your new friends.
  • We sail a wide range of boats from dinghies, keel boats and cruisers – so there’s something for everyone
  • We have our own sailing school, which offers taster sessions and training at all levels and has boats for hire.
  • We have plenty of space for you to store your boat – on or off the water.
  • For those who want to race, we offer many programmes of all-year racing.
  • For those who want to cruise, we offer one of the most spectacular lakes in the UK.
  • For those experience racers, we have members who compete nationally and internationally.
  • We have a good social scene offering a warm welcome at fleet and club social occasions.

There’s lots more information about the Club here.


Joining Rutland Sailing Club is probably cheaper than joining the gym – and a lot more exciting! We have different types of membership to suit your requirements.  See our prices and an application form  – or contact our manager.

More questions?  Check our Frequently Asked Questions.

I look forward to seeing you at the Club.

John Fothergill, Commodore