Committee Vacancy

We have one vacancies for RVSC Committee, that requires filling. In the spirit of being open and fair it is proposed that any existing member  wishing to stand as a council member should forward an expression of interest to any of the committee members as soon as possible either verbally or in writing before the next…

RYA Dinghy Level 1 & 2

We have now set dates for two courses: RYA Dinghy 1 – Start Sailing – 2 day course – Sat 30th July & Sat 6th August RYA Dinghy 2 – Basic Skills – 2 day course – Sat 1st October  & Sun 2nd October Course fees are £75 for RVSC members. To book a place please see…

Galley Service Resumes

We are pleased to welcome Gary and Jenny who will be taking over running of the Galley. Starting on Wednesday 8th June, evening meals will once again be available at 6pm. (Booking will be required by lunch time the day before as all food is cooked fresh on the day) Over the weekend, a Saturday…

Newsletter 3 May 2016

As sailing season gets into full swing, time to consider what training we need. Interested in joining the team competing at Southport 24Hrs? Plus don’t forget, have you paid your membership?? Newsletter 3 – May 2016


Rossendale Valley Sailing club is situated high up on the moors between Burnley and Rossendale offering excellent sailing and windsurfing. With an open aspect to the surrounding moors, and at nearly 1000ft elevation, the reservoir is open 12 months of the year, offers excellent wind conditions and there is often someone on the water having a great time no matter what their skill level.  Clowbridge Reservoir at 68 acres provides some of the best wind in Lancashire for boating and water based leisure activities.

As an RYA certified training centre, RVSC offers RYA certified courses in sailing, windsurfing and powerboat.

There is a well established Wednesday Night Racing programme, with a growing race series held on Sundays. During the summer months Saturday’s is youth training, with established Sailing and Windsurfing activities taking place. Social sailing is encouraged at all times, whether a complete novice,  returning or experienced sailor. Rossendale Valley Sailing Club, offers the opportunity, to race, learn the basics, hone your skills, all within the environment of the  Pennine Moors, in the heart of England’s North West.

Close to the motorway network, ensures easy access from Blackburn, Preston, Bolton and Manchester. A short commute will give access to sailing and windsurfing. Membership gives access to the site, with good parking, a secure boat park, and changing rooms, as well as a lounge to relax in and galley for tea, coffee and snacks.