Ops and Tops youth sailing

Starts Saturday 1st June at 9.30am . Every Saturday until the end of August to sign up please follow this link to web collect Ops ‘n’ Tops is a parent supervised kids group that is facilitated by some of our finest sailors. These sessions are specifically aimed at helping the kids to gain confidence and also to have…

RYA DINGHY COURSE

22nd & 23rd June This will be either a level 1 or 2 course dependent on demand. To sign up please click HERE

RYA Level 2 Dinghy Course

RYA Level 2 Dinghy course. 11-12th May 2019 ***Cancelled*** RESCHEDULED FOR 1st & 2nd June Level 2 content – Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge It is recomended that you get some sailing practice in before joining this course  To Sign up click HERE

RYA Powerboat level 2

Course for members RYA Powerboat level 2 for members   20th & 21st April 2019 RYA level 2 Powerboat Course (2days) for RVSC members  Assumed knowledge None. May be preceded by Level 1 Start Powerboating Minimum duration 2 days  Minimum age 16. Candidates may be considered under the age of 16 but will be issued with an…

RVSC

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.

Sailing

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.

Why Join Us

  • Start to Learn and Improve Sailing and Windsurfing skills.
  • Good value membership.
  • 90 Acre reservoir set high in the Lancashire Moors.
  • Good road links.
  • Heated Club House, Changing Rooms and showers.
  • RYA Training centre with dedicated training room.
  • Training and hire fleet of dinghies and windsurf boards and rigs.
  • Galley serving fabulous food.
  • Organised Sunday and Wednesday Evening race programme.
  • Open all year around.
  • Located high on the East Lancashire Moors, close to the Pennine Bridleway, providing an ideal access point for Horse Riding, Hiking and Mountain Biking.