YOUTH WINDSURFING

Second Saturday of the month starting 14th JULY, Martin will run a windsurf session for Juniors from 1-3pm Dates 14 July 11 August 8th September Please book on using junior windsurfing

Members RYA Powerboat level 2

21/22nd July 2018 This two-day entry level course provides the skills and background knowledge needed to drive a powerboat and is the basis of the International Certificate of Competence. It focuses on low speed close quarters handling, man overboard recovery, an introduction to driving at planing speed, and collision regulations. The course can be taken inland or…

Dinghy Course 28/29th July 2018

RYA dinghy Course 28th/29th  July This course will be run as either a level 1 or level 2 course depending on demand. Level 1 content – How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering Level 2 content – Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge   Further…

Dinghy Course

RYA dinghy Course 30th June -1st  July This course will be run as either a level 1 or level 2 course depending on demand. Level 1 content – How to sail in all directions, including an awareness of launching and recovering Level 2 content – Rigging, launching, sailing in all directions. Capsize recovery and essential safety knowledge…

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.