Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting for 2015/16 will be held on Sunday 20th November 2pm – 4pm. Nominations are invited for Adult, Life, Honorary and Adult Family members to serve on the Council for the season 2016 – 2017. Nominations will close on Saturday 5th November. Please ensure that all nominations are willing to serve on…

RYA Training

The following training is being offered to members at a cost of £75 per course. All are two day courses. Power Boat Level 2 – 22nd & 23rd October Power Boat Level 2 – 30th October & 6th November Dinghy Level 1 & 2 – 30th October & 6th November   To book a place or…


Many thanks to United Utilities for donation of a defibrillator for use at the club. Presentation of Defibrillator. Located in main entrance, next to training room. Although we hope it will never be used, it is reassuring to know this vital piece of first aid equipment is now available.

New web camera

The new web camera has been installed and is available on the usual page. If you experience any issues then please email me.


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.