RYA Day Skipper (Shore Based)

Currently gauging interest in members who wish to achieve RYA Day Skipper (Shore Based) Numbers are limited due to size of training room. Cost is £190 and includes 40 hours of tuition plus 3 hours of assessment. RYA Course Material is approx. £65 and Plotter and Dividers £24. We are looking to commence course on…

Christmas Meal

Sit down Three Course Christmas Meal at The New Waggoners. Friday 1st December, seated at 20:00 Open to members and their families cost £18.95 per person. Chance for members to enjoy a meal together and celebrate Christmas. Bookings via web collect events: https://webcollect.org.uk/rvsc/event/christmas-meal

Position of Principal for 2018

The post of RTE Centre Principal reaches the end of current tenure at the end of 2017. RVSC council wish to finalise selection of RTE Centre Principal for 2018 at the earliest opportunity. Thus, allowing a short period of time to work alongside the existing post holder, and witness an RYA Annual inspection. The period…

Committee Vacancies

We have currently two rolls on the club committee, that require filling. Membership Secretary and Vice Commodore. 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…

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.