Committee Vacancies

We still have two vacancies for RVSC Committee, that require 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…

Instructors Meeting / Powerboat Refresher

We are unable to hold these sessions on Saturday 30th April. Once dates re-arranged, we will communicate through the usual channels. Apologies for such short notice.

Newsletter – April 2016

Please find attached copy of April Newsletter. Negotiation continues with UU, hopefully more to report next month! This month sees a request for ideas etc on running of Galley Service. Newsletter 2 – April 2016 Regarding site access, whilst UU continue to work on the spillway, it is important gates remain locked! Please be mindful of guests…

Boats for Sail

The following club equipment is offered for sale: Rigiflex (No Trailer) £2,000 Topaz £600 each Day Boat (inc trailer, cuddy and outboard) £1,000 Bosun £200 Further details from Doug (Bosun)


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.