Sail to race

For those wanting to compete against fellow members, West Riding Sailing Club has an extensive racing calendar beginning in January for those eager to get going early extending through to Christmas.


Sail to learn

A full programme of training courses are provided through the club's RYA qualified instructors who can tailor their tution to suit all levels - beginner to expert.


Great socials

In addition to a comprehensive racing calender and training programme, the club has an active social scene with events running throughout the year.

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WRSC Calendar

Welcome to West Riding Sailing Club

Formed in 1937, West Riding Sailing Club is one of the largest and oldest sailing clubs in West Yorkshire with around 300 members and 120 boats. We are situated five miles South-East of Wakefield on Wintersett Reservoir with a sailing area covering approximately 100 acres. We are easy to find, being located next to the Heronry Country Park. The club has a wide catchment area spanning Leeds, Huddersfield, Wakefield, Sheffield and Doncaster.

A new clubhouse built in 2006 is the pride of the club and hosts many social activities throughout the year. The club caters for all sailors from the novice to the experienced racer. The club races every Sunday during the year and Wednesday nights during the summer months. The water is open any other time for recreational sailing.

Coming Up

Wed 17-Apr-19           Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit) - Earliest Start 6:45

Sunday 21-Apr-19      Spring Series (fleet starts) - 11.00am first race - three races

Wed 24-Apr-19           Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit)

Saturday 27-Apr-19   Junior Club - 13.30 start

Sunday 28-Apr-19      Solo Open Meeting

Wed 01-May-19          Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit)

Sunday 5-May-19       Short Race Format Day

Wed 08-May-19          Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit)

Saturday 11-May-19  Push The Boat Out

Sunday 12-May-19     Spring Series (fleet starts) 

Wed 15-May-19          Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit)

Saturday 18-May-19  RYA Level 1 training

Sunday 19-May-19     RYA Level 1 training / Spring Series (fleet starts) - 11.00am first race 

Wed 22-May-19          Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit) 

Saturday 25-May-19  North East Youth Regatta

Sunday 26-May-19     Spring Series (fleet starts) - 11.00am first race 

Wed 29-May-19          Wednesday Evening 1st Series (pursuit)Saturday

Saturday 01-June-19 RYA Level 2 and Working Party  

Sunday 02-June-19    Trophy Day - Laser Sybil Highfield, Solo Trophy & RYA Level 2


The full 2019 calendar and OOD list can be downloaded here.

2019 Solo Open Meeting



Notice of race can be downloaded here


Push The Boat Out @ WRSC


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