Sailing Clubs



River Bure

Norfolk Broads Yacht Club (NBYC)
The Avenue, Wroxham, Norwich, NR12 8TS 01603 782808
Website: www.nbyc.co.uk Commodore: I R Masters
Wroxham Broad is home to the Norfolk Broads Yacht Club, they race most weekends during the summer. The club holds a regatta every year in late July and occasionally the Wherries which are still in service have a race on Thursday.

Horning Sailing Club (HSC), Lower Street, Horning, Norwich, NR12 8AA
Website: www.horningsc.co.uk Commodore: Kim West
The Club has moorings for dinghies, keelboats and sailing and motor cruisers. HSC welcomes new members, particularly young ones. From mid-May to mid-September activities and training are organised on Thursday evenings for junior members of the Club. The Club is an RYA Approved Training Centre running courses for members in dinghy and keel boat sailing, power boating and safety boat handling.
HSC's season runs from mid-March to Mid-October. During the winter, the Club's premises are used by Snowflake Sailing Club who run a racing programme through the winter.

Snowflake Sailing Club, Lower Street, Horning, Norwich, NR12 8AA 01508 531371  www.sfsc.co.uk Commodore: R Dugdale
Snowflake Sailing Club is an independent sailing club located on the River Bure at the island base of H.S.C in the village of Horning that is in the heart of the Norfolk Broads, England. We provide a full racing programme on Sundays from the 3rd weekend in October for 23 weeks. The racing is for both dinghies and Keelboats. A series of points racing, down rivers and open meetings are held throughout the season.

Acle Sailing Club, Acle Bridge, 01603 782291, Commodore: J. Wilson

Northern Rivers Sailing Club
The Anchorage, Acle Bridge, 01603 783957, Commodore: P Altarelli
Racing, cruising and social activities for owners of modern production cruising yachts based on the Broads Nth of Gt Yarmouth, pleased to welcome new members.
River Thurne

East Anglian Cruising Club, Thurne, Telephone: 01508 512896
Website: www.ea-cc.org Skipper: Jimmy James
Fairly recently, the management of the Thurne Mouth Open Regatta has come under the control of the E.A.C.C. Several E.A.C.C. trophies are raced for each season and the Club also holds an annual Open Weekend for Cruisers and an Open Weekend for White Boats as well as several Cruising Weekends.

Martham Boating Association, Martham Ferry, Telephone: 01493 740560
Website: www.martham-boating-association.co.uk Commodore: P Hurrell
Martham Boating Association was established in 1987 by a small group of Martham sailing and boating enthusiasts. Its aims were to promote waterborne activities north of Potter Heigham; it is open to anyone who has an interest in boating activities (sailing, cruising, canoeing etc.).  During the Spring/Summer season competitions are held between club members, the competitions are friendly and competitive with the emphasis on enjoyment.

Hickling Broad Sailing Club (HBSC), Staithe Rd, Hickling, Norwich, NR12 0YJ
Website: www.hicklingbroad.com Commodore: Tony Aldous
One of the leading sailing clubs in Norfolk, providing leisure and competitive sailing. Dinghy classes include: Wayfarer, Laser, Splash, Topper, Solo, Punt, 420, Enterprise, Phantom and Bittern classes.

Trinity Broads

Rollesby Broad Sailing Club
Burghfield Road, Rollesby, NR29 3LT, Telephone: 01493 651995
Website: www.rbsc.org.uk Commodore: Tony Gibbs
Rollesby Broad Sailing Club is the only club in the Broads area offering sailing 52 weeks of the year and welcomes any new members, whether you are an expert sailor or a complete novice.  Sailing takes place on Rollesby Broad which is not accessible by boat from the rest of the broads network. This makes for a safe and quiet sailing environment away from the humdrum of the rest of the Broads.

Norfolk Schools Sailing Association Filby Broad, Filby, 01508 492625
Website: www.nssa.co.uk Commodore: Simon Cushion-Swales
If you are not sure whether sailing is for you then why not come along to one of our Come & Try It Days which are usually scheduled for May and July in each year.

River Yare

Yare Sailing Club, Telephone: 01493 700904
Website: www.yaresailingclub.org.uk Commodore: Joe Kilner
The Yare Sailing Club was reformed in 1985 to organise activities for Broads River Cruiser Class sailors on the Southern Rivers of the Norfolk Broads. Membership is open to all who own, sail, or have an interest in River Cruiser Class Yachts.

Yare Valley Sailing Club, 5 Bittern Crescent, Barton Turf, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 8AY 01692 535494 www.yvsc.co.uk Commodore: Steve Birtles
Each year we attempt to navigate the entire broads river network. This is usually accomplished by a sailing programme consisting of ten events some lasting a week others being weekends. We have no base and member's yachts are moored on both the Northern & Southern Rivers.

Buckenham Sailing Club
Beauchamp Arms, Buckenham Ferry, Telephone: 01603 880224
Website: www.buckenhamsailingclub.co.uk Commodore: Chris Toothall
Buckenham is the home of the Phantom high-performance single-handed sailing dinghy. The club offers some of the best sailing conditions on the Norfolk Broads; due to the low lying open marshes which allow for unimpeded winds along this stretch of the river. Sailing takes place from April to December, with social events spread throughout the year. Racing normally commences at 10.30am on Sunday Mornings. In 2009 BSC will be celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Coldham Hall Sailing Club, Telephone: 01603 431509
Website: www.coldhamhallsailingclub.co.uk Commodore: M Ellis
Coldham Hall Sailing Club was formed in 1951 by a group of local boat owners and there had been a Sailing Regatta held at Coldham for many years. The Club Sailing season starts with the Open Regatta in early May, then the Club races every Sunday, sometimes locally and at other times down-river until; the end of October. During the season we usually have two Picnic Races for more social sailing. The Club also holds a Club Regatta in mid-simmer and also we have an Open Day when members of the public can come and try sailing with us.

Carrow Yacht Club, Trowse Eye, Norwich 01362 850692 Commodore: J Cordle
Carrow Yacht Club is sited at Trowse Eye, where the rivers Wensum and Yare join in the city of Norwich. Founded in 1956, the club celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2006. Club moorings give access to the Norfolk rivers and broads.  Monthly members meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month from 7:30pm.

Norwich Frostbite Sailing Club, Club House, Girlings Lane, Thorpe St. Andrew,  01603 454567  www.frostbites.org Commodore: P R Tegerdine
Sailing takes place every Sunday morning between October and May with class and all comers racing. Visitors are always welcome to sail or watch and if you do not have a boat of your own then there are plenty of opportunities to crew for another Club member.

Green Wyvern Sailing Club,  0191 259 0115  www.greenwyvern.org.uk
There is no club on the Broads like the Green Wyvern. We teach people to cruise the Broads and rivers not just how to sail quickly. Dying arts such as quanting and shooting bridges are taught as well as how to cater and cook for a hungry crew. Our skippers are always promoted from within the club and always on ability. Club sailing weeks are open to age 12 and above. No experience is necessary.

River Ant

Barton Broad Open Regatta Committee
Pontoon, Barton Broad, Telephone: 01692 630593
 www.bartonbroadopenregatta.co.uk President: I Masters
Barton Broad Open Regatta is organised by a small committee drawn from a number of the Broads sailing clubs. It is funded by the contributions of the Vice Presidents, race entry fees and by a collection taken on the day of the Regatta by volunteer collectors. The Regatta is held each year on August Bank Holiday Monday.

The Norfolk Punt Club
Barton Broad,  www.puntclub.co.uk Commodore: Mrs E Chettleburgh
Established in 1926, The Norfolk Punt Club is a fun loving, family oriented sailing club, comprising sailors of all ages.
River Waveney

Royal Norfolk & Suffolk Yacht Club 
Royal Plain, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0AQ 01502 566726
Website: www.msyc.net Commodore: R Knights
Uniquely the RNSYC can boast not only a sheltered marina in one of the East Coast's few deep water, all-weather, harbours but also access to the finest inland sailing waters in the country.

Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club 
Club House, Everitts Park, Oulton Broad, Suffolk 01502 717504
Website: www.wobyc.co.uk Commodore: Phil Plant
The main activity of the club is Yacht Racing, which takes place throughout the year, with a summer series from April to October and a winter series from November to March. The highlight of the year is Oulton Broad Regatta Week, which is held towards the end of August and attracts helmsmen from several neighbouring clubs as well as from farther afield. During the summer racing is held every Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning and Wednesday evenings from May to August.
Waveney One-Design Class
Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club 01502 710183 Captain: T Balls
Waveney Sailability
Waveney & Oulton Broad Yacht Club 01502 475228
Website: www.waveneysailability.co.uk Chairman:  Richard Morling
Waveney Sailability is a Trust that has been set up by volunteers with help from local Rotary Clubs to help disabled people to find more enjoyment from life, and experience the experience of sailing.

Beccles Amateur Sailing Club
River Bank Below ByPass Bridge, Beccles
Telephone: 01502 677374: www.becclesasc.co.uk Commodore: R Deller
BASC is a friendly club that welcomes all those with an interest in sailing. We are located on the river Waveney in north Suffolk, approximately half a mile downstream of the market town of Beccles. The club is one on the oldest on the broads.