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Yorkshire Dales Sailing Club is proud to be part of The Largest Sailing Event in the World.

September 21st 2014

The Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation is planning a monster sized attempt to set a new Guinness World Record for 'The Largest Sailing Event' in the World Ever and it is called Bart's Bash!

Follow the event HERE

Bart's Bash Preview

Casual Sailing

Barts Bash starts in...


Grimwith reservoir covers 371 acres of open water with a sailing area measuring about a mile by half a mile. The north west corner is a conservation area for wildlife and is out of bounds for sailing.


  • Spacious male and female changing rooms with showers, toilets and underfloor heating.
  • Large garage for storing a minimum of three Safety Boats along with other associated equipment.
  • Separate store building for buoys, windsurfing equipment and sails for Club boats (which are available for Members to rent for a nominal sum).
  • Disabled toilets, baby changing facilities, changing and shower rooms.
  • Wheelchair-friendly lift.
  • Large Clubroom with panoramic views from comfortable seating over the entire reservoir.
  • Ground Source Heating system and Solar Thermal panels providing enough hot water for large events.
  • Large dinghy park.
  • Launching ramps.
  • Grimwith Galley - a thriving and well equipped galley - Open through the season at weekends from 10am and most Wednesday evenings.
  • Know the Knots

    We all need to use them, whether we're racing, windsurfing or on a powered boat. Grab some spare string, sheets or halyards and sit down with this selection of knot training videos!

  • 5&6 July 2014 - Lord Birkett Memorial Trophy, Ullswater

    Enter here:
    The Garmin Summer Series is a series of 5 Open Handicap racing events around the UK:

Coming Soon

categoryimage Grimwith Galley Closed
Sat Sep 20 @12:00AM

categoryimage BPC RYA Level 2
Sat Sep 20 @ 9:30AM
to Sun Sep 21 @ 5:00PM

categoryimage National 12 Open
Sun Sep 21 @12:00AM

categoryimage Sunday Morning Series
Sun Sep 21 @11:00AM

categoryimage Barts Bash
Sun Sep 21 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Summer 'C' series (2 races)
Sun Sep 21 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Sunday Morning Series
Sun Sep 28 @11:00AM

categoryimage Summer 'C' series (2 races)
Sun Sep 28 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Beginners training am -Sail& Windsurf
Sat Oct 04 @10:00AM

categoryimage Improvers pm
Sat Oct 04 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Windsurfer Improver Clinic
Sat Oct 04 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Sunday Morning Series
Sun Oct 05 @11:00AM

categoryimage Autumn Series (2 Races)
Sun Oct 05 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage BPC RYA Safetyboat Course
Sat Oct 11 @ 9:30AM
to Sun Oct 12 @ 5:00PM

categoryimage Novice Race Training
Sun Oct 12 @10:00AM

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