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!

Bart's Bash Preview

Casual Sailing


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 Sunday Morning Series
Sun Aug 24 @11:00AM

categoryimage Summer 'B' series (2 races)
Sun Aug 24 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Late Afternoon Series
Sun Aug 24 @ 3:30PM

categoryimage Club Holiday Sailing Week
Mon Aug 25 @12:00AM
to Fri Aug 29 @11:59PM

categoryimage Camping Week
Mon Aug 25 @ 6:00PM
to Fri Aug 29 @10:00AM

categoryimage Wednesday evening series
Wed Aug 27 @ 7:30PM

categoryimage Beginners Training am- sail & windsurf
Sat Aug 30 @10:00AM

categoryimage improvers Training pm
Sat Aug 30 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Windsurfing Improvers Clinic
Sat Aug 30 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Sunday Morning Series
Sun Aug 31 @11:00AM

categoryimage Summer 'C' series (2 races)
Sun Aug 31 @ 1:30PM

categoryimage Late Afternoon Series
Sun Aug 31 @ 3:30PM

categoryimage BPC RYA Level 1
Sat Sep 06 @ 9:30AM
to Sun Sep 07 @ 5:00PM

categoryimage Windward/Leeward Open
Sun Sep 07 @12:00AM

categoryimage Beginners training am - sail & windsurf
Sat Sep 13 @10:00AM

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