Derwent Reservoir SC
Blanchland, Consett Co Durham Tel: 01434 675033
At Derwent Reservoir Sailing Club we have the best sailing area in the country – a reservoir 3 miles long surrounded by stunning scenery. The countryside around is great for walks or bike rides and route are available for you to try.
In the grounds we have the boat park where you can store your boats all year round, loads of car parking space and grassy areas for the children to play football etc.
The Club House offers mens’ and ladies’ changing facilties and showers. Upstairs houses seating overlooking the magnificent views of the reservoir so you can watch the sailing and windsurfing in comfort. There is also a bar which is manned by volunteers and a galley serving home-
There are Sailing Courses organised throughout the season for adults and even some especially for youngsters and fortnightly sailing is available for the youngsters to help them progress and have fun.
On a Wednesday evening and on Sundays there is racing for the various fleets and handicap racing is available on Saturday afternoons. You can check on the fleets link to see more information about what boats are sailed.
We are an RYA OnBoard and Volvo Champion Club –
Training for windsurfing has been re-
On Sunday afternoons we run a Team 15 club for youngsters 7 –
We have a growing fleet of windsurfers of all abilities from beginners to blasters! There are plans to have some windsurf racing next season – mainly for the beginners at first – but who knows – it may become a feature if we get the interest.
Your partners or friends may like to come along with you as a social member ie non-
We have regular social events:quizzes, discos, bands etc where members and friends and family can some along and enjoy an evening.
Whatever your requirements – it’s worth a visit to find out more. Below are links for your information