Dinghy sailors delight

Following our extremely successful promotion to attract new dinghy sailing members to Up River Yacht Club, we are now looking to offer more to experienced dinghy owners.

Because Up River has a thriving year-round dinghy racing programme we do more for dinghy owners than many surrounding clubs. This explains why Up River YC can see bigger racing fleets in the winter than in the summer, as visitors flock to join in our ‘out of season’ racing.

If you are a keen dinghy racer and are seeking to boost your competitive skills, you will find racing against the experienced helms at Up River YC will raise your game. Better still, consider basing your boat at the club to have the opportunity to take part in racing when ever you wish. You are almost guaranteed to be sailing against a past or current class champion.

Members regularly campaign at national events and we always send a large contingent to Norfolk week for example.

Its not all racing

New members are also joining to sail dinghies and day-boats, just for fun. Its not all about competition. In fact more folk have joined because they are returning to sailing, rather than seeking to race. This is often after a long break. They are choosing Up River YC because our of supportive and friendly membership, combined with the club’s location. This offers easy river sailing.

On a nice day, near the top of the tide, setting sail on the river up-stream of Hullbridge is simply idyllic.

This is made all the better when it is accessible at a low cost. Up River Yacht Club offers low club membership fees and help members to keep their dinghy ownership costs to a minimum.  

Would you like more information?

About racing please click here.

Dinghy sailing for fun, please click here.

Day boats, please click here


Up River Yacht Club offer private access to the river from the best yacht club for dinghy sailing on the south bank of the River Crouch.