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Welcome to Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club is based on Windmill Lake near the village of Earlswood
south of Birmingham UK. We welcome both experienced sailors and those wanting to learn.
If you are interested in joining the club please apply here - Become a Member
Important Statement: Canals and Rivers Trust Works at Windmill Lake
These works are now complete and the Sailing Club is resuming normal operations
Training Courses are now open for bookings for 2022.
Sailing Training makes a super, unusual birthday present for him, or her, or kids!
Although our Training Programme is suspended until further notice we welcome enquiries for Dinghy Level 1 or level 2 or Powerboating. This suspension won't last forever and as soon as we get some clarity on dates we will reserve places on future courses. We are hoping to run Courses in April, June and september 2021
RYA Level Dinghy 1 - Please enquire
Also Powerboat Level 2 Courses - please enquire.
Email Training Enquiries to: LearntoSail
"Great atmosphere and very friendly",
"Great weekend - felt very welcome"
"Great course - very well run",
"Excellent practical course, gave a real feel to sailing!
2021 Sailing Programme is on the Sailing Prog Page
Having found our site you may be interested in joining the club or getting some dinghy sailing training. Either way, welcome!
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club, founded in 1960, has approximately 120 members.
The club water is 27 acres, and the clubhouse is situated overlooking the Lake.
If you’re an experienced sailor then you will enjoy our compact and testing circuit, if you’re a complete novice then you will appreciate never being far from the shore or a safety boat.
Sailing is open to most classes of boats - generally any monohull with a Portsmouth Yardstick between 948 and 1180 having a centre board or dagger board. Fleets exist for Wanderer, Enterprise, Laser, Topper, Pico and Solo dinghies. Optimists are used by helms between 8 and 15 years of age.
Training to RYA standards is available at reasonable fees by arrangement with the club Training Principal.
Showers, changing rooms, lounge, kitchen and members bar are available.
ELSC Commodore ~Adam Atkins
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club |
Malthouse Lane |
West Midlands |