Bassenthwaite Sailing Club

November 7, 2016
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Bassenthwaite Sailing Club is privately run by its members for the use and benefit of the membership. It is privileged to enjoy the right to sail on the ONLY lake in the Lake District; there is no public right of navigation over the lake and it is undisturbed by motor boats other than rescue craft.

A very stunning inland sailing liquid enclosed by the northern fells regarding the Lake District National Park. Among the biggest Cumbrian lakes 4 miles long and three-quarters of a mile wide, the lake lies generally speaking north to south. Its comfort is undisturbed by power art except those utilized for rescue. Winds mainly SW but often SE or NW providing long legs and superb courses.The unrivalled views provides a place for touring and walking. There are many accommodations and boarding houses within a short distance plus caravan and camping internet sites. Dining establishments tend to be plentiful.

principal cruising bay at north-end - clubhouse middle leftThe clubhouse is found 8 kilometers north of Keswick just from the A66 at Dubwath which can be regarding the north-western coast. From the south leave the M6 motorway at Penrith (Junction 40) and vacation westwards along A66 for approx. 25 miles. At north-end of lake change suitable for Dubwath and right once more for club. From north and east via Carlisle follow A595 southwestwards towards Cockermouth to Bothel. Follow A591 to Castle Inn. Change correct and take lakeshore westwards, over connection change left towards Dubwath plus the Club.The Clubhouse is a contemporary building benefiting from great views over most courses, good changing services (including hot baths!), a family/function space, well-equipped galley and licensed club. The large reasons easily satisfy campers and caravanners during available group meetings.

People in the RYA, or RYA Affiliated Clubs, tend to be welcomed to make use of our services and launch from our grounds at a high price of simply £10 each day. Boats sailed through the club or kept you can find restricted to 20 feet overall size and may also n't have cabins.

Jetty and slips beside the clubhouse. Ferry service to ships on moorings during race. Tractor for retrieval of ships after rushing. Primarily dry cruising with some moorings for day just use.

The Club has-been founded since 1952 and it is dedicated to encouraging cruising and rushing after all amounts of competence.

For further information from the Club contact:

Bassenthwaite Sailing Club

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