Hollowell Sailing Club is located near Guilsborough village west of Northampton. The Club caters for sailors of all abilities, and we are particularly proud of our junior membership and youth squad. We are a fully authorised RYA Training Centre.
We welcome new members, both those wishing to learn for the first time or more experienced sailors keen to join in our racing programme. We pride ourselves on the friendly atmosphere of our club, do come down and visit us.Sailing Times - (Safety Boat Cover is available) Saturdays (Late Spring - Autumn) 13:30 until 18:00 Sundays & BH Mondays (March to Nov) 10:30 until 18:00 Sundays (Nov & Dec) 10:30 until 15.30 Tuesday and Thursday (Summer Months) 17:00 approx. until dusk.
Facilities The Reservoir – the 140 acre reservoir is owned by Anglian Water. Our car parking, designated boat and trailer parking, modern changing facilities with hot showers, are all in close proximity to the water. Our galley or ‘Tea Bar’ operates on a voluntary basis serving freshly prepared meals and other refreshments during our opening times. Our fully licensed bar and lounge area provide sailors and their guests the opportunity to socialise after a hard day sailing.
Learn to sail or improve your dinghy sailing on RYA Sailing courses, all under the guidance of our qualified instructors.
We teach children to sail from the age of 8, following the RYA Stages, with Stage 1 being appropriately called ‘Start Sailing’, going up to Stage 4
Learn to sail in four after-school sessions. Low cost and fun activity for 8 to 18 year olds
Adult/Youth/ Children group sessions - an evening on the water. Tasters sessions for groups up to 12 participants.
We offer RYA certified training courses for dinghy sailing and power boating. We have a large nucleus of home-grown, experienced, qualified instructors. Courses are for members and non club members, although members benefit from reduced fees. Club membership will allow you to hire our Club boats. Once you’ve mastered the basics, you may want to develop your sailing and racing skills further in the boat of your choice. You can achieve this through our summer 'improver' sailing courses. SEE FULL LIST
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The rota for 2017 is up and running on all cylinders and filling up very nicely, thank you. Meanwhile, all you need to know about duties and your duty obligations are here. REMEMBER you MUST book your duties BEFORE renewing membership.
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Results now coming in for the 2017 season . See our 'Awards' page for 2016 winners.