The Maidenhead Sailing Club
The Maidenhead Sailing club is situated in the north of Maidenhead on Summerleaze Road.
It is a member’s only club however there are taster sessions available for non members. This is for sailing and also paddlesports that are arranged at set times.
The Sailing Club is a fun friendly club for families and friends to go along to. With events, races and coaching, there are plenty of activities for everyone on this 51 acres of water.
Situated close to the gravel pit, the lake over looks beautiful scenery in the Bucks and Berks counties.
The Maidenhead Sailing club at Summerleaze is a family oriented club, perfect to gain RYA training and join in with competitive racing on Sundays.
As well as water sports there is also a clubhouse which is great for families. There is a bar and during the summer months there are live music events and organised barbeques. You are also welcome to sit outside in the seating area and enjoy the scenery and bring your own picnic.
The clubhouse can also be hired out for private functions, such as birthday parties. Get in touch with the club if you want to to know more.
With a lovely friendly atmosphere, the sailing club is a great place to get away from it all.
Most of the members are local Maidenhead residents and so it’s a great local facility.
Is the membership affordable?
You can pay for a family membership or an individual which runs annually from April to March. A family membership works out at around £150 a year. Contact the club for further details.
If you would like to try paddleboarding, then take a look at the timetable on the website (details below). There are sessions for members and non members.
Paddleboarding is in association with Paddleboard Maidenhead, who have a qualified paddlesports coach to be with you on the lake at all times. There are sessions for members and non members.
Can I hire out boats?
You can hire boats and keep them safe on site. You can also hire out paddleboards for £5 and also kayaks.
The club has a wide variety of boats to hire out to members and details of those can be found on the website.
What if I have never sailed before?
The club offers training when you first go out on the water, so you are aware of what to do.
RYA level 1 and level 2 courses are available if you have never sailed before, or if it’s been a while and you need a refresher.
There are more advanced courses for those with more experience.
My child is interested. Is sailing suitable for them?
Sailing is great for all abilities and ages.
The youth and juniors program are from ages 8 to late teens and are in association with the Sea Scouts. Competitions are held around the region.