Welcome to Hollingworth Lake Sailing Club

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Hollingworth Lake Sailing Club in Littleborough near Rochdale is a family friendly club and RYA Approved Training Centre for beginners and experienced sailors of all ages. Conveniently located in the foothills of the Pennines this 117 acre lake is less than 3 miles from the M62 and boasts fantastic views as well as a great sailing area ideal for training, recreational sailing and racing.

We have active fleets in GP14s, Solos, Toppers, Laser and Merlin Rockets with many other classes represented in our handicap racing and general sailing. Our Sailing programme runs from March to December with a active social programme all year round.

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Interested in getting into sailing? Fancy trying something new?

Why not  come along for a Taster Session run by our team of qualified instructors and experienced sailors?

Our taster sessions  have finished for 2018 however they will resume in March 2019.

Our taster sessions  normally last for about 1½ hours and there is a charge of £15.

If you wish to arrange to come for a Taster Session in 2019 please e-mail your contact details (ideally including your mobile phone number) off to us at training@hlsc.org.uk.

Normally our taster sessions are run on a Friday evening or Sunday morning.  If you are contacting us about having a taster session please let us know your preferred dates.

The Club provides the necessary equipment such as training boats and buoyancy aids.

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MERLIN ROCKET OPEN MEETING

Over the weekend of 6th & 7th October the Merlin Rocket fleet headed north to Hollingworth Lake for the Craftinsure Silver Tiller and the Felucca Trophy.

With the forecast of wet, windy and cold for Saturday and no wind on Sunday, it was hard to get motivated to travel, but you should never believe the forecast. On arrival, the sun was out, chilly but not too cold and a nice breeze. 21 teams arrived and rigged for a 12.30 start.

Please click here to go to Matt Biggs report (from Yachts & Yachting) plus the full results.