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.
Members can now go Recreational Sailing subject to strict adherence with the Conditions To Be Followed When Going Recreational Sailing document that has been prepared and issued by our Covid-19 Sub-Committee to our club members.
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Our Commodore, Richard Hodgson, is regularly updating the membership with e-mails so please would all members keep checking their Inbox to see if Richard has issued a further Commodore’s Comments with some more current information.
28th May 2020
OUR SAILING SEASON DID GET UNDERWAY SO IF YOU WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION AS WHAT WE HOPE TO GET UP TO, AND WHEN, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL
At the moment recreational sailing is the only activity our members can engage in and all our other sailing activities remain suspended until further notice.
In normal times we hold three races on Sunday afternoons from the beginning of March through to the middle of December and during the summer months we also race on Wednesday evenings. Our Wednesday evening sailing is a welcome break in the work week and often has bigger fleets than those on Sunday.
Members can go out for an informal social sail on Sunday afternoons and Wednesday evenings. It’s not compulsory that you have to join in the club racing and at these times there will be patrol boats around plus there’s the benefit of chatting to our members for a ‘bit of advice’. You will find they are always happy to help you.
We also run ‘Friendly Friday’ sessions in the summer months which is the ideal opportunity for any club member, however inexperienced, to just go out and have a sail. One to one instruction can be arranged or just come along and have an informal & relaxed sail.
If you have any queries or want some further specific details then please contact us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com and we will get back to you.