Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club

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Welcome to Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club

Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club is based on Windmill Lake near the village of Earlswood
south of Birmingham UK.  We welcome both experienced sailors and those wanting to learn.

Sail Training Courses

Our formal training courses have now completed for 2014 and our new training dates will be published here later in the year.

Sailing Training makes a super, unusual birthday or Christmas present for him, or her, or kids!

April 15 course: TBA-we will take pencil bookings

July 2015 course: TBA-we will take pencil bookings

Email General Enquiries to: enquiries@earlswoodsc.co.uk

"Great atmosphere and very friendly",
"Great weekend - felt very welcome"
"Great course - very well run",
"Excellent practical course, gave a real feel to sailing!

2014 Sailing Programme is on the Sailing Prog Page

 

Admin Forms for Membership Renewal and Training can be found on the Admin Page.

Current news and events can be found in the latest Windmill Newsletter here (.PDF)

We have uploaded a few videos of sailing at Earlswood here: ELSC Video Page
and check out our You Tube channel.

We have some historic photos and previous Windmill Newsletters on our History Page

Latest Results are available here - ELSC Results

Having found our site you may be interested in joining the club or getting some dinghy sailing training.  Either way, welcome!
Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club, founded in 1960, has approximately 120 members.
The club water is 27 acres, and the clubhouse is situated overlooking the Lake.
If you’re an experienced sailor then you will enjoy our compact and testing circuit, if you’re a complete novice then you will appreciate never being far from the shore or a safety boat.

Sailing is open to most classes of boats - generally any monohull with a Portsmouth Yardstick between 948 and 1180 having a centre board or dagger board. Fleets exist for Merlin-Rocket, Enterprise, Menagerie, Laser, Topper, and Solo dinghies. Optimists are used by helms between 8 and 15 years of age.

Training to RYA standards is available at reasonable fees by arrangement with the club Training Principal.
Showers, changing rooms, lounge, kitchen and members bar are available.

Email General Enquiries to: enquiries@earlswoodsc.co.uk

ELSC Commodore ~Robert Marshall

Earlswood Lakes Sailing Club | Malthouse Lane | Earlswood | Solihull | West Midlands | B94 5RY

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