Summer's coming, ever thought of sailing a dinghy for outside fun and exercise?

Come and meet us and have a look at our club on Sundays from 12 noon to about 4pm

  • Dinghy sailors from complete beginners to competent sailors are welcome
  • Our aim is to promote 'Affordable Sailing', fresh air, exercise, personal development and value for the membership fee
  • The club is situated close to the M4 south of Reading


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 What's on & Diary Dates


Leisure sailing on Sundays from 11am 

First Race starts around 12pm then another couple of races after lunch.

If you don't want to race just come and sail around.

Current Race Series:

Spring Series

26th March to 21st May

Next Race Series:

Early Summer Series
6th June to 9th July

The Island club newsletter new edition published (issue 210). Copies in the clubhouse and in the members area online.

RYA level-1 Three juniors and 4 adults now have level 1.
Goring SC visit A superb day with some sun and a decent breeze. Congrats to GTSC for winning the trophy. We play away at Goring in the Autumn.

Wednesday evening improvers. These  have started. If enough members are interested we can race or just have a relaxing sail around the lake if not. Even if members don't want to sail a few spare pairs of hand will help man the safety boat or help rig dinghies.

Longest Day Race The Longest Day race will take place  on Sunday 25th June. The race will be a relay race lasting about 5 hours in which the crew in a particular boat will change over several times. We aim to start the race around 11AM. More details nearer the time.





















 Training Programme

The Island Sailing Club, Reading is affiliated to the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and is one of the RYA Recognised Training Establishments. It is inspected by the RYA every year when training and safety standards are thoroughly checked.

The club usually runs two RYA Dinghy Level One courses each year for club members who are complete beginners to dinghy sailing.

The club also runs Dinghy Level Two courses for our members. Other courses that are offered for our members are Safety Boat and Powerboat handling and in assisting sailors in difficulty.

Click training here for full program.