see COVID-19 notice: Unfortunately due to current situation all sailing at the club has been suspended until further notice Come and meet us and have a look at our club

Leisure sailing and Racing takes place on Sunday, 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 ALL EVENTS CANCELLED (until further notice)


Leisure sailing and Racing takes place on Sunday. First Race starts around 12pm then another couple of races after lunch (varies). If you don't want to race just come and sail around.


The next event is the Longest Day race on 23rd June -- CANCELLED


Racing Calendar

Current Race Series:

Easter Series (6 races -- CANCELLED)


Next Race Series:

Early Summer Series (12 races)

1st June - 30th June

Open day - 26th April
Free Event - a day on the Water, BBQ (cancelled)

Wet Suits optional until 1st October

RYA Sailing Level 19th / 10th May 2020




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 runs the following courses each year for club members:

  • RYA Dinghy Level One  ~ For those who are complete beginners to dinghy sailing.
  • RYA Dinghy Level Two  ~ For those wishing to build up their basic skills.


Other courses run as required to meet members needs are

  • RYA Powerboat Level 1 & 2
  • RYA Safety Boat
  • RYA First Aid 


Click training here for full program.