Chew Valley Lake is the biggest inland waterway in the south-west of England and a great place to sail. The lake is situated on the northern edge of the beautiful Mendip hills, eight miles south of Bristol.

Covid-19 update 05-Jan-21


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Club Calendar for Chew Valley Lake Sailing Club

The picturesque surroundings make the lake a popular destination for walkers, picnickers, bird watchers and anglers as well as sailors.

On the water, the Club can easily cater for fleets of over one hundred boats and we have in the past been called upon to host many large events. Five separate slipways enable easy launching. Off the water, the clubhouse facilities include large changing rooms, hot showers, galley run by professional caterer (serving hot and cold lunches, light refreshments and drinks) at the weekends, a fully licensed bar and terrace overlooking the lake.

We also cater for disabled people with facilities on both floors and a lift.

The Club is open for sailing on Wednesday, Thursday (limited hours)  and every weekend with racing held on Wednesday evenings and Sundays. Various sailing courses are held at the club including RYA training, various youth training, powerboat training, race officer training as well as more informal training run within each fleet. A selection of dinghies is also available for members to try. Please refer to New Members Information for more details.

If you are interested in joining the club then why not come down on a Saturday or Sunday, have a chat with one of our friendly members and have a look at what we have to offer. In the meantime please view more membership information or this FAQ.

Covid-19 update 05-Jan-21

The Sailing Club will be closed from midnight on Tuesday 05-Jan-21 until further notice

Sadly we are once again in ‘Lockdown’ and our Sailing Club is obliged to close.

I will keep you updated on any changes to the rules as they apply to us. In the meantime I would encourage you all to stay safe in the hope that we will be able to resume sailing as soon as possible.

John Smalley Commodore

Sailing and Social Report 02-Feb-21

Sailing Club News – Tuesday 02-Feb-21

There is very little ‘news’ on the Chew sailing front to report, though we remain hopeful that, once the schools are allowed to re-open, we might be […]

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