Waldringfield Sailing Club


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What’s happening?

  • 28th Oct – Sunday Carvery – Raffle in aid of RNLI
    28th Oct – Sunday Carvery – Raffle in aid of RNLI

    Bar will be open from 1230hrs on the day with meal service available from 1300hrs until 1400hrs Carvery will be Two Course with choice of Roast Beef, Roast Chicken or Vegetable Terrine Anthony Mason w...

  • NEW – Start Racing Dates – Sat 22nd Sept & Sat 6th Oct
    NEW – Start Racing Dates – Sat 22nd Sept & Sat 6th Oct

    We have new start racing dates firmed up for sessions 8&9 – Sat 22nd Sept & Sat 6th Oct 09:00 – 12:00.   Saturday 22nd session will be led by Peter Mills and supported by Tony Gear...

  • Volunteers Required for Galley Roles!
    Volunteers Required for Galley Roles!

    Dear Members, we now have important and essential roles to fill in the Galley to help with its smooth operation. The work needn’t be particularly onerous and the majority of it can be done from...

  • Road Trailers and Launching Trolleys
    Road Trailers and Launching Trolleys

    We now have a number of road trailers and launching trolleys that have been left in the car park, but have no identification markings and have not arranged summer storage. If you recognise one of thes...

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Sailing Opportunities at Waldringfield

Our Pathway

Our pathway helps you to understand the opportunities to learn and take part in sailing activities at Waldringfield.

Our Participation Pathway
Whatever your sailing background; from complete newcomer to expert, and whether you are interested in racing or just going for a leisurely sail, then get in touch with the relevant contact below to find out what we offer and how you can get involved.

See below for more details

Why join Waldringfield?

  1. The best spot on the beautiful river Deben
  2. Friendly, family-oriented people
  3. Strong junior section
  4. RYA Recognised Training Centre
  5. Emphasis on one-design racing
  6. Easy access to great yacht moorings

Start Sailing

Learn to sail at Waldringfield

Do you want to Start Sailing?

RYA approved training courses for novices and improvers

Contact Kay Maddox

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Go Sailing

Go Sailing at Waldringfield

Do you want to Just Go Sailing?

Join our social sailing activities in dinghies and yachts,

Contact Oriel O’Loughlin

find out more…

Start Racing

Start racing at Waldringfield Sailing Club

Do you want to Start Racing?

Crewing opportunities and learning from the experts

Contact Tony Geary

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Go Racing

Go racing at Waldringfield Sailing Club

Go Racing in one of our core classes;

Cadet, Dragonfly, Laser, Lark, RS200, Squib, Wayfarer

Contact: relevant class captain

Find out more…

Support Sailing

Support Sailing

Would you like to Support our Sailing?

Would you like to help on our support or race management boats?

Contact: John Smith

Find out more…

Join the Fun

Join the fun

Would you like to Join our Club?

Contact: Cathy Fish

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Children’s Sailing at Waldringfield


Pirates & Mermaids

Introduce your children to our river

Informal beach and water based activities for the under 7s

Contact Catherine Hughes

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Junior Sailing Club

Junior sailing club

Saturday morning Junior Sailing Club

A two stage programme; introduction to sailing followed by an introduction to racing with the emphasis on having fun

Contact: Julian Rains

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Go Racing

Junior racing at Waldringfield Sailing Club

Go racing in our Cadet or Topper fleets

Enjoy the challenge of learning to race, and develop friendships for life.

Cadet Contact:Jamie Whittle

Topper Contact: Julian Rains

Find out more…


Go Kayaking

You can now book one of our club Kayaks. Great for exploring the parts of the river other boats cannot reach. Find out more…

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Key Information


Click to open the 2018 programme (PDF)

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Duty Rota

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Photo Albums

Photo Gallery

Latest album:

Cartoon Open Meeting (Sun 9th Sept)  © Robert Deaves

Cartoon Open Meeting (Sat 8th Sept)  © Alexis

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