The Club welcomes both dinghy and cruiser sailor members. Dinghy races take place most Sundays between April and December. There is a variety of dinghy classes sailed at Wivenhoe Sailing Club. The local Wivenhoe One Design (WOD) class is popular and often results in close competition.    

Wivenhoe is an excellent location for cruiser sailors, convenient for continental trips and with local east coast estuaries offering both marina facilities and quiet anchorages.The Club has cruiser moorings for members and is well equipped to enable cruiser sailors to lay-up at the clubhouse and launch using our own slipway. 

The Club provides social events throughout the year, but especially during the winter months. The Club was founded in 1925 by a small group of local yachtsmen and moved to the current premises in 1994.  Click here for an aerial view of the clubhouse.     Another aerial view of the clubhouse.

Clubhouse Opening Times
Friday       20:30hrs - 23:00hrs Main Club Night                                                        
Sunday     12:00hrs - 14:00hrs
Monday    21:00hrs - 23:00hrs
Thursday  20:00hrs - 23:00hrs Carpet Bowls                                                                  

Club Notices

  • WOD Association Tapas Night
    Posted 10 Feb 2015, 13:16 by eric strudwick
  • AGM March 6th 2015 The next Annual General Meeting will be held March 6th 2105, @ 19.30.The AGM agenda which has now been sent to all members, is available here together with the ...
    Posted 21 Feb 2015, 01:22 by eric strudwick
  • Should WSC become a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC)? To read the article in Mainsheet Christmas 2014, please click here. Useful on-line sources of information:                                                                                                   HMRC operate the scheme.      HMRC Guidance  on CASC                                               HMRC, recent changes to the ...
    Posted 9 Jan 2015, 15:52 by eric strudwick
  • Wallet Ball March 7th 2015 Booking required by end of Jan, please contact Stuart Bannerman to reserve your place!!  Scroll down for menu and wine list.Click here for the Menu           Click here for the ...
    Posted 2 Jan 2015, 02:43 by eric strudwick
  • Club Calendars available now!! Limited edition; art-quality reproductions of photographs taken by club members of the ‘Sailing Year’, 2013/14;'Appointments calendar’ A4 - landscape format -  good quality paper which is easy to write ...
    Posted 17 Nov 2014, 11:58 by eric strudwick
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How to Join WSC

Applications for membership are invited from sailors of all kinds and others with a genuine interest in sailing and the sea. For more information see here.