Ribble Cruising Club | Lytham | Lancashire
Sailing on the Ribble estuary since 1950

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    Postal Address

    Our Clubhouse & correspondence
    address is:

    The Promenade,
    Central Beach,
    Lytham,
    Lancashire,
    FY8 5LD.

    Telephone

    The club phone number is operative
    Tuesday and Friday Nights on:

    01253 739983

    Location Map

    Click below to view the location of our Clubhouse and Dock.

    Location Map

    Sailing Committee

    Welcome to the Sailing Committee page.

    Here you can find general information, forthcoming events, photographs and news articles about the Sailing Committee.

    Documents

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    Covid-19 Document -Risk Assessment (Fairhaven Lake Sailing)

    Covid-19 Document -Risk Assessment (Fairhaven Lake Sailing)

    Covid-19 Document Risk Assessment (Clubhouse Sailing)

    Covid-19 Document Risk Assessment (Clubhouse Sailing)

    Covid-19 Document Temp SOP (Clubhouse Sailing)

    Covid-19 Document Temp SOP (Clubhouse Sailing)

    Aug 26 2020 Fairhaven Sailing Attendees

    Aug 26 2020 Fairhaven Sailing Attendees

    Documents & Notices

    Committee notices and Notices to Mariners

    Fylde BC have advised us that Fairhaven Lake still remains closed for ALL types of watersports.

    Fylde BC have advised us that Fairhaven Lake still remains closed for ALL types of watersports.

    Crossfields of Arnside -2020 Conference by Arnside SC

    Crossfields of Arnside -2020 Conference by Arnside SC

    RYA Clubroom -September 2019

    RYA Clubroom -September 2019

    Rearranged 2019 MBSA Dinghy Regatta -14th and 15th September

    Rearranged 2019 MBSA Dinghy Regatta -14th and 15th September

    RYA News

    RYA News & Publications

    RYA Cruising News -December

    RYA Cruising News -December

    RYA Cruising News -October Edition

    RYA Cruising News -October Edition

    RYA -Up to Speed- September

    RYA -Up to Speed- September

    RYA Clubroom

    RYA Clubroom

    About the Sailing Committee

    The sailing committee is responsible for encouraging and organising all of the sailing which takes place at the club.

    Ribble Cruising club has three primary venues for sailing. Cruiser sailing, both on the river, and further a field is based at the Dock which is located at the boundary of Lytham to the east of the clubhouse and has direct (tidal) access to the River Ribble.

    Dinghy sailing is based at the main clubhouse at Central Beach, Lytham and during the summer months dinghy sailing is available for club members at Fairhaven Lake.

    The sailing committee establishes a sailing programme for the year (on suitable tidal weekends, Evenings, Bank Holidays) including two weekend Regattas per year and a series of other handicap race events and cruising in company events during the season. The programme is incorporated in the club handbook and published on the website.

    The Committee arranges the Race Management for the events including the Race Officer and outlines the start times, courses and number of races. It arranges the required Safety cover and maintains the safety boats. At significant racing events the committee provides Notices of Race and Sailing Instructions in line with RYA requirements.

    From time to time the committee will review the cruiser handicaps to ensure that there is competitive racing between the differing classes of cruiser. The Committee is actively pursuing the Provision of Sail training – Introductory and advanced – from Fairhaven Lake and at the main club.

    Dinghies are stored at the main club in sheltered dinghy tanks, there is a charge, per boat, for annual storage. The dinghy section operates a self help policy and it is expected that dinghy owners will attend various work parties throughout the year. There is also limited storage for dinghies at the shed at Fairhaven Lake where members may store boats (for a small charge) which they use for sail training at the Lake. The committee maintains a number of sailing dinghies for use by members at the Lake and on the river.

    Sailing Photo Galleries