Royal Windermere Yacht Club, Bowness-on-WindermereRoyal Windermere Yacht Club, Bowness-on-Windermere
Sailing / Yacht Club
A family friendly yacht club catering for racing and cruising on Windermere. Classes – Mirror, Laser, GP14, RS400, Flying 15, Windermere 17. Our history is a long one. Regattas on Lake Windermere were recorded as long ago as 1818 and the Windermere Sailing Club was formed in 1860. The Royal Warrant was granted in 1887, Queen Victoria’s Jubilee year. We are priviliged to have His Royal Highness Prince Charles as an honoury life member. The original club house was built in 1889 on the shore of Bowness Bay and the present Club House was built in 1965 on the same site.