Discover Sailing


2022 will bring new opportunities for you and your family to DISCOVER SAILING

Throughout the summer months we will set aside some Saturday mornings for your family or group of friends and to go out in company, with an experienced Sailing Instructor. At Hollowell, we use Wayfarer dinghy’s as a training boat, this can take up to four people.
DATES: Saturday 14th May, 18th June & 3rd Sept

If you're looking for a fun activity that you can pursue alone, or with family and friends, then sailing is definitely for you! Whether you are aged 8 to 88, our 'Discover Sailing' Open Day and taster sessions are a great opportunity for you and your family to get out on the water and find out what this wonderful sport is all about. Would you like to learn a new skill, or build your children's confidence on the water?

We extend a warm invitation to anyone who would like to come and visit our marvellous facilities and discover more about the opportunities we offer our members.

Pre -booking is required and life-jackets will be provided. If hoping to undertake a sailing taster, wear warm clothes with a waterproof jacket. The exact programme for the day is dependent on weather conditions and subject to alteration.

The trial sessions are FREE. We look forward to meeting you and introducing you to Watersports. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE

Note 'WEBCOLLECT' is our secure section for booking and paying online. These 'Teaster Sessions' are FREE - however, you will need to register and login with WebCollect to proceed with your booking

What’s new for 2022

STAND-UP PADDLEBORADING - that’s new! Come down and have a look at our wonderful facilities. The reservoir is a pleasure to explore and a great place to bring the whole family. MORE

Hollowell Sailing Club is a fully affiliated Training Center (still volunteeer run). As a member we can offer you sailing lessons for all ages and abiliites. A popular course is the RYA Powerboat (PB2).

Where is Hollowell Sailing Club?

Hollowell Reservoir is set in an attractive valley in the north of Northamptonshire just off the A5199. Leicester is approximately 20 miles north, and Northampton 10 miles south. When approaching from the north you will need to go through the village of Guilsborough. From Northampton turn off at Creaton and after going through Hollowell village turn right at the top off the hill. Watch out! - club entrance is hidden by the bend at the top! Our postcode NN6 8RN.

For anyone interested in becoming a club member, we have a variety of membership packages from individual junior membership to full family membership.
As well as giving you full access to all of our the sailing club activities, membership entitles you to discounted rates to all of our training courses as well as access to hire (for a small charge), one of our numerous club boats

To get in touch either send us an email or call into the club when we are running organised racing.