***** OPEN DAY Monday 4th May come and have at look at us ***** for details see below

but note that the old railway bridge is closed at the moment. There's a diversion signposted

  • Dinghy sailors from complete beginners to competent sailors are welcome
  • Our aim is to promote 'Affordable Sailing', fresh air, exercise, personal development and value for the membership fee 
  • The club is situated close to the M4 south of Reading
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What's on

Current Series - Spring Series.

Leisure sailing Sundays from 11am 

First Race starts around 12pm then two after lunch. If you don't want to race just come and sail around.

The first of this Summer's Wednesday Evening Sailing sessions start on the 13th May around 6pm and will continue until mid or late July. They are an opportunity to take advantage of the longer evenings to practice sailing, to just have a quiet sail around the lake or even to have a race.





Diary Dates

Family Open Day Monday 4th May. Members please arrive to prepare the club from about 9am and visitors arrive from 12noon.

There will be rides around the lake, weather permitting, a barby and a chance to meet members and to chat.

The Single Handed Open series will take place on Sunday 10th May. Three races open to members in any boat that is sailed single handed, even though the boat can be sailed with two crew. The first race at 12noon, the second around 2pm and the third ASAP after the second.There will be a trophy for the overall winner of the 3 races.

The first of this Summer's Wednesday Evening Sailing sessions start on the 13th May around 6pm. 








 Training Programme

The Island Sailing Club, Reading is affiliated to the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and is one of the RYA Recognised Training Establishments. It is inspected by the RYA every year when training and safety standards are thoroughly checked.

The club usually runs two RYA Dinghy Level One courses each year for club members who are complete beginners to dinghy sailing.

The club also runs Dinghy Level Two courses for our members. Other courses that are offered for our members are Safety Boat and Powerboat handling and in assisting sailors in difficulty.

Click training here for full program.