The Sailing Lake at Tallington provides an ideal venue for Dinghy Sailors. A separate lake with clear, good quality water (from underground springs) provides a great Sailing Centre in the UK. Tallington offers changing and shower facilities, and a warm welcome for all members and non-members.
The lakes are open all year depending on the weather and the Sailing Centre facilities are open daily from April 1 to September 30:
peak (summer holidays and weekends) from 9.30am to 6.30pm
Alternative showers and changing facilities are located at the main reception area open all year where refreshments are also available.
All sailing courses are run by fully qualified RYA instructors on our dedicated sailing lake.
Our fleet currently boasts: 4 x Topaz Taz, 8 x Topaz, 2 x Topaz Race and 2 x Omega.
All participants must complete a disclaimer before entering the water for the first time. Activity Disclaimer please click here.
Please note: cancellation or alteration of bookings must be provided with a minimum of 48 hours notice to allow transfer, or credit note. No refunds given.
Access to Tallington Lakes and use of all facilities is strictly at the individuals risk. Tallington Lakes will not accept liablilty for any accident or injury however caused. Please note: The lakes are not supervised:
If you are wishing to launch your own craft you will need insurance and purchase a launch permit from the Main Office.
From 01 April to 31 March
Dinghy £160 (insurance is required)
Dinghy £12 (insurance is required).
Sailing kit is available to hire as follows:
Topaz Uno Hire (1 hr): £20
Topaz Omega Hire (1 hr): £35
All persons wishing to hire kit only, must hold the appropriate competency certificate: Sailing RYA Level 2.
Have a go session £60 – 1 1/2 hours
RYA junior sailing courses are specially designed to provide the perfect learning environment for young sailors. All courses and prices are based on a group (2 or more).
Have a go session £50 – 1 1/2 hours
Please note attendance on a course does not guarantee an RYA endorsed certificate.
Hire an instructor for £30 per hour (equipment hire not included).
Practise your skills in regular club meetings where RYA instructors will organise fun sessions with advice and guidance for improving your skills.
Saturday 9.30am – 11am
April to September £35 per session (sessions must be booked at least one week in advance).
Pre requirements for the club are RYA Stage 1 or equivalence sailing experience.
Please book now by telephone or emailing us.