Business name : Bolton Lake Yacht Club

Bolton Sailing Club was founded in 1952 on Belmont Reservoir and is recognised as one of the foremost Sailing Clubs in the North of England, where it is served by a well-appointed Clubhouse and dinghy park.
From its original four members, it now has a membership of approximately 400 which includes ordinary, family, associate, senior, and junior members.
Belmont Reservoir is located just to the north of Bolton at Belmont Village and provides a large area of open water for interesting sailing.
The Sailing Club is a Recognised RYA Training Centre, OnBoard Club and Sailability Foundation Club. We are also home to Lancaster University Sailing Club and Pendle Community High School Sailing Group.
When can I sail?
There is a varied racing and training programme throughout the season which runs from the beginning of April to Christmas. From October a regular series of lectures is held on Friday evenings. Sailing is generally held on:
Sundays – 10 am to 6 pm (Adult Training from 10am, Racing from 12pm)
Wednesday Evenings (Racing from 7pm)
Friday Evenings (Practice Night/Junior Training)
Regular Open meetings are held throughout the season.
What can I sail?
Several classes of dinghy are sailed giving a wide choice for differing tastes. Class racing is organized for Merlin Rocket, GP14, Optimists and Juniors. Handicap racing for other mono hull centreboard dinghies with a Portsmouth yardstick is also provided. It is not necessary to own a boat to become a member.
Whats on offer…
Organised Racing
RYA Training Courses
Rescue Boats
Secure Dinghy Park
Great Social Evenings
The Club House is equipped with:
Ladies and Gents changing rooms with hot showers
Comfortable lounge and viewing area
Large Day Room and Dining Area
Spacious Galley serving lunches and refreshments – you may of course, bring your own snacks!
Childrens Play Area
Well stocked bar