Wimbleball Sailing Club

Wimbleball Sailing Club is a friendly family club open to all, providing dinghy sailing, racing and RYA sail training. We are located at Wimbleball Lake, a large reservoir of 385 acres on the east side of Exmoor National Park, a short drive from Minehead, Tiverton, Taunton and Wellington.

Wimbleball is one of the most beautiful inland sailing locations in the country. It is a popular venue for visiting clubs and class association meetings - you are welcome to compete in our regular Sunday races, or we can organise racing on Saturdays and bank holidays as required.

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We are a Royal Yachting Association certified training centre. We have a fleet of training boats for all ages and abilities. All of our instructors are active Club sailors, ensuring that you will receive training from knowledgeable and experienced sailors.


Not only do we host a number of open events and inland championships, we also hire our facilities to youth and activity groups for both on-water and off-water programmes.
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Current Sailing times due to Covid-19 restrictions

Regular Sailing times (May-September) - when Covid-19 restrictions are lifted

Regular Sailing times (October-April) - subject to change due to Covid-19


Racing

The Club organises racing every Sunday throughout the year with generally 2 races in the winter and 3 in the summer. The races start at 11:30am.
Winter sailing format: two races back to back starting at 11:30am Summer racing format: one race in the morning starting at 11.30am plus 2 races in the afternoon (back to back) starting not before 13.30pm.