Welcome to Sunderland Yacht Club
If you want to learn to sail, improve your racing, cruise the beautiful North East coastline or enjoy a drink with unrivaled sea-views, SYC offers everything you need and a warm welcome.
We are a friendly, family orientated club offering a warm welcome to anyone with an interest in sailing. Whether you are a beginner, looking for RYA training or seeking the competitive thrill of racing, we offer everything you need.
Our prime location makes us ideal for many water sports, we have active cruisers and racers in both dinghies and keel-boats as well as paddle-boarders and kayaks joining to enjoy the club’s facilities.
For those not too sure about their sea legs yet we offer social membership which allows you to enjoy our bar and galley facilities in beautiful surroundings.
Sunderland Yacht Club is pleased to extend a warm welcome to the Musto Skiff Class for the 2021 UK MUSTO Skiff National Championships Thursday 29th July to Sunday 1st August 2021. The club has a long history with the Skiff class and we are very much looking forward to hosting the event and welcoming them back to our club. Racing of the 60+ strong fleet will take place in Whitburn Bay over the 4 More »
Published 12:34 on 28 Jul 2021
This weekend on the 10th & 11th July 2021 sees the club hosting the Roker Regatta. Always a great event in the sailing calendar. Racing will take place between Sunderland Harbour Entrance and Whitburn Bay. Members of any Club recognised by NECRA are welcome to enter or if you'd just like to watch some great racing, look out for us in the Bay. More »
Published 15:32 on 7 Jul 2021
Congratulations to the 5 new and existing members on the level one course over the bank holiday weekend. Everyone came on leaps and bounds in confidence and competence and Steve and I really enjoyed teaching the course. Teaching the entire course outside was a throwback to my years teaching abroad, without the temperatures to match, but the smiles and screams of delight were worth it. If you were on the course make sure you get More »
Published 20:46 on 6 May 2021
Many thanks to all those who played a part in making lift-in a safe and successful day. An awful lot of work went on behind the scenes before the day and continued on all through the day. It was a relief to many, to see boats start moving just over 12 months after we first locked down. Here's to a safe, healthy and hopefully more positive year. More »
Published 19:54 on 1 May 2021