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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.

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Latest news

Jubilee Weekend Sailing

Sailing Away for the Jubilee The weekend saw something a bit different at the club to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. Saturday was our all-classes pursuit race which allowed dinghies and cruisers of all shapes and sizes to compete together on the same racetrack. The race management team of Kev and Helen did a sterling job managing the start times, radios transmissions, requests for timings from boats on the water, More »

Published 20:32 on 6 Jun 2022

Rudolph Regatta

The 11th December saw the inaugural Rudolph Regatta. This is an opportunity for newer members of the dinghy fleet to run an event, to demonstrate the skills they've learnt thanks to the dedicated and experienced members of the club who put so much in to coaching and improving the fleet. The Rudolph Race Management team had a great day running their first Regatta and would like to thank SYC members for their encouragement and guidance More »

Published 19:30 on 25 Dec 2021

Return of the Musto Skiffs

We had a great time hosting the Musto Skiff Class in the summer and this weekend they are back for an open event. Racing will take place in Whitburn Bay on 23 rd and 24 th October. Look out for them and their colourful spinnakers this weekend. It promises to be a great weekend's racing at SYC. More »

Published 19:06 on 19 Oct 2021

UKLA Autumn ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 Qualifier Event

Sunderland Yacht Club was pleased to welcome back the UKLA Laser fleet on 25th and 26th September for the UKLA Autumn ILCA 6 and ILCA 7 Qualifier event. The weekend delivered some excellent racing with over 70 boats participating. Well done to all the sailors, we hope you enjoyed your trip to SYC and many thanks to our SYC volunteers for running a great event! More »

Published 18:58 on 19 Oct 2021

Upcoming events

Jun 29

19:00 - Commodore Series 4

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 2

10:00 - Saturday Morning Dinghies

Social sailing session with the possibility of some coaching and training
Jul 2

12:55 - Saturday Summer Series 5&6

Summer Dinghy Series
Jul 3

10:30 - Early Bird Series 5

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 3

14:00 - PSA Series 5

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 5

18:55 - Tuesday Night Dinghy Series

Tuesday night dinghy racing. Warning signal not before 6:55pm
Jul 6

19:00 - Commodore Series 5

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 9

No Dinghy Racing

No dinghy racing due to Roker Regatta
Jul 9

17:23 - Roker Regatta

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 10

17:23 - Roker Regatta

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 12

18:55 - Tuesday Night Dinghy Series

Tuesday night dinghy racing. Warning signal not before 6:55pm
Jul 13

19:00 - Vaux 1

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme
Jul 16

10:00 - Saturday Morning Dinghies

Social sailing session with the possibility of some coaching and training
Jul 16

12:55 - Saturday Summer Series 7&8

Summer Dinghy Series
Jul 17

17:24 - Cruiser Race Special

Part of the 2022 SYC cruiser racing programme

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