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.
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
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
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