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.
The 2023 Roker Dinghy Regatta saw 2 days of great sailing at Sunderland Yacht Club. Saturday started a little slowly, with boats sat rigged on the beach as the sailors waited patiently for the wind. Thankfully the launch signal came and racing began in a sunny Seaburn Bay. Two races in light conditions. Saturday night was spent at SYC, with great food from the galley and live music. Sunday provided improved conditions More »
4 Sep 2023
Calling all dinghy sailors! Put the 2nd and 3rd of September in your dairy for what promises to be an exciting weekend of racing with the return of the SYC Roker Dinghy Regatta. The weekend will see a full programme of racing as well as food and entertainment throughout. Entries should be made online here - £20 for double handed and £15 for single handed boats (£15/£10 for SYC members). Further More »
7 Aug 2023
Congratulations to David Atkinson and crew winners of the SB20 Northern Area Championships 2023 at Sunderland Yacht Club (SYC). A dark and stormy weekend resulted in a reduced race programme with the PRO (Dave Boatman) ensuring safe sailing time was maximised despite the challenging weather conditions. Competitors enjoyed the hospitality and entertainment of SYC on Saturday evening before heading home on Sunday a little earlier than originally planned. Event Photos More »
19 Jul 2023
Sunderland Yacht Club Roker Regatta 2023 - incorporating SB20 Northern Area Championships Building on the success of last year's event, the Sunderland Yacht Club Roker Regatta will be back on 15th and 16th July. This year the event also incorporates the SB20 Northern Championships. As in 2022, the event will consist of five races over the two days across three classes - 1, 2 & 3 (white More »
26 Jun 2023
17:00 - Children's Christmas PartyTicket price includes: Entertainment Kids meal Drink
19:00 - SYC Annual DinnerThe Sunderland Yacht Club Annual Dinner is back with a