Welcome to Milton Keynes Sailing Club
Welcome to Milton Keynes Sailing Club, formed in 1978 with the primary objective of promoting the sport of sailing in Milton Keynes. The club has a friendly and informal atmosphere, and visitors are always welcome to call into the club if they want see the facilities or need information regarding sailing membership. The club is affiliated to the RYA, and is an accredited training centre. RYA Level 1 and 2 courses in are run in both the spring and summer. You can sail throughout the year, however the canoe club and rowing clubs have a couple of exclusive evening sessions during the week and early sessions at the weekend. Racing takes place all day on Sundays throughout the year and on Wednesday evenings, light permitting. The club has its own Safety and Committee boats that are manned by RYA qualified Coxswains during all formal club water based activities. The club also has a number of single-handed and two-man dinghies available for use by club members, providing they can sail to the required RYA Level 2 standard.
MKSC sailor at Vareo Nationals
Report from Paul North (Vareo MKSC)
' I had a great time at the Nationals and didn’t come last :-) In the end there were 7 competitors at Aberdovey in North Wales and 29 in the RS300 fleet. In light winds on the first day I managed a 3rd and 2nd and was the overnight leader!!'
'Not so good on day 2 and after another 3 races I ended up in 4th. Day 3 saw huge seas and I broke my mast on the way to the start and was rescued by one of the safety boat! Only 2 of the Vareos finished the race in seas with about a 6-8 foot swell then racing was cancelled. I was offered a spare mast from one of the other Vareo sailors but discovered my hull was damaged during my rescue so I couldn’t compete in the 2 races on the last day. I finished in 5th but won the Masters trophy for first helm over 50 not in the top 4.'
Junior dates are now on the club calendar and available to download >>more
Please note we have changed our sailing slots this year. There is more shared time now.
Non free sessions are for the exclusive use of that club - so please do not take other club’s times Sailing craft to use leeward sides of pontoons - Oared craft to use windward sides during shared sessions