Sailing Clubs and Associations:
Sailing clubs and associations based in and around Cumbria and the Lake District:
Old Gaffers Association Lake District - traditionally rigged boats based at Glenridding Sailing Centre on Ullswater
Marinas and Launching:
Derwentwater Marina, in Portinscale near Keswick - Marina and launching, boat hire, instruction, RYA approved centre.
Canoe sailing gear and groups:
make sailing canoes, rigs and accessories for the keen sailor - their boats are great fun to sail!
The Open Canoe Sailing Group
is an active club for canoe sailers - members meet around the country and go on some impressive expeditions.
David Boyd Piper Class Dayboat:
We've had requests for more information about the Piper Class Dayboats - some useful links are:
A replica of the Piper Class - the Rustler 24 - is "inspired by the classic designs of the last century" their website includes some action video.