A Fort William Sailing club on Loch Linnhe, in the Outdoor Capital of the UK, just 15 minutes walk from the centre. Lochaber Yacht Club was established in 1954 and has been very active ever since. If you live in the area and are interested in a new sport, you are welcome to come down to the Clubhouse on Thursday evenings to see around and look at some of our boats. We are a friendly club and welcome new members at any time of year.
Next Events in our Diamond Jubilee Year
Wayfarer Challenge - Sunday 17th August - picnic trip to .....? muster at 11.00
Challenger Weekend - 6/7 September, disabled sailors Travellers Series - helpers please, safety boats, shore party, galley.
Julilee Soutars Lass Cruise - Thursday 11th September, 6:30pm, Club Members and partners, booking in advance essential.
Mass Sailing event -"Barts Bash" - Saturday 21st September, start 14:00, 25 boats afloat needed to for LYC to register, a whole world event aiming at fund raising and a Guinness Record. See online at www.bartsbash.co.uk
LYC AGM- Tuesday 28th October, 19:30 in the clubhouse.
Annual Dinner/Prize-giving - Friday 28th November.
Thursday Club every week from 1000 hrs. All welcome. There are always jobs to do from maintaining the club boats to chopping firewood - you could even try sailing. Latest Thursday report available in the member's section.
Sailing in Fort William is a great sport. We are a Royal Yachting Association (RYA) recognised teaching establishment with a great resource of enthusiastic and experienced sailing coaches and instructors.
Club members - please see the Members section for more information, club mamagement details, rotas, results etc.