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 1952 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.
Wednesdays - Dinghy points series races.
Thursday 25th April - From 1830hrs club sailing and each Thursday throughout the summer.
Monday 29th April - The first keelboat race - the Brass Monkey - also counts for the first of the points series.
Courses will be run at various dates through the season. See the fixture list for dates and the Learn to Sail page for details and application forms.
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.