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
Powerboat Course 12 -13 April
D Day 70th Anniversary Monday 5th May -ships leave FW Pier 10am - watch, sail, fly the flags...
"Go Wild on the Canal" - Saturday 17th May, fly the LYC burgee at Banavie Basin
Safety Boat Course 17 -18th May
Sail Caledonia classic boats rally, launch and leave LYC Saturday 24th May
Sailing Courses: - Juniors 4th to 8th July; Adults, Level 1 and 2 weekends 31st May/1st June and 7/8 and 14/15 June.
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.