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
Maritime Quiz Night in the Clubhouse Saturday 8th March, 8 pm, BYOB.
Powerboat Refresher Sundays 16th and 23rd March. Highly recommended for those on the club safety boat roster
Fitting Out Supper Saturday 29th March 2014. First race of the season Sunday 30th March for the Frostbite Trophy.
Safety Boat Course 17-18th 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
Diamond Jubilee Regatta Week Monday 16th to Sunday 22nd 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.