Newtownards Sailing Club

Situated at the north end of Strangford Lough close to Newtownards.

The premier dinghy sailing club on Strangford Lough with GP 14 dinghies for hire on a daily basis. The Army Sailing Association is affiliated to the club. The clubhouse has just been newly built, with excellent modern facilities and bar. Adult group RYA sail training courses arranged each year in spring/early summer and children’s courses are run weekly during the summer. Individual sail training to RYA levels by appointment with N. de Cogan (028 9182 7890) or L Baalham (07974 699524) RYA Power boat training by appointment with Alistair Galloway (028 9186 1929) RYA Windsurfing training by appointment with Paddy Lyner (07803 908714)
Racing: April-August Thursday evenings at 7.30 pm
April-Mid-November Sundays 2.30pm
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

Mon – Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm, or anytime for members.
Club sailing on Sunday PM and Thursdays evenings during the summer.


Family membership £190, Single adult £180, members joining after August pay a pro-rata reduced fee.
GP14 boats for hire are available for both able bodied and disabled sailors

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Newtownards / Ards Visitor Information Centre

Location / Directions

3.5 miles down the Portaferry road out of Newtownards.
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