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  • Congratulations to our 2023 winners

    Congratulations to all the Ely SC cup, trophy and award winners who received their prizes at the 2023 Laying Up Supper. The photos from the presentations are now on the club website. Awards 2023 Many thanks to the Social Committee for arranging a really fabulous night

    Published 08:46 on 19 Nov 2023

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    Ely Cadets Win at the final Cambs Youth League 2023 Event

    Seven Ely SC cadets travelled to Hunts SC for the final round of the 2023 Cambs Youth League. With a moderate, gusty easterly throughout the day our squad of awesome cadets had some challenging conditions. However all of them stuck at it and sailed extremely well, through all three races. At the end of the day the Ely cadets came home with an impressive haul of medals and trophies.

    Published 19:41 on 14 Oct 2023

  • Sailing Instructions - ITCA Eastern Region Topper Traveller Round 7 - 10th Sept

    Ely Sailing Club will host Round 7 of the ITCA Eastern Region Traveller Series Round 7 (aka Topper Open) on Sunday 10th September. Entries are being taken via the ITCA website: Event: Eastern Topper Traveller Round 7 - RTG Selector Event ( The Sailing Instructions areavailable to download below.

    Published 11:14 on 7 Sep 2023

  • Notice of Race - ITCA Topper Eastern Region Traveller Series Round 7 - 10th Sep

    Ely Sailing Club will host Round 7 of the ITCA Eastern Region Traveller Series Round 7 (aka Topper Open) on Sunday 10th September. Entries are being taken via the ITCA website: Event: Eastern Topper Traveller Round 7 - RTG Selector Event ( The Notice of Race is available to download below.

    Published 20:39 on 14 Aug 2023

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    Ely SC on tour on the Norfolk Broads

    A group of 15 Ely sailors have had a grand day out on the Norfolk Broads. The club hired 3 Rebel class boats from Hunters Yard. With moderate winds the staff at Hunters recommended a reef and storm jib on each boat. After a while of working out which bit of rope did what (Is that the gaff halyard or the lifting halyard? Dunno, try giving it a pull) we made our way out

    Published 07:20 on 30 Jul 2023

  • July Sailing Course Cancelled

    Unfortunately we have had to cancel the July Adult and Cadet course due to the forecast of strong winds that are higher than our safety limit. We will be pushing out details of a replacement date as soon as we have confirmed instructor availability.

    Published 21:01 on 14 Jul 2023

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    Ely SC Cadets On Tour in the Norfolk Broads

    A group of 6 Ely SC cadets, plus 4 members of the clubs Instructor Team have had a fantastic trip to the Norfolk Broads. Two crews assembled on Saturday morning at the fabulous Hunters Yard to each sail a vintage Rebel class keel boat. The cadets all completed their RYA level 4 course back in April. The Rebel class boats were certainly a change to the Toppers that the cadets usually sail, but

    Published 17:12 on 9 Jul 2023

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    Ely Cadets Win at the Home Leg of Cambs Youth League

    Saturday 1st July saw the 3rd leg of this years Cambs Youth League take place at Ely SC. The 20 competitors from around the county were greeted to a moderate, blustery westerly breeze. Two flights raced with a mixed fleet of Toppers and an Optimist going off first and the Lasers 5 minutes later. Edward Human had an excellent days racing, improving by a place in each race; finishing 8th on the day, resulting

    Published 20:59 on 3 Jul 2023

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    Ely Cadets Win at Grafham leg of Cambs Youth League 23

    4 Ely Sailing Club cadets (Edward, Fergus, Kieran and Jashan) attended the Grafham leg of this years Cambridgeshire Youth League. On arrival at Grafham there were some nervous sailors and parents looking at the quite challenging conditions and a much bigger area of water to what were used to at Roswell Pits. Just Kieran nonchalantly shrugged with confidence This is nothing (hes been sailing all over the country in Topper events). Getting the

    Published 19:11 on 4 Jun 2023

  • Camweld Trophy 2023

    Congratulations to Phil, our club Commodore, who won the Camweld Trophy on Sunday 30th May. All the results are available under the Sailing menu.

    Published 20:36 on 2 May 2023

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    Ely SC Cadets gain their RYA stage 3 & 4 qualifications

    Well done to all the Ely SC cadets that achieved their RYA stage 3 & 4 qualifications. Some great skills improvement on show and lots of fun

    Published 20:19 on 23 Apr 2023

  • Club Open Day (13th May) and Evening (19th May)

    The annual club open day takes place on Saturday 13th May from 1pm to 4pm. This free event is open to all. If youre interested in giving sailing a try come along for a taster. Sailing tasters and boat tours of the lake areavailable. Our sailing courses will open for booking on this day. BBQ, snacks, hot and cold drinks will be available. An open evening will take place on

    Published 09:00 on 15 Apr 2023

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