We provide comprehensive, personalized instruction!
We are pleased to announce that boats will soon be seen back on the water at the reservoir and while we normally welcome visitors and spectators we would ask that until such a time we can train and run courses, the club will only be open for existing members.
We will however start to organise training courses as soon as possible and will welcome all those that have contacted us for sailing and rowing courses.
If you would like more detail or have questions please ask using our contact us page.
If you have any questions or specific requirements please call - Details found on contact page.
We had a fantastic day for our annual push the boat out, nice bit of wind as well.
See if you can find yourself on our gallery.
We are now an RYA affiliated keelboat training center.
We run a a range of courses, from beginner to experienced dinghy sailor conversion courses (1 Day or assessment only dependent).
A usually larger, more stable boat with a keel that stops the boat from capsizing. Keelboats are a step up in size from dinghies, more like a small manageable yacht.
Learn to sail keelboats with our specially designed courses, these are ideal for those who want to start sailing but feel small dinghies might not be right for them. The keelboat offers a different sailing challenge but one that does not necessarily require the same level of fitness and mobility than for those starting out in smaller dinghies.
Dudley Sailing Club operate from Lodge Farm Reservoir in the heart of the Black Country, we are a well established club with nearly 60 years at the site, we are a proud member of the RYA with our Dinghy, Keel boat and Power boat instructors all RYA approved. The reservoir is a unique body of water to sail within the Midlands area as we are one of the only clubs to not only support but instruct Keel boat sailing. We have excellent facilities including a fully stocked bar, training room, FOC car park, kitchen, changing room with showers, heated club house, garage for maintenance and gated boat yard.
We are a registered RYA keel boat training center with fully qualified keel boat instructors, keel boats are a different kind of sailing to dinghys, they are easier and aimed at all ranges of people whether your young or old, mobile or have mobility issues keel boat sailing is a fantastic past time for all the family. We offer level 1, 2 and 3 Keel Boat courses.
We are a registered RYA Dinghy sailing training center with fully qualified instructors, Dinghy sailing is a more active sport with emphasis on balancing the boat, there are many classes of Dinghy so whether your into racing or just leisure sailing we can off Level 1, 2 and 3 RYA Dingy Sailing Courses.
If you have questions about the opportunities available to you in our programs, feel free to send us a message. We will get back to you as soon as possible.
We have varied opening times so please contact us if you would like to visit.