Clubs Racing Herons.
The Heron is raced all around the U.K and there is a lively set of competitive events throughout the year. You will see upcoming dates published on the calendar on the front page of the website and in the newsletters. If you would like to get more involved, have a go and make the current champions sweat, please do feel free to come along. The more Herons sailed the better.
Along with the published Association Events, there are many clubs throughout the U.K who have active Heron fleets. You will find listed below, those who often host open/championship events and who sail regularly throughout the year in their standard race calendar. For example, Chipstead sailing Club in Kent has a very active fleet, where many Herons are often out every Sunday competing in the Heron Points class racing.
Hopefully you will find a club geographically near you to get your Heron onto the water. Similarly, if you represent a club with a Heron fleet or would like to get one going, please make contact through the Contact Us page at the bottom and we will happily list you on the website.
Eyott SC: Based in the riverside town of South Woodham Ferrers in the Essex countryside. The twists and turns of the creek combine with the tidal flow to challenge all levels of sailing ability whilst providing a safe learning environment for inexperienced members. The club has been sailing from this site and on these waters for over sixty years.
Chipstead Sailing Club: Located in beautiful area of Kent, just outside Sevenoaks. Competitive racing and a friendly club.
Yeadon Sailing Club: is a family orientated club with a good mix of leisure and competitive sailing opportunities located near Leeds Bradford Airport in Yorkshire. Yeadon Tarn is a safe and easy to access lake, located in a popular park.
Huddersfield Sailing Club based at Boshaw Whams Reservoir 1.5 miles south of Holmfirth in West Yorkshire.
Welton Sailing Club: based on Welton Waters, these are a group of former Clay Pits located on the banks of the Humber estuary about 3 miles from the Humber Bridge. The lake is one of the largest sailing lakes in the area, having an area of some 100 acres. Its safe, enclosed waters make it an ideal place to learn to sail. However it is also an excellent racing location.
Priory Sailing Club: The Priory Water Sports Centre is shared by Priory Sailing Club and Bedfordshire Canoeists Association and located in Bedfordshire.