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UPDATE: More photos added after second night of storms. Storm Doris has whipped through the dinghy park over the last couple of days and has tipped over a few boats. Are any of them yours? [gallery link="file" columns="4"...read more
It is sad news that we announce the passing of Brian Wilkinson on Tuesday 17th January 2017. Brian, along with his wife Anne joined Bolton SC in 1985 and could be seen out on the water, supporting the club at social events and often keeping the outside of the...read more
25 & 26 February (9.30am to 4pm each day) MEMBERS SPECIAL PRICE: £50 per person (certificate and book included) If you are not a club member, please contact Warren on the details below for pricing information. 6 places 2 places remaining Every candidate will need...read more
Welcome to our website!
Whether you’re new to sailing and fancy having a go, or an old salty sea dog looking for a new club, you’ll hopefully find all the information you need here.
WLYC 24hr Race wins
Situated alongside our picturesque 40 hectare reservoir, in the midst of breath-taking countryside and the shadow of Winter Hill.
We are an RYA Recognised Training Centre, Volvo Champion Club, OnBoard Club, and Sailability Foundation Club. We’re also home to Lancaster University Sailing Club and Pendle Community High School Sailing Group.
Learning to sail
We have a large number of qualified Instructors and Senior Instructors who run up to four Royal Yachting Association (RYA) beginners courses each year.
Between April and September, we run races on Wednesday evenings.
Friday nights at Bolton are training nights for our Junior Members, with classes run both on and off the water for all ages and abilities.
Sundays are the main event at BSC, with 4 sets of races being run throughout the year (the Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter series), and 3 races per Sunday.