Telephone: 0114 2471452


With RYA recognition there is a boat to suit everyone, from performance boats to beginner craft, hire and tuition is available.

Private launches are available from 29th March 2021

Lessons and Hire will hopefully open from 17th May 2021

The Watersports and Activity Centre offers sailing hire and tuition to sailors of all standards and abilities. The main Watersports Lake is over 40 hectares and is almost 1 mile in length. 

The Centre is a recognised Royal Yachting Association (RYA) teaching establishment which ensures that our customers receive the highest standard of teaching from qualified instructors in the modern quality boats.

Hire takes place at specific times, customers are not required to produce certificates to hire our craft but customer competency will be checked prior to launch. Customers are advised to ring in advance to book a sailing session prior to their visit.

Hire times:

Saturday 11:00-12:30

Sunday 11:00-12:30

Wednesday 16:00-17:30 & 18:00-19:30

Rigging advice will be given to customers unfamiliar with our or dinghies and windsurfing boards.
Certificates of proficiency are not required to hire any of the equipment however customers will need to demonstrate competence in order to take out our craft.

For further information of our Sailing Courses and dates please click here


Firbeck Sailing Club is based at Rother Valley Country Park.

For information on the sailing club at the park and how to join visit their web site Firbeck Sailing Club at Rother Valley Country Park

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The club generally meets on Wednesdays and Sundays at Main Lake and their Club Area.



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