Welcome to Colne Yacht Club

Contact us - Tel: 01206 302594

Email: waterside@colneyachtclub.org.uk

One of the finest Yacht Clubs on the East Coast of England, the Colne Yacht Club, based at Brightlingsea near Colchester in Essex, sports the finest views out over Brightlingsea Creek,  the River Colne and the Blackwater Estuary.

Visitors Are Extremely Welcome to Colne Yacht Club

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Our Sailing Activities and Facilities


Colne Yacht Club is one of the oldest and best established on the East Coast, with its origins stretching back to the 1870s.
Nestling on the waterfront in Brightlingsea, Essex the Clubhouse overlooks the harbour and estuary. Ideally located for local or distance sailing, we run a varied programme of racing and cruising to encourage all levels of skills and boats, and have an active social programme running throughout the year. Funded by the National Lottery via Sport England, Colne Yacht Club was the first UK club to offer sail training and the use of keelboats to its members.
Brightlingsea is a popular destination for visiting clubs who enjoy the panoramic views from the Club’s comfortable restaurant, bars and balcony. Our shower facilities are available 24/7.

Learn Sailing

Try sailing in our club Sonatas, available for new members and those thinking about joining.

Afloat

Our sailing programme includes cruising and racing; something for everyone.

Ashore

Our friendly clubhouse offers a bar, WiFi and modern changing rooms to members and visitors.

Join Us!

Membership is open to all; options are available, depending on your age and family.

Opening Hours


Monday to Thursday

Closed

Friday and Saturday

Bar 12 noon to 3.00 pm and 7.00 pm to 11.00 pm
Bar Snacks 12 noon to 2.30 pm

Sunday

Bar 12.00 noon to 3.00 pm

What's Coming Up?


SEE THE SAILING PROGRAMME FOR FULL DETAILS OF ALL RACES


Tide Times


Where We Are in Brightlingsea

Get in Touch


Feel free to CALL OR drop us a line to contact us

Our Club Administrator, Emma, will be happy to help you either over the phone or by email.