The Colne Yacht Club

Inspiring Generations Afloat

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.

Situated at the top of the Hard in Brightlingsea Creek, and with its own private floating jetty and launching ramp reaching out to the low water line, the club offers easy, clean access to the water. There is parking space under the front of the club for loading and unloading and short stays of 12 hours or less.

In the club house on the ground floor there are Ladies and Gents showers and upstairs there are friendly bars and a fine restaurant

2015 Sailing Program  - click here

Diary Dates

Friday 27 February, 7.00pm

Getting to Grips With Anodes

In this talk, Chris Harris, National Sales Manager of MGDUFF Cathodic Protection (ZINC anodes to you and I) will be enlightening us on the black art of anodic protection.

Friday 6 March, 7.00pm

Four Months In A Boat

We all have the dream of going off on our boat so what are the realities, costs, logistics and necessities of what long-term cruising entails. An idea of what went well, what went wrong and what could have been better. An illustrated talk by Jane Robinson.

Sunday 15 March, 12.30pm for 1.00pm

Mothering Sunday - Special Carvery Lunch

Two-courses 14.95 with a small token of appreciation for Mums. Please tell us who the mother is when booking.

Saturday 21 March

Cadets AGM


Saturday 5 April

Easter Carvery Lunch

Saturday 18 April

Annual General Meeting

Saturday 16 May

Quiz Night and Fish Supper

Saturday 13 June

Summer Dinner and Dance

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July

Brightlingsea Town Regatta and Boat Show

Visiting Yachtsmen - Welcome! 
Please book in advance to be sure of a meal.

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Views from the club balcony.   -  Click on the photo for full size


Colne Yacht Club, Waterside, Brightlingsea, Essex CO7 0AX Tel: 01206 302594