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Bartley Green

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  • 23 Jul 2014

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Birmingham, ENG
Wind Speed: 6 kts

Welcome to Bartley...

Bartley Sailing Club is an RYA-approved watersports centre for beginners and experienced sailors alike. Conveniently located in the Bartley Green area of Birmingham, the site offers superb views over rolling hills to the West. We have active fleets in RS400, Merlin Rocket, Phantom, Solo, Supernova, Laser and Mirror classes, with many other types of sailing dinghies also represented in our handicap fleet. We also welcome windsurfers and canoeists - our water is a packed and lively place to be!

RYA Recognised Training Centre Wind Guru RYA On Board Sailability RYA Champion Club Sailwave

Join Bartley...

Bartley Sailing club is always keen to welcome new members, both those wishing to learn for the first time or more experienced sailors keen to join in our racing programme. Windsurfers and canoeists are also very welcome.

Friendly, fun...and very competitive...

Bartley has great facilities on and off the water. Our purpose-built club house is equipped with showers, changing facilities, plenty of parking on site and a secure boat park for members.

After a hard day on the water, our professionally operated catering services provide a range of hot and cold food, snacks and drinks and there is a fully-licenced bar, at which you will find Bartley's members discussing the cut and thrust of the day's racing!

Bartley welcomes experienced, competitive sailors; families looking for a shared hobby; complete beginners and everyone in-between. To make sure everyone feels welcome we have a wide range of events, like competitive open meetings on the class circuits.

Learning to sail or looking to perfect your technique?

Bartley Sailing Club has an enthusiastic team of experienced sailors who teach a wide variety of sailing skills. There is a dedicated training room and a fleet of easy-to-handle dinghies in which to master basic skills.

The core training that the club offers is RYA Level 1&2 Courses (Start Sailing and Basic Skills). This course takes students from being a total beginner to being able to rig, launch and sail a boat in light-moderate winds. The club also regularly hosts training sessions for more experienced sailors of the many classes sailing at Bartley.

Whatever your skill, whatever your passion...come indulge it and experience the adrenalin, when you sail at Bartley!

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Learn with us...

Bartley Sailing Club has an enthusiastic team of experienced Sailors. We teach a wide variety of sailing skills in a wide variety of sailing dinghies, from RYA course modules, to informal training courses tailored to our members' needs. Beginners learn to sail in our fleet of single handed Laser Pico’s which are easy to learn but give an edge of performance and a hint of fun to the process. The waters are crystal clear and the instructors and membership are friendly and supportive. There is no better place for learning to sail.

Latest News and Announcements

Laser Grand Prix - thank you
General News

The Laser fleet had a wonderful day thanks to all the BSC members who supported the event and helped out with registration,rescue,RO,Press boat,Launching trolley management etc.


Paul and his band of caterers did us proud with great food and slick service.


Overall the event was well support with 31 boats all of which seemed to have left BSC with a smile on their face and hopefully great memories of our club.


Next year we are hoping to successfuly bid for an even bigger event being the Laser Masters Championships!! as we have shown how we can handel such events now.


Once again a big thank you to all those involved




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Room Hire

Bartley Sailing Club is situated on Bartley Reservoir in the south-western outskirts of Birmingham set overlooking the beautiful surroundings of Lickey Hills and Frankley Beeches offing a unique location for a reception party, family celebration, corporate event or Christmas Party. Our picturesque views overlook the lake and beyond, providing a stunning backdrop for all occasions.
Whether it's a birthday celebration, an office Christmas party, a Wedding or simply a family gets together, we have experience in tailoring special events for anything up to 100 guests.

Relax with people enjoying a drink and a chat with Real ales, local beers and fine wines. Our rotating range of hand pulled ales will capture the imagination of anyone who loves real ale, for others we have a selection of lagers, bitters, bottle cider, fine wine and spirits.


Contact the Club direct to hire a room for your special occasion on:

0121 4775872

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Bartley Sailing club is always keen to welcome new members, both those wishing to learn for the first time or more experienced sailors keen to join in our racing programme.

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Sailwave Results

Sailwave is a popular easy-to-use multi-lingual sailing regatta scoring program for Windows. Results are uploaded to our website regularly enabling our members to keep track of their stats.

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Photo Galleries


Members can submit their own sailing memories to upload to our Google Picasa gallery. Simply burn your pics to a disc and hand it in to one of the staff F.A.O "The Clubhouse Manager".

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