Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club

Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club

Located in West Molesey near Hampton Court on the Surrey/London border, the sailing club provides great sailing and water sports facilities for all ages.  We are a family friendly sailing club that caters for all who want to sail, windsurf and paddle board from complete novices to world champions.  The sailing club has many membership options with monthly payment plans as well as free to use club boats.  We run training for adults and youths, casual sailing as well as our all year round class and handicap racing.  There is easy launching, good turnouts and excellent facilities for both sailors and spectators.  Our Clubhouse has a bar and cafe where we run great social activites such as films nights, dances and quizes. The sailing area is a 122 acre raised reservoir with no unexpected shallows and  no obstructions.

About Us
Forthcoming Events & Training

Forthcoming Events & Training

FRIENDLY FRIDAY - May 21
SATURDAY START RACING - May 15 to June 5
SATURDAY INTERMEDIATE RACING - June 19 to July 17 
RYA FIRST AID COURSE - June 5
​​​​​​​CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS - June 6
RYA DINGHY INSTRUCTOR - June 23 - 27

Events
Learn to Sail

Learn to Sail

The Club offers many courses for all ages from learning to sail, to improving your racing skills. We run a junior sailing school on Sunday afternoons, school holiday courses, and advanced junior training during the winter.  For adults we offer learn to sail (RYA Level 1 & RYA Level 2), improve your sailing and our racing school on Tuesday evenings. 
All these courses offer high quality sailing tuition in a safe and fun environment.

Learn To Sail

Latest News

Keep up to date with the latest happenings at the sailing club. From race reports to sailors blogs you will find all the sailing news here.

IBRSC Clubhouse Opening - Stage 3 Lo

IBRSC Clubhouse Opening - Stage 3 Lo

17th May 2021. Dear Members As you are no doubt aware today the country has entered stage 3 of the easing of the lockdown. This allows us to open the clubhouse to the membership. However, the law and the advice from the UK Government means we will still have some restrictions in place as follow...

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RS 400 Tips and Tricks

RS 400 Tips and Tricks

Here are some key takeaways from our training day with Rich Ashwell BOAT SET UP - Mark kite halyard to allow crew to know when it is fully up. - Adjust outhaul length so it can be flicked off and automatically goes to downwind setting - Move toe straps inboard to allow calves to be clear of the side...

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First Aid course

RYA First Aid Course - 5 June 2021

Island Barn RYA First Aid Courses We're planning two RYA First Aid courses at the club- and this i...

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RYA DINGHY INSTRUCTOR COURSE - June

RYA DINGHY INSTRUCTOR COURSE - June

Bookings now open for Island Barn's dinghy instructor course. This course wlll teach you how to turn...

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Club Open with Stage 3 Restrictions    find out more
this month

The Sailing Programme

DATEDESCRIPTIONAM / PM
Wed, 19 MayWednesday Handicap
Fri, 21 MayFriendly Friday
Sat, 22 MayRYA Powerboat 2 course (May 22 & 29)
Saturday Race Coaching - Adult Start Racing
B2B
Sun, 23 MayJunior Sailing SchoolPursuit / Class
Tue, 25 MayTrysail
Wed, 26 MayWednesday Handicap
Sat, 29 MaySaturday Race Coaching - Adult Start Racing
RYA Powerboat 2 course (May 22 & 29)
B2B
Sun, 30 MayJunior Sailing SchoolPursuit / Class
Tue, 01 JunTrysail
Wed, 02 JunWednesday Handicap
Sat, 05 JunSaturday Race Coaching - Adult Start Racing
RYA First Aid (Saturday 1-day course)
Safety Boat Handling & Rescue (non-RYA) - am
Safety Boat Handling & Rescue (non-RYA) - pm
B2B
Sun, 06 JunClub Championship & Masters/Vets
Junior Sailing School
Tue, 08 JunTrysail
Wed, 09 JunWednesday Handicap
Sat, 12 JunRYA Powerboat 2 course (June 12 & 19) B2B
See the full programme
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