Local Clubs

  Norfolk Broads Yacht Club is situated on Wroxham Broad and has a YBOD race every Sunday afternoon throughout the summer season, with points being tallied for a number of series trophies.  The ‘Allcomers A’ series for keel boats are also competed in YBODs and a number of boats regularly attend. Additionally the club has three events (two Open and one Closed) throughout the year, as well as Wroxham Week in July, which is open to members and visitors alike and culminates on the Sunday with the club’s annual ‘Jewel in the Crown’, the Diamond Jubilee Gold Challenge Cup for Mixed One Designs.  Contact NBYC on 01603 782808 or visit  http://www.nbyc.co.uk/

Horning Sailing Club has racing throughout the season for YBODs on either the river or on Black Horse Broad.  These races go towards series points, cuminating in trophies at the end of the year.  Horning has a regatta week in August with a full programme of YBOD and ‘Allcomers A’ races.  Early September sees HSC hosting its YBOD Open, a thoroughly enjoyable event on Black Horse Broad, with very close racing.  Contact HSC on 01692 630593 or visit http://www.horningsc.co.uk/

  Norfolk Punt Club at Barton Board sail YBODs on Barton Broad and has a very active fleet.  Racing takes place on Sundays throughout the season with club members sailing for points and subsequent trophies. NPC has a YBOD Open meeting for visitors in June attracting a number of visiting boats from other Broads’ clubs.  Barton Open Regatta in August is a wonderful event, with three days’ sailing over the August Bank Holiday.  YBODs have a number of class races and mixed One Design races to compete in, with very exciting, close racing.  Contact NPC on sec@puntclub.co.uk or visit http://www.puntclub.co.uk/

   East Anglian Cruising Club hold the Thurne Mouth Open Regatta in May and a YBOD Open Regatta in October, which are ideal to hone your river racing skills.  Contact EACC at mate@eacc.org or visit http://www.ea-cc.org/

   Waveney and Oulton Broad Yacht Club has racing for YBODs in their August regatta week in either the Class race or as part of the mixed keel fleet.  Contact WOBYC at http://www.saileast.co.uk/wobyc

   Hickling Broad Sailing Club has a number of regattas which hold ‘Allcomers A’ races.  Contact HSBC on enquiries@hicklingbroad.com or visit http://www.hicklingbroad.com/