Established in 1955 and based on the River Avon at Saltford (situated between Bristol & Bath), we are a friendly club offering reasonably priced memberships, RYA Approved training, and competitive sailing for both experienced and budding sailors alike.

BASC Sailing on the River Avon
Family friendly Sailing Club

Every effort is made to engage young people in sailing and the social aspects of the club.

Fantastic facilities in great location

Great Clubhouse; 13 club boats; fantastic views from balcony...

RYA accredited training

Come and enjoy a thorough training experience gaining RYA qualifications at an extremely competitive price.

Competitive racing

Racing every Sunday and regular inter-club competitions.

Active junior section

To help with this we run a junior race series which takes place on Sundays and also on Thursday evening during the summer holidays – aimed at fun on the water whilst building confidence and skills in racing.

Sociable both on and off the water

Regular non-sailing Social events and annual Club trips to Studland and Roadford.

Engaging with local community and nearby Sailing Clubs

Inter-club competitions drive a bit of competitive spirit; RYA OnBoard membership facilitates our push to encourage young people into sailing (Scouts, Guides, local Schools...).