Sailing is a fantastic activity to be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. Discover Sailing is a National Campaign backed by the RYA to encourage people into the sport/pastime of Sailing.

You can experience for the first time or as a returning participant at your local sailing club; Elton Sailing Club (ESC) Bury.  We are located at Elton Reservoir, High Bank, Bury BL8 2BR.

We are holding 2 special open days to provide you with FREE introductory taster Sessions, these are to be held on Saturday 27 April 2024 and Saturday 18 May 2024

If you are interested, please follow the link below and complete the form:- 

or contact us at or Phone 0161 764 2858.

If you cannot make either of these days then contact us or visit on a Saturday or Sunday and we will try and make arrangements for you.

Come on Down and Have A Go, What have you got to Lose

No special equipment needed, just comfortable clothes and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet, you are not expected to get wet but just in case bring a change of clothing and a towel.

Elton Sailing Club is one of the oldest established sailing clubs in the region being formed in 1858, we have developed sailors from Novice to National Champions and Olympic medalists.

We have fantastic facilities envied by many other clubs, we can provide you with all the equipment and training needed for you to progress with the activity of sailing whether you wish to participate as a sport and enjoy racing or as a leisurely pastime to enjoy.

We have a thriving junior training team who won regional honors last year, We have dedicated sessions for ladies. We cater for all ages, we currently have young sailors from 6 year old to Octogenarian Master sailors. We provide equipment and training to get you to a good level. We have an active club level racing program. We enjoy social events utilising our function rooms, bar and kitchen facilities.

We Are A Happy Sociable Club, enjoying our sport/pastime of Sailing And Socialising

We look forward to meeting you.