Wigan Sailing Club

The Friendly Sailing Club In The Heart Of Wigan

Welcome to Wigan Sailing club founded in 1968. We are a friendly, family friendly club, less than a mile from Wigan town centre. The club is based on Scotman's Flash a 60 acre lake is set in the Wigan Flashes Nature Reserve, a stunningly beautiful reserve which has been transformed from an industrial wasteland into one of the country's most important wetlands. Visitors to the club may enjoy the network of trails which lead into the heart of this beautiful area. Wigan Sailing Club is run by its members and  offers general sailing,  training at all levels and regular club racing supplemented by a healthy series of social events and club trips including weekend trips away to Abersoch, Coniston and Ullswater.  We welcome beginners and  experienced sailors alike and a variety of dinghy classes are sailed at the club.  Our clubhouse offers hot food and refreshments at the weekends and other club days. Do come and have a look round the club at any time and for more info take a look around our new website


Want to learn to sail? Check out our training page or speak to a member of the sailing committee.

Pictures from the past.

Above: An evening of training. Below: View from the jetty.