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Hertford County Yacht Club is a friendly club offering something for every member of the family from the casual sailor to the serious racing enthusiast. We are particularly keen to help those who have never sailed, or are long lapsed sailors to get back on the water - very much a 'grass roots' club.

We have members of all ages, who join in with both fleet and handicap racing, casual sailing and social events. We are an RYA accredited training centre and offer a range of excellent value courses to members.  

The club is based in the Lea Valley Park on a pleasant 25 acre lake at Stanstead Abbotts in Hertfordshire.

New members will receive a warm welcome. More information can found in How to Join, or just come along and meet us.

Club Annual General Meeting - 29th November

 The HCYC AGM will be held at 14:00 on Sunday 29th November.

Winter Racing

We are now running the Winter Racing format.  Racing starts at 11:00.  To qualify for the Winter and Icicle Series you will need to also sign up for a Patrol Boat or Race Officer duty.  Sign up sheets are in the clubhouse.

New club boat - "Roz"

Posted on 04 September 2015

 We are pleased to say that we now have an Omega double hander dinghy available for club members to use.  No formal booking is required.  Information and instructions are in the clubhouse.

Training - dates for 2016

We are pleased to announce the scheduled courses planned for 2016:

  • RYA Power Boat Level 1 and Level 2 Coastal 8/8/10th April 2016
  • RYA VHF DSC - 9th January 2016
  • RYA First Aid  - Saturday, 30th January 2016

Please contact Liz to sign up, or for more information.

Training is also available on demand so please contact Liz if you are interested in any courses.

  • Capsize practice in your dinghy with Instructor at hand/Sunday pm's
  • RYA Dinghy Level 1 and Level 2



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