Sailing Calendar


  • RYA Start Racing - May
    26th May 2018 - 27th May 2018
    09:30 - 16:30
  • RYA Start Racing - Aug
    18th August 2018 - 19th August 2018
    09:30 - 16:30

Adult Learn to Race (Weekend course) Racing is an exciting and sociable way to develop your sailing. From beginners, through to club racers and preparing for higher level competition, there is a course for you. Start Racing The fundamentals of getting off the start line and round the course Assumed knowledge – Sailing and knowledge (more…)


  • RYA Push The Boat Out 2018 - Free TrySail
    26th May 2018
    09:30 - 16:00

In 2017 Ballyholme Yacht Club had nearly 100 people try sailing for a day as part of the RYA Push the Boat Out campaign. Come and give it a go on Saturday 26th May 2018 – 9.30 am to 4 pm  It’s free of charge so come along and enjoy some time on the water.  (more…)

Event Phone: 028 9127 1467


  • Week 4
    28th May 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 5
    4th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 6
    11th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 7
    18th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 8
    25th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 9
    2nd July 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 10
    9th July 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 11
    16th July 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 12
    23rd July 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 13
    30th July 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 14
    6th August 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 15
    13th August 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 16
    20th August 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 17
    27th August 2018
    18:30 - 20:00
  • Week 18
    3rd September 2018
    18:30 - 20:00

Ballyholme Seals Ballyholme Yacht Club will be hosting Open Water Swimming again this summer in association with members of the Eddie Skelly Memorial Swim and Bangor Swimming Club. Many triathletes use the swims as part of their training. We cater for all abilities, however you must be aged 16+ or have written permission from your (more…)


  • Session 2 - Day 1/4
    29th May 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • Session 2 - Day 2/4
    5th June 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • Session 2 - Day 3/4
    12th June 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • Session 2 - Day 4/4
    19th June 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • Session 3 - Day 1/4
    26th June 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • Session 3 - Day 2/4
    3rd July 2018
    18:30 - 21:00
  • Session 3 - Day 3/4
    10th July 2018
    18:30 - 21:30
  • Session 3 - Day 4/4
    17th July 2018
    18:30 - 21:30
  • Session 4 - Day 1/4
    24th July 2018
    18:30 - 21:30
  • Session 4 - Day 2/4
    31st July 2018
    18:30 - 21:30
  • Session 4 - Day 3/4
    7th August 2018
    18:30 - 21:30
  • Session 4 - Day 4/4
    14th August 2018
    18:30 - 21:30

New to sailing?  Female?  Then this course is for you. WOW is designed specifically for novice sailors. It starts at 6:30pm on Tuesdays and finishes by 9pm.  No prior knowledge is assumed and it is conducted in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Session 1- 1st May – 22nd May Session 2- 29th May – 19th June (more…)


  • D&S June 1st
    1st June 2018
    18:00 - 20:00
  • D&S June 8th
    8th June 2018
    18:00 - 20:00
  • D&S June 15th
    15th June 2018
    18:00 - 20:00

Dolphins & Sharks 2018 This year, it all kicks off on Friday, April 13th.  All interested parents should come along at 7pm to learn more about how the programme will run this year.  Heidi, Shelley and other cadet parents will explain how the registration process works, what’s involved of the parent helpers each evening and (more…)


  • Friday Night (Adult) Sailing
    1st June 2018
    18:30 - 20:30
  • Friday Night (Adult) Sailing
    8th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:30
  • Friday Night (Adult) Sailing
    15th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:30
  • Friday Night (Adult) Sailing
    22nd June 2018
    18:30 - 20:30
  • Friday Night (Adult) Sailing
    29th June 2018
    18:30 - 20:30

Friday Night (Adult) Sailing returns this summer running for May and June to start with. The first evening will be Friday 4th May starting at 6:30pm. Friday Night (Adult) Sailing is aimed at BYC members over 16 who are looking to improve their sailing skills or just get more time on the water. You should (more…)


  • RYA Adult L1 - June
    2nd June 2018 - 3rd June 2018
    09:30 - 16:30
  • RYA Adult L1 - June/July
    30th June 2018 - 1st July 2018
    09:30 - 16:30
  • RYA Adult L1 - July
    14th July 2018 - 15th July 2018
    09:30 - 16:30

Adult beginner sailing courses The scheme is comprised of a series of two-day sailing courses enabling you to progress quickly from beginner to expert in a controlled, safe and enjoyable environment. Each of our courses are taken in Laser Pico’s and Laser Bahias. RYA Level 1 Introducing you sailing with all you need to know to (more…)


  • 9th & 10th June
    9th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
    09:30 - 17:00
  • 11th & 12th August
    11th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
    09:30 - 17:00

This two-day course provides the skills required when acting as an escort craft, safety boat or coach boat for a fleet of dinghies, windsurfers or canoes, or for racing or training activities.


  • Adult L2 - June
    9th June 2018 - 10th June 2018
    09:30 - 16:30

RYA Adult Improver’s Sailing Course A two-day course enabling you to progress quickly from your beginner Level 1 course and setting out the foundations of sailing for you. Carried out in Laser Picos and Laser Bahias with RYA Dinghy Instructors. Assumed knowledge – Sailing skills to the standard of RYA Level 1 Minimum age – (more…)


  • Family Course - Level 1 - June
    16th June 2018 - 17th June 2018
    09:30 - 16:30
  • Family Course - Level 1 - Aug
    11th August 2018 - 12th August 2018
    08:30 - 16:30

This weekend course is the perfect opportunity for the family to learn a new skill together. It aims to teach and develop the basic sailing abilities such as rigging, tacking, launching and landing, as well as theory such as wind understanding and knots. This course is best suited for families with children aged 10 and (more…)