LEYC has three jetties. A large floating jetty which can accommodates up to 50 Boats. All berths have their own electric access point with metered electricity and automatic lighting. Security cameras cover this jetty. There are a number of water supply taps along each leg of the jetty. Wifi is widely available free of charge.
There is a wooden fixed jetty which is there to accommodate smaller boats usually up to 20ft. There are berths for 27 Boats. This jetty has no access to electricity but there is a water supply on the jetty. The entrance to the jetty and carpark are covered by security cameras.
The third jetty at the club which is known as the T because of its shape is positioned right in front of the clubhouse and has no permanent berths. It is there for use during competitions and for loading and unloading etc. There is electricity and lighting on this jetty. The jetty is covered by security cameras.
There is excellent access to all jetties from the water and the car park areas. The car parking areas are covered by security cameras and an automatic gate controlled by members fobs, controls access to the entire site.
A jetty along the edge of our slipway was installed in 2018.
There are 32 mooring buoys in the bay with plans to add a number in 2018. The moorings are designed for boats up to 30ft and their position is normally well sheltered from prevailing winds.
There are stands for 11 static caravans, overlooking the bay.
These sites are there for the use of members only. If interested, please contact the office and your name will be put on a waiting list.
Lough Erne Yacht Club (established 1818) became a Training Centre (previously known as a Recognised Teaching Establishment) in the 1980’s. Sailing courses are provided on an annual basis – adult and junior courses, with power boat courses provided as required.
Skills learned on these courses can then be put into use by taking part in one of our many club sailing sessions.
See our timetable for details of which fleet sail on which day.
The training centre is staffed by qualified R.Y.A instructors who have gone on appropriate Training Courses. The training and equipment is provided by the club.
To apply for a place on a sailing course, view the application form.
- Sailing course application FORM
LEYC offers sailing throughout the season and in addition hopes to plan a series of Sailing and powerboat courses for young and old throughout the year.
The club has various fleets – Yeoman, J24, Fairy, GP14, Laser, Topper which sail throughout the season – so plenty opportunity to get out on the water, for all ages.
Please contact the office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sail & Power Training Courses
It is hoped a series of Sail and power training will take place at LEYC during the year. The online club calendar will contain all the courses month by month.
Junior Dinghy Courses 2019
Course One – 8th July – 12th July. The focus is on new sailors or those sailing at Stage 1 or 2
Course Two – 15th July – 19th July. During this week there will be two courses running parallel.
Course Two A – Focus on those who sailing at Stage 2 or 3
Course Two B – Race Training (for those sailing confidently at stage 3 abaility or above.
Course Three – 12th Aug. – 16th Aug. This course will focus on both beginner sailors and those wanting to improve their sailing.
Courses start at 9.30am, ending 4.30pm
If interested, please contact the office.
Members £105 + 20% discount for additional family members
Non-members £155 + 20% discount for additional family members
Adult Sailing Courses
These are normally over 5 sessions.
If you would like to have a Taster Session, please contact the club secretary.
Taster sessions are by arrangement and may be during a morning, afternoon or evening.
This Autumn, (2019) Saturdays 2nd, 9th, 23rd & 30th, we may be running a course alongside the adult Dinghy course, in which you can keep your feet dry. Just use the Dinghy Sailing course Application form and specify “Dry Feet Please.”
Adult Dinghy Sailing Courses 2019
A course has been planned for three Thursday evenings and two Saturdays in June. Thursdays of 6th, 13th & 20th Saturdays of 8th &15th. (There may be occasions when teenagers may be accepted on the course if accompanied by an adult.
Evening starts are at 7.00pm, Saturday times 10.00am – 5.00pm
A second and possibly a third adult course has now been arranged and is subject to a number of applications.
Adult course 10am – 4pm. Monday 12th August – 16th August inclusive.
Saturdays of 2nd, 9th, 23rd & 30th September. 9:30am – 4pm.
Members £105 + 20% discount for additional family members
Non-members £155 + 20% discount for additional family members.
RYA First Aid
Names are now being collected for courses to run at the club.
If interested please contact the office
Powerboat Level 1
1 day course
Want to learn basics of boat handling – At the moment, no courses are planned. This is being reviewed monthly.
Powerboat Level 2
2 day constant assessment course.
These have in the past been run on demand from May – October (2/3 persons per course) At present no courses are planned. This will be reviewed monthly.
Direct assessment is available, please contact the office for prices.
These have in the past been be arranged on demand throughout the sailing season. At present, no courses are planned. This will be reviewed on a monthly basis.
The following courses may be run on demand, there is a waiting list, so if you are interested please contact us and we will let you know when the next available course will be.
RYA VHF Course
RYA Day Skipper Shorebased Course
RYA Practical Day Skipper Course
For more information on all courses contact email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PAYMENT IS DUE AT THE TIME OF APPLYING FOR A COURSE
There will be no refund if withdrawing within one week of the course starting.
50% refund if withdrawing two or three weeks before the course starting.
Full refund if withdrawing four or more weeks before the start of a course.
The Committee can use their discretion.
The clubhouse has excellent facilities, for male and female members, including hot showers and heated changing rooms. There is a multi purpose hall with a pool table and table tennis area. A member’s kitchen with all the usual facilities including cooker, microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer.
There is also a larger well equipped catering kitchen which is used to prepare food on a larger scale for organised events.
We have a well stocked bar and lounge which is open when there is demand and on days when events are organised throughout the boating season. We have defibrillators in case of an emergency.
Access to the clubhouse is controlled by coded locks which come into use during quiet periods of the season when staff are not present. Security cameras cover the entrance to the clubhouse and the parking area in front.
LEYC general office is also accommodated in the clubhouse and is staffed Monday, Wednesday and Friday of every week.