Saturday 18th May


East Down Yacht Club , Downpatrick, at lane 0.4 miles North of Killyleagh Football Club on Comber Road, Killyleagh.


10:00 - 12:00



Free event

Key Points

  • Lots of boats to choose from 
  • Free try sailing 
  • Experienced sailors will be taking you out so no need to worry
  • Enjoy watching the club racing after you get out on the water 
  • Get to see the club in action on the day, chat with members and ask more about sailing
  • Suitable for ages 8-80
  • Try boating.. dinghies, keelboats, kayaks
  • Family friendly
  • Enjoy the beautiful Strangford Lough

About The Event

Come to see our club which is a hidden treasure beside Strangford Lough, near Island Taggart.

Try boating in dinghies, keelboats, or kayaks and see the other activities we get up to, including social events, caravanning, cruising and racing.

This is part of RYA Push the Boat Out. Learn about further activities for potential new members.

Starting at 10:00 sharp, sign up for activities you fancy, talk to club members about what else goes on, and meet others with similar outdoor and social interests. Activities include dinghy and keelboat sailing, kayaking, and boat trips.

Push the Boat Out – Try Sailing and kayaking

Contact Details / Booking Information

Book online here by clicking here.

Contact for more information

Event Organiser

East Down Yacht Club

What's Included

Boating sessions, tea and buns, boats & safety equipment

What to Bring

Please wear suitable outdoor footwear and waterproof clothing. Also bring a change of clothes and towel.


Age, height, weight, and ability are not important, as long as you are quite mobile and aware of your surroundings. Under 18s should be accompanied by a parent/carer.

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