Experience Sailing!

Whether you are hoping to freeboard in the islands, learn to sail or get away from your daily grind, the Sudbury Yacht club provides you with a quick getaway

Learn to Sail/Join the SYC

About Us

Club History

The Sudbury Yacht club was founded in 1959. Over the years we have hosted international regattas and innumerable local competitions.

Sailing fleets

There are four main fleets at the SYC appealing to range of sailing capabilities. The large day sailers, the competitive lasers and y-flyers and the beach catamarans.

Location, Location, Location

Located minutes from Greater Subury's downtown on beautiful lake Ramsey. The club faces Science North and is surrounded by the Ramsey Lake boardwalk.

We’re A Family Oriented Sailing Club.

Whether it be the wading pool, the swim raft or sailing activities the SYC has always had a focus on family activities.

On-site BBQs and picnic tables

The SYC is often described as “camp in the middle of the city”. Beautiful lake views provide a great backdrop for evening family meals.

Sailing Lessons for All Ages

Whether it be Sailing School, Come Sail With Us or free advise from the members you will be able to learn so much about sailing.

Club House Available for Private Functions

SYC members can request the use of the club house for private functions. The A-frame has a capacity of 50 persons and has hosted weddings, bridal/baby showers and movie sets.

Friendly weekly racing

For those who are more competitive, the SYC hosts racing events on Sunday, Monday and Wednesdays. There is nothing like a little competition to hone your skills.

Learning Sailing

Come sail with us

You've learned the basics of sailing, and now want to learn more about boat ownership - join Come Sail With Us the Yacht Club's Hands-on Mentorship program


Sailing is like golf (but more fun), you can learn the basics quickly and then spend the rest of your life honing your skills. Participation and practice are the key to honing your skills, join the club and get out Contact us to learn more


Number of Fleets


Yearly Turner cup pursuits


Longest boat (ft)


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SYC Sailing school

We operate from the beautiful grounds of the Sudbury Yacht Club on Lake Ramsey, just across from the Science North. Our Mission is to provide instruction in sailing for people of all ages and abilities in a fun and safe environment. The Sailing School is a member and is committed to the principles of True Sport

Youth Day camps

Monday to Friday day camps from June through August

see Youth Sailing School Page

Adult evening and week-end lessons

Courses can be provided to meet your schedule

see Adult Sailing School Page

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Come Sail With Us

Come Sail with Us The program is a hands on sailing experience, mentored by volunteer SYC senior members experienced in sailing.

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Contact Us

Contact Details

Whether you are interested in joining the SYC, would like to have information about learning to sail or if you wish to find out more about sailing - please get in touch with us.

Blueberry Island, 190 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury Ontario
P.O.Box 164 Station B, Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 4N5
Phone: +1 705 805 8056
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