The Lerwick Boating Club

Organises junior, race and adult sail training, dinghy / Shetland model races and yoal rowing training sessions as well as sailing / rowing regattas.

With the races, training and International yacht races – including the famous Shetland-Bergen yacht race – we are very busy during the short summer season, especially as we also welcome visiting yachts, whose crews use our shower, laundry and bar facilities.

On the social side we organise quiz nights, men’s nights, regular musical evenings and special functions throughout the year. We can also show big football and rugby matches on our large screen. During the winter months pool and darts teams use the club on a weekly basis. To find out about the club facilities and to make a booking click here.

Membership of the club is open to anybody interested in water based activities – you don’t even have to own a boat – or have set foot in one. We will soon get you started! To join the club all you need to do is complete an LBC Membership Application Form, which is also available from the clubhouse. There’s an annual membership fee, but we have discounted rates for families, retired, junior and disabled persons. We also offer a discounted associate membership rate to club members of other water based activities, such as sea anglers, sailboarders, kayakers and divers. To view the club constitution and rules click here.

We are always looking to welcome new members to the club, and we hope this site gives you some idea of the variety of water-based activities and social events the club organises.

Happy boating!

John Manson


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Scotland play Sooth Africa on Saturday (kick off 4.45pm). Match will be on in the Boating Club. Half time pies will be available! Hoop to see a few folk there. ...

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Water Sport Supplyanyone else love this as much as i do :)2 days ago

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Final regatta of the year and fantastic conditions. Huge thanks to Tony, Derek, James (and family) and Magnus for running the sailing. The Hairst Trophy was was sailed for by 8 boats including two guest boats from Yell. Fireball dinghy 'White Lightning' came out 1st over the three races. That's the last sailing of 2015 in Lerwick and besides the weather it has been a great year. Big thanks the LBC for their support and help. The sailors truly appreciate it! ...

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Hairst Trophy rerun this Sunday.
3 races back to back starting at 14:00.
We need guard boat crews so let me know if you are available.
14mph South East wind. High tide at 15:50.

Last blast of the year. 6-7 boats confirmed. Let's get as many as we can on the water!!!

Hairst Dinghy Trophy
Saturday 12th September
10:30 first race
Tony Dobson race officer.
Help wanted for guard boats.

Mirror junior Interclub will be sailed on same course too. 15 boats from Sandwick, Brae and Lerwick expected.

Get on the water for the last sail of 2015!!

Hi, I don't suppose there has been a key for the Isleburgh Hostel found at your club. We seem to have mislaid one 🍻🍻🍻🍷🍷🍸🍸🍹🍹🍹☺️☺️☺️😳😳😳 ...

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Anne-Lise AndersonI'll be heading down there tomorrow night and will have a look. Is there any 'distinguishing features' that will identify it ? Colour/shape/keyring1 month ago   ·  1
Fiona FlettThere was a blue fob/pad on the key ring. Maybe Lynnie Cursiter will be better at describing it than me, thank you Anne-Lise x1 month ago
Lynnie CursiterIs big blue more or less rectangle bit plastic attached to it with isleburgh and room 107 written on it, blue disc and some other thing attached to it1 month ago
Fiona FlettAnne-Lise, the key has been found. Thank you so much for having a look. x1 month ago
Water Sport SupplyIMO stuff like this are fab who agrees?1 month ago

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