Southport Yacht Club is host to a very active sailing community. The Sailing Squadron, located at 1 Marina Crescent, Hollywell is home base for multiple divisions including dinghies, off-the-beach catamarans trailable yachts, etchells as well as the Sailing Academy.
Would you, or someone you know, like to learn how to sail? Situated on the Broadwater at Hollywell, Southport Yacht Club’s Sailing academy offers excellent facilities and a supportive environment to both children and adults which to improve their sailing skills.
In addition to our regular club racing and learn to sail programs, Southport Yacht Club hosts a range of events throughout the year, from Offshore to Dinghies. Some events for the next sailing season include the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, the Great Race, Fastway Couriers Cat Weekend, and our premier sailing event Bartercard Sail Paradise.
Southport Yacht Club’s Sailing Squadron is also home to many elite sailors, including Olympic Gold Medallist Mathew Belcher, World Junior Moth Champion Jack Sherring, World 29er Champions Tom Siganto and Kyle O’Connell, just to name a few.