Welcome to South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club.

We are a friendly, non-profit making, self-help, community club with superb facilities for those interested in most forms of boating whether it is , motor boating,  cruiser sailing  and dinghy sailing, kayaking or gig rowing on our beautiful river.

 We are situated upriver on the River Crouch, 10 miles from Chelmsford, in the rural town of South Woodham Ferrers, next to the river at the end of Marsh Farm Road. We have excellent club house facilities including recently refurbished  showers,a  kitchen, lounge area and workshop for use by all members.

  Have a look at our 2016 programme for  our events scheduled throughout the year,  we have over 150 events ranging from: cruises to gig rows, kayaks events, dinghy events and social events.  If you are interested in joining us contact us on the membership page and we will be delighted to meet you face to face and chat things over


Cruiser Section


Dinghy Section

kayal course on the river crouch at south woodham ferrers

Canoe Section


Rowing Section

Members Benefits

By becoming a member you have access full access to all club facilities:

Club House

Well equipped with veranda and lounge area we have tea / coffee making facilities and a book and video library section all on site. Down stairs we have new  showers, toilets and workshop area’s for before and after your hard days sailing.

Learn To Sail

For those first timers our there we have 5 club Dinghy’s available for hire and for use with our learn to sail course’s

Annual programme

With over 20 activities per section we have an event for all tastes, from cream tea’s at the club to sail cruses both in the crouch river and further afield.

Private Slipway

For use by club members only our paved slip way extends all the way to the river bottom and can be used by any member for Sailing, Canoeing or Cruising.

Social Events

Along side our water based events we also run indoor events from dinner’s and party’s to relaxed BBQ’s on the veranda, We also have our popular Wii nights with Projectors and Wii Consoles.

Winter Storage

Our yard has all the equipment needed for winter storage with power points and water throughout the yard as well as hard stands and crane for moving your boat around.

Novice members Learn to dinghy sail for free

Members who can sail can use any of our 5 Club sailing dinghies

See our YouTube video about Dinghy Sailing here

With no joining fee for under 25’s

Click here to find out more!!

Interested?  Click here to fill out a contact form!

Interested in Rowing or Kayaking?

to find out more about how our club can help click on the underlined title  below!!


See our YouTube Clip about rowing here

With no joining fee for under 25’s!