The Victoria Nyanza Sailing Club in Uganda is the place to be for (prospective) sailing enthusiasts in Uganda. Beautifully located in a sheltered bay at the shores of Lake Victoria in Kampala, the VNSC offers 52 weeks of excellent sailing sailing conditions in a friendly and sporty environment.
The VNSC organises sailing events every Sunday afternoon. Activities start at usually 13.00, and may be competitive sailing, training, and fun sailing.
The Victoria Nyanza Sailing club has a professional training programme for adults and children. Twice a year, in January and September, the VNSC offers an adult sailing beginners course during two consequtive weekends. Children's course are organised at request. You can subscribe to the sailing course by clicking here.
The clubhouse with its stunning view, the bar, kids swimming pool, and excellent lunches on Sunday provide a perfect setting for those who just want to relax after and before a hard week's work. The VNSC is located 12 km from Kampala, and can be reached by boat from Munyonyo and by car.
The VNSC premises are also the perfect place for official functions, school outings and parties.
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The VNSC is situated on a large compound at the lake shore and has the following facilities:
The club is open to members seven days a week. On weekdays and Saturdays you have to bring their own drinks and food. Non-members are welcome by introduction of a member, for a maximum of 6 visits.
The VNSC premises and facilities can be hired for functions and parties at a fee to be decided by the committee and depending on the services required and the number of people in the party.
The following standard fees apply:
|Activity||Members||Non members adults||Children 5-15|
|Laser boat hire per day||40,000||80,000||same|
|Optimist boat hire per day||20,000||40,000||same|
|Scheduled ferry return Munyonyo||10,000||10,000||5,000|
|Private ferry one way Mynyonyo||30,000||40,000||same|
|Lunch, tea and cake||20,000||20,000||10,000|
|Tea and cake only||8,000||8,000||4,000|
|Camping per night||15,000||20,000||10,000|
|Visitor per per son per day||10,000||5,000|
The VNSC has a limited number of Laser and Optimist dinghies for hire. Before you can hire a boat and take it out, you must have shown to a committee member present that you are able to sail a boat safely. To book a boat, call the club manager before 11:00 am on the day you want to sail , and let her know what type of boat and type of rig you need. On arrival at the club present yourself to the club manager, who will hand-over the boat to you. Please note that the club bears no responsibility for any injury or calamity that may happen to you while sailing a VNSC boat. Also be aware that any damages to the boat beyond normal wear and tear shall be charged on top of the hire fee.