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IMG 3720 250x167The 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.

RSDSC05637The 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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IMG 3834 250x167The VNSC is situated on a large compound at the lake shore and has the following facilities:

  • a clubhouse, with changing rooms, toilet facilities and a kitchen
  • a childrens' swimming pool
  • a bar, stocked with cold beers, sodas and water (open on Sundays only)
  • a jetty to moor boats,
  • storage for windsurfers, Lasers and Optimists
  • three canoes for ferrying people and staff
  • two inflatable dinghies for sailing support
  • camping space

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
Windsurfer hire 20,000 40,000 same
Radial/4.7 hire 12,000 24,000 same
Boat rigging 5,000 5,000 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

 

 

Photo22The 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. 

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