Situated on London’s largest reservoir, just west of London Heathrow with easy train access from Paddington and Waterloo, Datchet Watersports is blessed with excellent facilities for windsurfing, dinghy sailing and corporate events. These include the vast stretch of water, the beautiful views across to Windsor Castle, excellent “galley” or catering facilities, large comfortable viewing lounge, conference/meeting rooms and ample car parking right next to the water.
The Water is Big!
At over a mile across, it is one of the largest of London’s reservoirs. Queen Mother Reservoir is huge! For windsurfers, when the wind is in the right direction, you can blast for over a mile without turning around! Much further than you would venture out at the coast!
We boast fleets of catamarans that many other clubs cannot accommodate because of their smaller size. High performance asymmetric spinnaker boats have enough room to really stretch their legs – The sailing club even has a few resident 18ft Skiffs!
Keith’s Kitchen provide excellent catering and fully-licensed bar facilities. The Galley is open Saturdays & Sundays all year round, Wednesday evenings from May-September. Try one of their fantastic breakfast baguettes, have a coffee and a snack, or something more hearty. The roast dinner for £5 really is incredible! The Galley is a “wet area” which you can access whilst still in wetsuits. Great for a hot chocolate when it’s cold, or grabbing a cold drink and an ice-cream when it’s hot!
The caterers can also organise menus for functions on and off-site. We use the catering for all our corporate events and parties, and we’ve had nothing but compliments. Everything from simple cold buffets, to barbeques and full 3 course dinners.
The Windsor Room is a comfortable lounge that overlooks the water across to Windsor Castle and the Great Park. It has been used for large meetings, wedding receptions, parties, and is a popular place for members and visitors to sit in the warmth and watch the action.It can accommodate conferences of up to 120 people in a variety of formats.
The Boardroom provides seating for 20 around a central table. There is also a Wet Lecture room which can be used by coaches and instructors bringing students off the water, or as another breakout room for larger meetings.