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The Queen Mary Reservoir – Windsurfing, Dinghy & Catamaran Sailing Centre

…is ready to supply you with windsurf and dinghy equipment for hire, teach you to windsurf or sail or offer windsurfing or sailing club membership schemes. Situated very near Staines and Ashford in Middlesex the Queen Mary Reservoir is easily accessible from all areas.. Just minutes off the M3, M25 or M4 – or by train from London Waterloo. Reading (35 mins) and Basingstoke (35 mins) by car. 

Opening Times

SUMMER OPENING HOURS

April – September

 

The Club is open for sailing/windsurfing 7 days a week with ‘Windy Evenings’ when triggered (see below). Wednesday Evening racing starts on 6th April 2016.  Weekend hours are extended throughout the summer season to allow people to stay into the early evening.  Normal, ‘non-Windy’ hours will be:

 

MONTH DAYS OPEN OFF-WATER GATES CLOSE
April M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
Wed 0900 2000 21:30
Sat – Sun 0900 1700 1730
May M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
Wed 0900 2000 21:30
Sat – Sun 0900 1900 1930
June M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
Wed 0900 2030 21:30
Sat – Sun 0900 1900 1930
July M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
Wed 0900 2030 21:30
Sat – Sun 0900 1900 1930
August M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
Wed 0900 2000 21:30
Sat – Sun 0900 1900 1930
September M, Tu, Th, F 0900 1700 1730
  Wed 0900 1700* 1730*
  Sat – Sun 0900 1900 1930

 

* NB Wednesday 6th September 2017 is the last day of Wednesday Evening Racing when Off-Water will be 2000 and Gates Closed will be 2200

 

‘Windy Evenings’ will be possible on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. They will be triggered when, at midday on the day before, www.windguru.cz predicts 10 knots or more for 1900.

 

Times for Windy evenings will be:

April                Off-Water = 1900, Gates Close = 1930

May                 Off-Water = 2000, Gates Close = 2030

June                Off-Water = 2030, Gates Close = 2100

July                 Off-Water = 2030, Gates Close = 2100

August             Off-Water = 2000, Gates Close = 2030

September       Off-Water = 1900, Gates Close = 1930

NB. Off-Water times may be brought forward in the event of poor light conditions or inclement weather to ensure the safety of all sailors.

 

WINTER OPENING HOURS

October – March

 

The Club is open for sailing/windsurfing Wednesday to Sunday, with ‘Windy Mondays/Tuesdays’ when triggered (see below). Normal, ‘non-Windy’ hours will be:

 

MONTH DAYS OPEN OFF-WATER GATES CLOSE
Oct Mon-Tue CLOSED    
Wed-Friday

Sat – Sun

0900

0900

1700

1730

1730

1800

Nov Mon-Tue CLOSED    
Wed-Sun 0900 1600 16:30
Dec Mon-Tue CLOSED    
Wed-Sun 0900 1530 16:30
Jan Mon-Tue CLOSED    
Wed-Sun 0900 1600 16:30
Feb Mon-Tue CLOSED    
Wed-Sun 0900 1630 1700
Mar Mon-Tue CLOSED    
  Wed-Sun 0900 1700 1730

 

 

Windy Mondays and Tuesdays

We will aim to open on Mondays and/or Tuesday if, on the Sunday afternoon before, www.windguru.cz predicts an average of 15 knots or more for each respective day. If we do decide to open, announcements will be made on the Sunday before on our website, on our facebook page, and on Twitter @QMWind

Times for Windy Mondays and Tuesdays are:

Open 10am, Off water 1500, Gates Closed 1530

Poor light conditions/inclement weather - Please note that off-water times may be revised in the event of poor light conditions or inclement weather. Windy Mondays and Tuesdays may not be offered if conditions are looking unfavourable

Contact Us:

Queen Mary Reservoir

Ashford Road

Ashford

TW15 1UA

Want more information or want to book?

Contact Us: email info@datchetwatersports.co.uk     Tel: 01753 683990

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