Welcome to Harlow (Blackwater) Sailing Club.

We are an active, family friendly club situated  on the south coast of the Blackwater at Maylandsea, Essex, in a sheltered creek opposite Osea Island.  We offer sailing for dinghies, cruisers, kayaks and windsurfers, for all levels from novices to experts.

We welcome new members to the club, please trawl this site to find out more.

Coming Up... 

  • 20th January 2017
    • Blackwater Icicle
    • MBSC Hosting
    • 13:30 start

Blackwater Icicle 2018 - Notice of Race

January 2, 2018

Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club

Notice of Race - Blackwater Icicle 2018

Date: 20th January 2018

Organiser: Maylandsea Bay Sailing Club

West Maylandsea
Essex CM3 6AL   
Tel: 01621 740470 (Sailing days only) Website: 

Racing will be governed by the rules as defined in the Racing Rules of Sailing 2017‐2020 (RRS) (Any exceptions will be in the Sailing Instructions).

The event is open to all classes of dinghy with a PY below 1200.

The race area will be in Lawling Creek and the area of the Blackwater south of Osea Island.

Fees: £10 double handed, £5 Single hander.

Each participating boat shall be insured with valid third party liability insurance with a minimum cover of £2,000,000

All entrants should complete a registration form.

  • Registration from: 12:00pm
  • Race Briefing: 12:45pm
  • Race Start time: 13:30pm

Prize Giving: The prize giving will follow as soon as possible after the completion of the race. 


Provisional 2018 Programme

December 30, 2017
Provisional 2018 Programme
Provisional 2018 Programme is available to view

You will notice that all the duties are blank, if anybody wishes to volunteer to do 1 or 2 duties throughout the year then please contact Clive Tarling, The committee will volunteer people for empty duties so please volunteer first,

This can also viewed here


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

December 19, 2017
We wish all our members a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and look forward to seeing you at the club in 2018.


Windsurfing At Harlow Blackwater SC

August 20, 2017
The sheltered bay we are situated on makes a great, safe place to go for a blast on a Windsurfer.  Here are some pictures of our windsurfing members out on the water...


The New Jetty Is Officially Open!

June 12, 2017

Ken Johnson (the architect of the original Jetty) has officially opened our new and improved Jetty.

Come down and have a look - it's pretty impressive...