Boats and Facilities
The Sub Junior Class for those under 16.
60 Optmist boats for those under 16 and weigh less than 45kgs. More than 80 percent of Olympic medallists learned to sail in the Optimist. India hosts 4 major Optimist Regattas at Hyderabad, Chennai, Bhopal, Pune and Bombay and one international in Chennai.
The Senior Class.
4 Omega class boats imported from the UK for adults. The Omega is a wonderful training vessel and is used for racing too. With two sails and a length of 4.7m, the boat can accommodate 4 crew.
The Olympic class.
10 Laser class boats imported from the UK. These are Olympic class boats and are also sailed at the Asian games and the largest Nationals are sailed in the Laser class. Hyderabad hosts two Laser Championships - the Monsoon Regatta and the Hyderabad Sailing Week apart from the nationals in either Chennai and Mumbai and one International in Chennai.
Built for sailor migrating from the Optimist to the Laser class, the Laser Pico is a wonderful transition boat that is fast and safe and great to get your boat handling right before moving to the Laser.
The Yacht Club as 6 Sea-going Triyaks or three-person Kayaks that are sit-on-top and great for exploring the lake. Kayaking is aeasy to learn and great for building endurance and staying fit especially for all-round upper body strength and endurance. The Triyaks can be easily paddled by one, two or three paddlers and is great for a family spin on the lake.
Safety is a prime concern at the Yacht Club and we are equipped with 5 motorized vessels with two Rigid inflatable boats fully powered by 4-stroke Mercury engines, one Inflatable for for short hauls, one long boat and one 26-foot McGregor class yacht imported from the USA.
Safety jackets are amongst the best in the world and well engineered with a crotch strap that keeps it snug to your body.
We boast of the largest Floating Pontoon facility in the state and one of the largest in the country for safe launching and landing and retrieval of sailing craft with a 100 meter jetty ideal for training.
The Yacht Club of Hyderabad boasts of a fully equipped Boatshed with video training facilities and an exclusive collection of video training material.