Oxford Pirates 

The Oxford Pirates, our youth sailing club, meet every Tuesday between 5.30 pm and 8.00 pm.


This is a fun and easy going session for all abilities, providing a safe and enjoyable environment for all young sailors to progress their skills on a weekly basis.


These sessions are for members only but prospective members may can join in up to three times as a non-member before joining.  All Pirates need an RYA Stage 2 certificate.

Sessions cost £10, a limited number of club boats are available for these sessions and are free to members.


If you would like to attend Pirates please call the office 01865 863201 on Mondays to book a place.

September 3, 2019

Just a quick reminder that the penultimate Novice/ Casual racing day is happening this Saturday.

As usual we start gathering at 9.30, with a briefing at 10.30, and racing at 11.00 until 12.30. With afternoon racing starting at 1.30.

I was chatting to a few of the sailors...

August 27, 2019

This is open to all youth sailors that can sail around a course - ideal if you have been attending pirates. Depending on the total turn out of the event, we should also be able to discount the entry for Oxford members (non-members will pay £15). As a Rooster sponsored...

June 4, 2019

When I came over Tumbledown Dick on Saturday and saw the reflections of the trees on the Farmoor side of the reservoir, the prospects for the day didn’t look good. When Ian asked whether there was going to be any racing and was it was worth getting his boat out, it did...

April 23, 2019

An amazing first Pirates of the season - the biggest turnout we’ve EVER had!!!!

Thank you everyone for your patience in getting all the admin sorted at the start, but we certainly weren’t expecting 31 sailors in 28 boats this early in the season!!! 👍🏽😎

October 29, 2018

So very proud of the 3 Pirate Teams competing at the NSSA Topper Team Racing event this weekend (31 Teams, 93 competitors and 162 races held!!!), for a number of reasons.....

Firstly, there’s the results:

 Oxford A (Ben, Sophie, Barney) - 4th Overall and 1st U16 Trophy...

October 26, 2018

Jon and his pirates out on the water despite the 30 knots gusts as a final practice before the NSSA Single Handed Team Racing this weekend at Oxford Sailing Club.

Go Pirates!

October 17, 2018

After a great season's racing results, our juniors have now had more success with squad selection

Jon Tweedle who leads the OSC pirates said "Very proud to announce that Pirates Arlo, Emma and Felix have been selected for RYA Zone Squad!!! They’ve worked so hard this ye...

October 1, 2018

Huge congratulations to all the Pirates at Weymouth!!!!!

A MASSIVE amount of learning has taken place, in what’s a hugely intimidating event for a bunch of first timers!😎

The headlines are;
Emma - South Zone 3rd Girl
Arlo - South Zone 7th Boy
Felix - South Zone 1...

September 13, 2018

Pirates and Pay & Play 

Great fun for adults and juniors on the 

water every Tuesday. Check back for start dates

Pirates       5.30 pm to 8.00 pm

Pay & Play 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm 

For details click

Pirates or Pay & Play 

August 29, 2018

Just a quick reminder and cordial invitation to compete in the first of this month’s Novice Casual racing. As usual the event is open to all members, with half price boat hire available. If you’ve just passed your level 2, attended any summer courses or have recently j...

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