Worcester Model Boat Club are extremely fortunate to have gained sole access to a number of outstanding sailing venues across the region. Securing venues and ensuring WMBC members have the BEST facilities possible is vital to Worcester Model Boat Club. Our team working tirelessly to secure and maintain these venues, whilst reinforcing our relationships with third parties. This ethos is paramount to our continued use of these facilities and the continued success and growth of Worcester Model Boat Club.
As part of our agreements with our partner venues we have had to set guidelines to meet both health and safety, environmental and insurance criteria, therefore it is vital all club members follow the rules whilst using these facilities:
Worcester Model Boat Club have multiple venues available to Worcester Model Boat Club members, these are in the majority for the SOLE use of Worcester Model Boat Club members. As a WMBC member you always have somewhere to sail.
Any questions relating to club Waters and rules for these waters please in the first instance email:
Cob House Country Park
The home of Worcester Model Boat Club is Cob House Country Park, WR6 6YE. Here we have our own superb pond overlooking the outstanding Mayfly cafe, all set in the stunning Cob House Country Park. In the heart of the gorgeous Worcestershire Countryside. We have all the facilities of a cafe / restaurant offers, so toilets, refreshments, proper parking etc. We also have the luxury in the summer months of being able to park immediately poolside. So we meet for breakfast in the cafe and then set sail. Could ask for nothing more.
At Cob House we sail in the pond overlooking the superb Mayfly cafe, this pond for the sole use of WMBC! We have a bespoke launching facility, rescue equipment, safety equipment and a full size rescue launch (dinghy) all available to our WMBC members! The pond at Cob offers our members opportunity to sail any type of vessel from the smallest to the largest from the fastest to the slowest, Cob the ideal venue for RC, only thing we dont sail is I/C .
Our access is unrivaled, 363 days a year! and we can set sail anytime the venue is open.
Arrow Valley Park - Redditch
Twenty Seven acres (yes 27) of water, superb location and outstanding facilities (possibly the bet anywhere). Boat house, concrete slipway and wateride sidings, making launching of any vessel a breeze. Talking of breeze, absolutly superb sailing facilities for any type of vessel apart from I/C. From the biggest to the smallest to the fastest and the slowest and even our rag and stick friends relish WMBC.
Arrow Valley lake is set in 900 acres of public open space and incorporates the 27 acres Arrow Valley Lake. At Arrow Valley we have sole access for RC to the lake. We sail from the superb boathouse at Arrow Valley lake, this amazing facility is directly under the superb Arrow Valley Visitors Centre. Superb facilities here, including the cafe offering panoeramic views across the lake as well as coference facilities, toilets. In all a superb venue.
How many clubs can offer a boat house (fully equiped) complete with all the safety equipment, rescue launch, outstanding saiing conditions on 27 acres of water with bespoke access to the water. We use the nearby park parking facilities, so no parking in a muddy field. We meet for breakfast in the cafe and then set sail. You could ask for nothing more.
Conditions are two adult club members MUST be present to set sail and continue to sail at all WMBC venues. All health and safety and environmental protocols must be followed. Safety equipment MUST be used. Please make yourself aware of the full health and safety policy prior to sailing.
WMBC have access to a further two club sailing venues, Further details to follow.
During these unprecedented times we have established covid safe procedures for meeting and sailing. These details available to all WMBC members who have formed WMBC boating bubbles to enable them to sail. WMBC are in constant communication with Public Health England. This ensuring we keep our members and our partner venues as safe as possible. Our management team includes three fully qualified health and safety professionals. Ensuring our compliance and commitment to keep our member as safe as possible. We have been commended on our approach by local government and public health England.