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Sailing in Suffolk. Suffolk has a long stretch of coastline with some fantastic sailing schools offering great days out on the water. To find the best schools nearest your location of interest in Suffolk use our What To Do in Suffolk guide by visiting www.thesuffolkguide.co.uk

Written by Mark

Historic Sailing Barge Victor

Sailing Barge Victor, Ipswich, Suffolk

Summertime is the perfect season for a gentle sail along one of Suffolk’s many rivers. Better still if the trip takes place on an historic sailing barge such as the Sailing Barge Victor, which sails out of Ipswich and along the beautiful River Orwell. I took such a trip recently, on a warm Friday evening….

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Written by Mark

Vintage Ipswich

Vintage Ipswich

A river cruise, a walking tour and museum visit. These were the three things on our itinerary as we headed off for a day out in Ipswich, Suffolk’s county town. The weather was fine and held the promise of a relaxing day meandering around town and a calm evening out on the water. Ipswich has…

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Written by Mike S

St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association

St Edmundsbury Sailing & Canoeing Association

St Edmundsbury Sailing and Canoeing Association (SESCA) is a small, family orientated watersports club based at Lackford Lake, 5 miles NW of Bury St Edmunds. The Club runs on-water events from the last weekend in March until early November. Dinghy racing is organised on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays with pursuit races being held on…

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The Ramsholt Arms | Ramsholt

The Ramsholt Arms | Ramsholt

The Ramsholt Arms is a lovely pub on the river Deben near Woodbridge, We like to go there for a good day out taking in Orford Castle, the Butley Oysteridge,  Orford Ness or Sutton Hoo as well. You can walk up the river bank from the pub and find fossilised sharks teeth lying on the…

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Written by Stephanie

River Alde | Orford

River Alde | Orford

  If you are sailing up to Aldeburgh this is the way you go and a very exciting start it can be too, I have done it 4 times and felt to bottom twice as there is about a 20 minute ‘window’ when you can get over the sand and gravel bar which blocks the river…

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