|Page Editor: Norman Jackson||Page last Reviewed: 25 Nov 2011|
It's often said, if you can sail on Ullswater, you can sail anywhere. The reason for this is that, because of the hills and valleys, the wind can come from anywhere - whatever the general wind direction. So one minute you can be running with the wind, the next you are close-hauled.
Quite a few villagers have boats and keep them at the Spit in Glenridding, where Pete and Steve are always willing to help you launch and of course provide a vital Safety Boat service.
If you don't have a boat you could always hire one