Youth Sailing Club

RWYC Youth Sailing Club is intended for children aged 8 to 16 year old and no previous experience is necessary. They should however, be confident in water!

Training is from RYA approved Instructors and includes:

  • Safety on and off the water
  • Theory of sailing
  • Roles of the helm and the crew
  • Knot tying and rope work
  • How to rig and launch a dinghy
  • Setting off and returning to a jetty
  • Sailing on all points of sail
  • Capsize practice
  • Sailing single and double handed
  • Training-based games and physical fitness activities
  • Racing basics for more advanced sailors
  • Some paddle boarding and canoeing
  • Lots of fun

We provide buoyancy aids, and your child is much better wearing a wet suit. A light windproof jacket or spray top is also useful to keep warm. The water in the early part of the year is at its coldest. Appropriate footwear is needed to wear on the water, and bring a towel.

Please apply promptly to book a place for your child, as places (and boats) are limited.  The Club has 6 RS Terras, 6 Laser Picos, 3 RS Fevas, 6 Paddleboards

For further information contact Zoe Broughton [email protected]

2022 Availability

Over the season the sailing is divided into  blocks, these can be booked together or consecutively. Please note that sessions run during the ½ term holidays. The dates are as follows:

 Block 1Block 2Summer Block
 
Friday  4.30pm – 6.30pm
29th April – 17th June24th June – 15th July

& 9th September

No Fridays 
Saturday  10.00am – 12pm
30th April – 18th June25th June – 16th July

& 10th September

23rd July – 27th August 

Block 1; £135.00

Block 2; £135.00

Discount will be given if block 1 & 2 are booked and paid for together; £250.00

There will be a one off registration fee of £30.00 per non member family, yearly.

Summer Block; £115.00

Booking

Online Booking

RWYC Policies and Procedures