LEARN TO SAIL/BETTER SAILING
Complete Beginner or only ever crewed and been told what to do? or you know the basics but want to improve. Enjoyed the previous courses so much you want to come again, then this course is for you. Dinghies and/or Keelboats
This is a series of 7 sessions based on the RYA syllabus. Fridays 17th May, 21st June, 12th July, Saturdays 18th May, 22nd June, 13th July Saturday 20th July (all day & counts as 2 sessions). £140 members (£170 non members) or £20/25 per session.
This is designed to have two session per month but close together so that you can consolidate your learning. It is hoped that you would stay on for the Social Saturday afternoon and the rest of the family would join you and you can show off your new skills! Application form below.
Bring the family out with you and join in our
SOCIAL SATURDAYS 18th May, 22th June, 13th July, 10th August, 28th September.
Opportunity to have fun, try different boats. Water taxi at 1.30pm out to the pontoons, back in at 5pm or why not bring food as the BBQ will be lit and stay on for the evening.
TUESDAY EVENING RACING
Wonderful gentle sailing and a great way to learn how to race without the pressure of a big fleet. Starts 14th May. (Tow out at 6.30 pm)
No boat, no problem, just book one of the Club boats. We now have 2 Laser 2000s and the yeoman which are all wonderful family boats to sail.
IMPROVE YOUR RACING
July 14th. An opportunity to have some coaching and then join in with the afternoon racing. ‘On the Job Training. Book with Bart Sawyer
ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS COURSE
Learn how to instruct the RYA syllabus whilst helping on Junior Week. ‘On the Job Training’. Your will also improve your own skills. 19 – 23th August. £30 to cover costs. Talk to Val.
BARTON BUGS new for 2019 – now fully booked!
This is for 5 to 7 year olds and is designed so they have lots of FUN and gain confidence on the water. There are two afternoons: Saturday 18th May and 13th July. It will be run as part of the Social Saturday, so parents will be welcome and you might even get a sail. This will be free but you must book if you want your Bug to get afloat.
Then your they can join Junior Week for three days, when there will be a mixture of sailing, canoeing, maybe a ride in a powerboat etc.
Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd August. 10 to 3 pm. There will be a limited number of places available. £70 members/£90 non members.
JUNIOR WEEK – last few places available.
AUGUST 19 – 23rd Five days of FUN, challenges and confidence building based. Learn to sail, improve your sailing, try a boat session. Junior Regatta on the Friday.
Oppies/Toppers/Advanced (Two handers). Course based on the RYA Young Sailors’ Scheme.
Age 8 to 16/17 Bring a friend.
£125 members, £160 non members & booking after 1st August. £60 to ‘borrow an Oppie or Topper.
Please return form to Val.
Safety Boat Training
Want to know what to do in this situation?
Do you want to be able to drive a safety boat and help with duties on a Sunday.
Powerboat Level 2
Powerboat Level 2 Training Course 30/31st March This course is the basic handling course and is the minimum requirement for doing safety boat duty for the Club.
Without enough safety boat drivers Club racing and other activities will not happen. 6 places only.
Already have your powerboat L2 but would like to improve your skills and really learn to rescue boats and people safely.
SAFETY BOAT TRAINING 13/14 April
If you have already passed your Level 2 Powerboat course or are experienced in powerboat handling then you need to do the Safety boat training. This course trains you to rescue people and boats.
Ideally everyone driving the club safety boats should have this level of skill.
Both these courses will cost £50, which covers the coursebook, fuel and certificates and is heavily subsided by the Club and the Instructors who give their time for free. Please complete the application form and return to Ian.
Ian Mason has kindly offered to do refresher sessions for anyone who has their L2 but feels they need some practice. These will happen anytime Ian is out on the Broad on a Saturday.
Contact Ian if you are interested: firstname.lastname@example.org