The junior sailing course A (Stage 1 & 2) is intended to provide a brief and enjoyable taste of dinghy sailing - safely. The course is very much geared to individual progress and ability, with the emphasis on having fun whilst you learn. After the basics of sailing have been established, a few games and exercises on the water will be organised for you. You will be sailing in Optimist and Topper dingh>ies which are ideally suited for novice junior sailors. New for 2012, the final day of the course will overlap with the 2nd Junior Squad weekend at SHSC, giving you and your parents the chance to see what opportunities exist for additional coaching and sailing within the club environment. A great way to develop both your sailing skills and new friendships.
Buoyancy aids are provided. Sensible 'old' clothes should be worn whilst sailing, and please bring a change of clothes. Alternatively, the Sailing School has a range of appropriate wet-suits and spray-tops available. An ability to swim 25 metres is a prerequisite of the course.
The junior course B (Stage 3 and VCC) is for those juniors who have already completed their Stage 1 & 2 and wish to develop their sailing skills further. The end qualification of the course will be a RYA Stage 3 certificate, but the course will also offer some more advanced training including basic and improvers racing as well as (for older juniors) the chance to experience spinnakers and 405 sailing.
In 2013, the above courses are scheduled as set out below.
||Stage 1 & 2
Sat 11th May
Sat 18th May
Sat 25th May
Sat 1st June
All of these courses are open to members and non-members alike.
£118 for 4 day course
(Fees include cadet membership
£180 for 4 day course
ENROLMENT Application forms can be obtained from email@example.com, 01530 417357 or collected from the clubhouse. The completed application form should be sent with a cheque for full fees to David & Anita Ewbank.