Training at Bexhill Sailing Club

Make 2017 the year you learn to sail! You know you always wanted to! And there’s still time!

Learn to sail at Bexhill

Join in and learn to sail in a friendly club environment. Bexhill Sailing Club is a true members’ club, all our Instructors and Helpers are volunteers who give their time and energy and skills to get you on the water! We look forward to meeting you! If you have already booked your place, why not pop in to the club at a weekend for a chat? Our sailing start on Saturday 18th March. See you then!

Bookings are being taken and there are still places available on our 2017 “Learn to Sail” course. The course fee is £280 which includes full membership of the Club. A deposit of £100 is payable on booking, with the balance payable by 30th April, six weeks before the start of the course.

Download the booking form and email it to sailtraining@bexhillsailing.club

 

“Learn to Sail” is open to adults over 18 with little or no previous experience. There is no upper age limit, but a reasonable level of fitness is necessary. The course leads to the RYA Level 1 and 2 Certificate, recognised throughout the world of saiing. You get free use of the Club boats after completing the course, up to the end of the season. Then you get free use of the boats again for the following year if you re-join the Club for 2018.

Training for under 18s is provided by our Cadet Section  and email cadets@bexhillsailing.club

Dates and times for “Learn to Sail” are:

Friday 9th June 19:00 – Enrolment Evening
Saturday 10th June 0900 to 1300 – Learn to Sail 1
Saturday 17th June 1300 to 1700 – Learn to Sail 2
Saturday 24th June 0900 to 1300 – Learn to Sail 3
Saturday 1st July – Spare Day – New Members Evening
Saturday 8th July 0900 to 1300 – Learn to Sail 4
Saturday 15th July 1300 to 1700 – Learn to Sail 5
Saturday 22nd July 0900 to 1300 – Learn to Sail 6
Saturday 29th July 1300 to 1700 – Learn to Sail 7
Sunday 30th July 1400 – Sail Training Regatta

The famous Bexhill Sailing Club Sea Week runs from Monday 7th to Friday 11th August with sailing every day. There will be coaching for novices available every day that week – this is not part of the course, but is aimed at helping the new sailors to develop their skills. When you re-join the Club for 2018 there are more training and coaching opportunities.

Powerboat Training to RYA Level 2 and Safety Boat courses are also available.

Dates are:

Saturday 12th August – Powerboat 1
Saturday 23rd September and Saturday 7th October – Safety Boat
Saturday 21st October and Saturday 4th November – Powerboat 2

Please download the booking form and email it to sailtraining@bexhillsailing.club or call in when the club is open.

Richard Eagleton
Sail Training Principal

Bexhill Sailing Club,
De La Warr Parade,
Bexhill,
TN40 1LA.

Phone: 01424 212906
Email: sailtraining@bexhillsailing.club

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