JUNIOR SAILING 2017
Watch this page for information about Friday training and news of competitions or training events being held by other local clubs. We will put here any information which comes to us, so keep checking this page from time to time.
Please contact Claire (using the contact form) with details of any events / activities to be posted on the noticeboard.
Two Rivers Junior Series 2017
The Two Rivers this year is going to be bigger and better, with Paignton Sailing Club as a fourth venue!
Dates and venues are as follows:
Sunday 21 May - Teignmouth Corinthian Yacht Club. Briefing 13:00 and first race scheduled to start at 14:00.
Saturday 3rd June - Starcross Yacht Club
Sunday 25th June - Paignton Sailing Club
Saturday 1st July - Exe Sailing Club
Sailing instructions and online entry now available at: www.2rjs.co.uk
Speak to Jane Hill or Claire Hughes if you'd like further information.
Optimist Training 2017
We are very lucky that this year The UK Optimist Class Association have chosen Starcross YC for some Optimist training which they are subsidising.
The training will be led by an RYA Coaches (and RYA Olympic Podium Potential Programme sailors) Clem Thompson (first 2 sessions) and James Bishop (last 3 sessions) with the aims of:
- The sailing being fun!
- Developing the sailors skills so that they can start to race
- Helping the parents to become involved and help their & other sailors in whatever ways they can.
- Some of the sailors entering the zone squad selection event at Paignton on 23 &24 September.
We have selected dates for these sessions where there are neap tides (or as near as we can get) so that the tidal flow is as weak as possible. We have also selected most of the dates so that they coincide with days when there is club racing so that the sailors can join in the races (Junior start & short course) with the aid of an instructor to explain how the races work and also to give the sailors tips as they sail around the course.
The dates of the sessions are:
21st May (non coached)
The cost for 5 coached sessions is £50 / sailor.
This is a great opportunity for the sailors to make some real progress with a top quality coach.
Suitable for sailors who can sail a triangle course. Sailors should have (or be getting) their own Optimist.
The session on 21st May will only run if there is a parent with PB2 who can assist with rescue cover.
For further information or to book a place (limited numbers), please contact Andrew Utting (Starcross Optimist Fleet Coordinator)
Roadford camping weekend June 17th/18th
Camping Friday and Saturday, lots of sailing, games, BBQ......Jane has promised sunshine again this year...don't miss it!
New Junior racing starting this Sunday (2nd April)!
Come and join in the first Junior series racing with your own start and your very own course & marks to go round.
There will be prizes awarded at the end of the series!!!!
So don't delay come down on Sunday!
This page is used by
- Claire Hughes
- Jane Hill
Jane or Claire can be contacted via email using the contact form.