Finally, the days are getting warmer, the evenings are getting longer and suddenly going afloat looks like a pleasure not a chore! Your sailing club is now gearing up for a busy season ahead and there is plenty to help you get the most out of it.
Back On the Water
, Saturday 29th
9.30 to 12.30ish
Think you have forgotten how to sail over the long winter lay off? Come along and there will be instructors and experienced sailors to help remind you, with tips and advice ashore, and exercises to do afloat. Free to all members, but remember, you still need a wetsuit or drysuit until the end of March.
Saturday sailing starts on Saturday 5th April!
Racing - Sunday 6th April sees the start of the Spring Series – a return to three races a day!
Racing - Wednesday 9th April the Twilight Series starts! 7.00pm start, all welcome.
There will be family sailing from 10am until 1pm on Tuesday 8th April, plus the clubhouse will be open on 14th, 15th & 16th April. There will be courses running on all these dates, so please repect instructed activity!
Learn to sail - RYA Adult Level 1, for complete beginners. 12th & 13th April
This two day course provides a great introduction to getting afloat in a dinghy and teaches basic sail setting and steering, as well as water safety essentials.
Cost £70 plus boat hire, members only. To book email
Sailing with Asymmetric Spinnakers Saturday 26th April
For all boats equipped with asymmetric spinnakers, hiking or trapeze, single or double handed.
A great way to learn your improve your asymmetric spinnaker work. Rigging and tuning tips onshore, hoist, drop and gybing exerices afloat as well as advice on steering the best downwind course and getting maximum course made good!
This training is running in conjunction with the Vago Open Meeting on Sunday 27th April and club Vagos are available for hire at a reduced rate to those also taking part in the open meeting. Preference will be given to those aged under 25 and sailing double handed.
Plus of course there’s lots more coming up soon! Keep in touch via the website or the Hunts Sailing Club Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hunts-Sailing-Club/160349837365993?fref=ts