The aim of the Junior fleet is to have fun on the water. Ullswater Yacht Club provides an excellent environment to develop young sailors.
Junior (Under 16s)
The Junior fleet is open to all young members sailing mainly Toppers, with the emphasis on fun and the enjoyment of sailing.Throughout the sailing season fun-based sailing activities run by different members, offer safe and supervised sailing adventures. Previous fantastic events have included on the water treasures hunts, relay races, climbing the mast and five-a-side football.
The annual Sail Camp is run entirely by volunteers and offers five days of sailing under the instruction of qualified RYA instructors and club racing coaches, while staying on the club grounds in tents. Sail Camp is open to young club members aged 8 to 14.
Ullswater Yacht Club is an RYA recognised training centre and run courses in accordance with the RYA schemes. All instructors are volunteers and are RYA qualified instructors in their particular discipline. The Youth sailing scheme offer four stages of training:
- Stage 1 - An introduction to sailing
- Stage 2 - To be able to sail under supervision
- Stage 3 - Sailing without supervision, a competent sailor in moderate winds.
- Stage 4 - All the skills to sail a double-handed boat as crew or helm
Junior training dates for 2021:
Junior training weekend - 10am till 4pm Cost £50 per person. Boat hire £25 if required. Ratio 1:6.
Saturday 15/Sunday 16 May
Junior Saturday morning Spring training - 10am till 12 Cost £50 per person. Boat hire £25 if required. Ratio 1:6.
Saturday 22 May, Saturday 29 May, Saturday 5 June, Saturday 12 June
Sunday 25 to Friday 30 July.
Junior Saturday morning Autumn training -10am till 12 Cost £50 per person. Boat hire £25 If required. Ratio 1:6
Saturday 4 September, Saturday 11 September, Saturday 18 September, Saturday 25 September
For details contact Sailing Manager Edmund Clarke, firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated 21:30 on 21 November 2020