We teach Junior Stage 1, 2, 3, 4, and Advanced Modules: Start Racing, Intermediate Racing, Seamanship Skills, Day Sailing, Sailing with Spinnakers, and Performance Sailing.
It is run by highly qualified volunteer RYA Sailing Instructors and Assistants with help from club members and parents. All these people give up their free time to pass on their knowledge and experience to the young people in Neyland Yacht Club and parents are encouraged to help with rigging, launching, recovery and supervision.
We are a recognised training centre for the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) and a British Youth Sailing Recognised Club. We have been teaching sailing at all levels for many years. All the Instructors are experienced sailors, qualified powerboat drivers and competent in first aid.
The sign-up evening for 2023 Junior Sailing: TBC (March 2023). During this evening, parents/guardians can sign up their children to take part in training, meet the Instructors, and ask any questions they have in advance of the training starting in April.
Junior Sailing will take place on Thursday nights from 6pm-8:30pm for 12 weeks starting 27th April 2023, during term time.
Additional training dates:
Stage 1 only: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2023, 10am to 4pm.
All Junior Sailors: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd July 2023, 10am to 4pm.
Neyland Yacht Club is also a registered RYA OnBoard Club which is a programme that helps to introduce sailing and windsurfing as a sport for you, whatever your needs and ability.
The club currently owns:
- Seven RS Teras
- Six Toppers
- Three Laser Picos
- Eight Optimists
- One RS Vision
- Two Laser Bahias
- One ILCA7 (Laser Standard)
- One ILCA6 (Laser Radial)
- Two Humber Safety Boats
- One Jeanneau Dory
The money for these boats has been from lottery funding, major donations from club members and fundraising activities over a number of years.
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